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Differences Between Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry

If you’ve ever looked into updating your smile with dental implants, porcelain veneers, or orthodontics, you may have wondered whether what you’re seeking is cosmetic dentistry or reconstructive dentistry in Columbia, SC. Although there are key differences between the two types of dentistry, they can have some crossover and often serve similar purposes.Reconstructive/Restorative [...]

By |April 27th, 2022|Cosmetic Dentistry, Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on Differences Between Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry

Dental Bone Graft: Process, Healing & What It Is

When you hear the term “bone grafting” you might conjure scary images of Frankenstein barbarically piecing bone together or early doctors figuring out the procedure for the first time. You’d be right about one thing, bone grafting isn’t new. It is known to have been used successfully in 2000 BC by the prehistoric Khurits [...]

By |December 13th, 2021|Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on Dental Bone Graft: Process, Healing & What It Is

How to Tell the Difference between a Chipped Tooth and a Cracked Tooth

Our teeth are hard and strong, designed to be resilient against the force of normal use. Teeth can even resist most trauma. However, sometimes {{{{link id='163' text='trauma can overcome'}}}} the strength of the tooth, leading to serious damage, such as a chipped tooth or a cracked tooth. Figuring out which you experienced is important. [...]

By |September 16th, 2020|Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on How to Tell the Difference between a Chipped Tooth and a Cracked Tooth

Chipped Front Tooth? Don’t Panic

It can be terrifying to bite down on your dinner and realize a moment later that the hard chip in your mouth has come off of your tooth. We sometimes think of our teeth as indestructible, and we certainly put them through so much wear and tear that they can seem that way. [...]

By |December 30th, 2019|Reconstructive Dentistry, TMJ|Comments Off on Chipped Front Tooth? Don’t Panic

How to Fix a Damaged Smile

Americans take their smiles seriously. Down the aisles of any grocery store, you’ll find a plethora of whitening products, promising beautiful, bright smiles. While checking out, you’re bound to see the latest celebrity giving a toothy grin next to whitening gum. If your teeth are stained, this might be helpful — although not as effective [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|Reconstructive Dentistry|Comments Off on How to Fix a Damaged Smile
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