Center for Dentistry

For All of your family's dental needs! Our beautiful office is equipped for cosmetic, implant, general and sedation dentistry, and is centrally located in Aiken, SC - just 30 minutes from Augusta and 50 minutes from Columbia.

It is equipped with cutting-edge technology, including digital radiography, intra-oral cameras, computer imaging, and soft-tissue lasers, so we can provide the best care possible. To make you stay with us enjoyable, we favor a patient-friendly approach to cosmetic, implant, and sedation dentistry. Our highly trained staff will go the extra mile to make you feel at ease. Welcoming and approachable,

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Understanding Periodontitis 07/09/2021

Understanding Periodontitis

"Understanding what periodontitis is may not seem important to you now, but did you know that once gingivitis progresses into periodontitis this advanced form of gum disease becomes irreversible? Periodontitis is inflammation of the gums, usually caused by an infection, that damages the tissue and bones that support the teeth."

Understanding Periodontitis Periodontitis is an advanced form of gum disease. Learn the causes of periodontitis and ways to prevent this devastating disease from progressing.

How Restorative Dentistry Can 'Fit' Your Needs 07/08/2021

How Restorative Dentistry Can 'Fit' Your Needs

"Dental treatment should generally take place every six months, but it is occasionally recommended beyond a routine cleaning. Restorative dentistry involves the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of oral diseases. Your dentist may suggest a treatment plan to restore teeth that are decayed, chipped, cracked, discolored or even missing."

How Restorative Dentistry Can 'Fit' Your Needs Dental treatment should generally take place every six months, but restorative dentistry is often recommended alongside this routine cleaning.

Cavity filling: Procedure, aftercare, cost, and more 07/07/2021

Cavity filling: Procedure, aftercare, cost, and more

"Fillings treat tooth decay, preventing further damage and tooth loss, as well as the possibility of pain and infection. A filling seals a hole, or cavity, in the tooth."

Cavity filling: Procedure, aftercare, cost, and more A filling seals a hole, or cavity, in the tooth, preventing further damage, pain, and infection. Learn what having a filling entails here.

Get Detailed Info on What Causes Halitosis (Bad Breath) in Humans 07/06/2021

Get Detailed Info on What Causes Halitosis (Bad Breath) in Humans

"Social interactions are an important part of our day-to-day activities. These social interactions can be affected when you have bad breath or halitosis. This can be difficult for several reasons. You may not even know you have bad breath because of gradual tolerance to your own breath smell."

Get Detailed Info on What Causes Halitosis (Bad Breath) in Humans Halitosis is not only a concern for you but it may affect how others interact with you. Get info on what causes bad breath.

Aging Teeth Solutions: Keeping Your Teeth Young as you Age 07/05/2021

Aging Teeth Solutions: Keeping Your Teeth Young as you Age

"If your teeth have gone from pearly white to dull and yellow as you age, don’t worry- there’s good news! When it comes to your teeth, age doesn’t have to come before beauty. Although some problems come with dental health and aging, with the proper care and attention, in many cases, you can restore your radiant smile in no time."

Aging Teeth Solutions: Keeping Your Teeth Young as you Age As you age, your teeth age with you. Here are some solution to aging teeth that will keep your teeth and dental health strong.

Calcium deficiency and teeth: Signs, treatment, and complications 07/02/2021

Calcium deficiency and teeth: Signs, treatment, and complications

"Calcium is a nutrient that can benefit a person’s teeth and bones. A calcium deficiency may have adverse effects on a person’s dental health."

Calcium deficiency and teeth: Signs, treatment, and complications Calcium is a nutrient that can benefit a person's teeth and bones. A calcium deficiency may have adverse effects on a person's dental health.

Get Detailed Info on What Causes Halitosis (Bad Breath) in Humans 07/01/2021

Get Detailed Info on What Causes Halitosis (Bad Breath) in Humans

"Social interactions can be affected when you have bad breath or halitosis. This can be difficult for several reasons. You may not even know you have bad breath because of gradual tolerance to your own breath smell."

Get Detailed Info on What Causes Halitosis (Bad Breath) in Humans Halitosis is not only a concern for you but it may affect how others interact with you. Get info on what causes bad breath.

Nutrition - Its Role in General and Oral Health 06/30/2021

Nutrition - Its Role in General and Oral Health

"The Surgeon General of the United States has stated emphatically that “You can't be healthy without oral health.”. You can't have good oral health without good nutrition."

Nutrition - Its Role in General and Oral Health In this article, we go a step further and look at how the basics of nutrition, coupled with diet and exercise, affect life-long general and oral health.

Easing Dental Anxiety: Coping Methods that Can Help 06/29/2021

Easing Dental Anxiety: Coping Methods that Can Help

"Regular dental visits are important for maintaining healthy teeth and gums, yet dental anxiety, which is an unease about dental appointments, keeps some people from going to the dentist."

Easing Dental Anxiety: Coping Methods that Can Help Dental anxiety can affect children and adults, but you can cope with this anxiety and should keep regular appointments.

All About Silicone Toothbrushes 06/28/2021

All About Silicone Toothbrushes

"Having the right toothbrush is as important as the act of brushing your teeth. Learn about whether a silicone toothbrush is right for your oral health."

All About Silicone Toothbrushes Having the right toothbrush is as important as the act of brushing your teeth. Learn about whether a silicone toothbrush is right for your oral health.

Why Is My Tooth Sensitive to Hot and Cold? Causes, Remedies 06/25/2021

Why Is My Tooth Sensitive to Hot and Cold? Causes, Remedies

"Have you ever experienced tooth pain when sipping a hot cup of tea or slurping a cold smoothie? Chances are, sensitive teeth are to blame. While some home remedies can reduce discomfort caused by sensitive teeth, uncovering the underlying cause can help you treat and, hopefully, prevent this problem from coming back."

Why Is My Tooth Sensitive to Hot and Cold? Causes, Remedies Tooth sensitivity is a common issue with many possible causes. Learn about those, as well as temporary and permanent treatments.

Emergency Toothache Relief: Home Remedies, OTC Remedies 06/24/2021

Emergency Toothache Relief: Home Remedies, OTC Remedies

"Most causes of sudden tooth pain are easily treatable by your dentist, so you should make an appointment right away. In the meantime, there are some remedies you can try to find temporary relief from the pain."

Emergency Toothache Relief: Home Remedies, OTC Remedies If you have a toothache, schedule an appointment with a dentist right away. In the meantime, you can try these over-the-counter (OTC) medications and home remedies.

11 Best Practices for Healthy Teeth 06/23/2021

11 Best Practices for Healthy Teeth

"Achieving healthy teeth takes a lifetime of care. Even if you’ve been told that you have nice teeth, it’s crucial to take the right steps every day to take care of them and prevent problems. This involves getting the right oral care products, as well as being mindful of your daily habits."

11 Best Practices for Healthy Teeth Achieving healthy teeth takes a lifetime of care. Even if you’ve been told that you have nice teeth, it’s crucial to take the right steps every day to take care of them and prevent problems.

Travel Tips for Dental Health - American Dental Association 06/22/2021

Travel Tips for Dental Health - American Dental Association

"Even when you’re dreaming about vacation, there’s no place like home–especially a dental home base."

Travel Tips for Dental Health - American Dental Association Find out what to do if you forget your toothbrush on vacation, how to brush when water quality is questionable and more.

Pink In The Sink: What Causes Gingivitis? 06/21/2021

Pink In The Sink: What Causes Gingivitis?

"Gingivitis is an oral health disease that most often results from poor oral home care. Many individuals who suffer from this condition are unaware of it because gingivitis is seldom painful."

Pink In The Sink: What Causes Gingivitis? Gingivitis is an oral health disease, most often resulting from poor oral home care. Many individuals who suffer from this condition are unaware of it.

Types of Mouth Infections and How to Treat Them 06/18/2021

Types of Mouth Infections and How to Treat Them

"Mouth infections can be extremely painful and can lead to other illnesses. Regular checkups with your doctor and/or dentist and a treatment plan can help with both preventive measures and effective treatment of the infection."

Types of Mouth Infections and How to Treat Them Mouth infections may be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. Understanding the different types and causes can help you determine treatment.

Can Root Canal Infections Spread? 06/17/2021

Can Root Canal Infections Spread?

"If your dentist has told you that you need a root canal to treat a tooth infection, it can be scary. You may be worried about what caused the infection, and you may also be wondering if root canal infections spread. Understanding the process of root canal infection and what the treatment will entail can arm you with the knowledge you need to get your dental health back on track and prevent further issues later in life."

Can Root Canal Infections Spread? Has your dentist told you that you need a root canal? If you're worried about the procedure and wondering if root canal infections spread, read on.

Cavity filling: Procedure, aftercare, cost, and more 06/16/2021

Cavity filling: Procedure, aftercare, cost, and more

"Fillings treat tooth decay, preventing further damage and tooth loss, as well as the possibility of pain and infection. A filling seals a hole, or cavity, in the tooth. Having a cavity filled may cause some discomfort, but it should not cause pain. Anyone who experiences moderate or severe pain during or after the procedure should let their dentist know."

Cavity filling: Procedure, aftercare, cost, and more A filling seals a hole, or cavity, in the tooth, preventing further damage, pain, and infection. Learn what having a filling entails here.

7 Ways to Ease Your Tooth Pain When You Have a Cavity 06/15/2021

7 Ways to Ease Your Tooth Pain When You Have a Cavity

"Tooth decay destroys the hard enamel and dentin of your teeth, exposing the nerves and leading to sensitive teeth and toothaches. You need to see your dentist to get your tooth decay repaired, but what do you do until your appointment?"

7 Ways to Ease Your Tooth Pain When You Have a Cavity Don't wait to call your dentist about tooth decay pain. Until your appointment, here are some tips for easing the pain when you have a cavity.

Six Uncommon Oral Health Problems 06/14/2021

Six Uncommon Oral Health Problems

"Most people have to deal with tooth decay and gum disease at one point in their lives. However, there are other oral health problems that you may not know about. Thankfully, these issues can be easily treated by a dentist or physician. Learn about six uncommon oral health illnesses, their symptoms, and common treatments."

Six Uncommon Oral Health Problems Tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease are two of the most common oral diseases you and your family may experience at some point in your lives. Injuries to the face and head can also compromise the health of your teeth. However, here are a few less common oral health problems that may be worth se...

Dental Care for Seniors 06/11/2021

Dental Care for Seniors

"Age in and of itself is not a dominant or sole factor in determining oral health. However, certain medical conditions, such as arthritis in the hands and fingers, may make brushing or flossing teeth difficult to impossible to perform."

Dental Care for Seniors Seniors are at risk for a number of oral health problems. Learn about common gum and teeth problems that may affect you as you age.

Oral Health For Children | Colgate® 06/10/2021

Oral Health For Children | Colgate®

"If you're not sure where to start when it comes to teaching good oral care habits to your child, don't worry! Just like any new skill, it's important to start simple and help them learn the basics. We'll review the top tips for proper oral health for your child and then answer common questions about oral care."

Oral Health For Children | Colgate® Teaching your child proper oral care at a young age is an investment in his or her health that will pay lifelong dividends. Learn more tips and tricks here!

Facts You Should Know About Your Oral Health and Visiting the Dentist 06/09/2021

Facts You Should Know About Your Oral Health and Visiting the Dentist

"These facts are things every patient should know about visiting the dentist, maintaining good dental care and preventing serious dental problems."

Facts You Should Know About Your Oral Health and Visiting the Dentist Here are facts every dental patient should know about oral health, including info about visiting the dentist and how to take care of your teeth.

Dental Care Before, During, and After Pregnancy 06/08/2021

Dental Care Before, During, and After Pregnancy

"It's important for you to take good care of your teeth and gums while you're pregnant. Pregnancy causes hormonal changes that boost the risk of developing gum disease which, in turn, can affect the health of your developing baby."

Dental Care Before, During, and After Pregnancy Get tips from WebMD on taking care of your teeth and gums before, during, and after pregnancy.

How Long Does It Take To Fill A Cavity? 06/07/2021

How Long Does It Take To Fill A Cavity?

"No one likes having cavities, but ignoring them will only make them worse. Cavities won’t heal on their own and need to be filled by a dentist. A filling helps restore your decayed tooth and prevents further decay by eliminating areas where bacteria can attack the tooth."

How Long Does It Take To Fill A Cavity? How long does it take to fill a cavity? While getting a cavity isn't fun, the treatment only takes about an hour, so book a visit with your dentist.

Say No To Soda: Healthy Drinks For Kids 06/04/2021

Say No To Soda: Healthy Drinks For Kids

"Kids tend to LOVE sweet carbonated drinks, but unfortunately, their teeth are not such big fans. Soda can cause bacteria to flourish in your child's mouth, leading to tooth decay. But don't worry, we're not here to ruin a good time – we have some great soda alternatives for better oral hygiene that your whole family can enjoy."

Say No To Soda: Healthy Drinks For Kids Learn more about how nutrition can impact the health of your teeth, gums, and overall oral health. Find information on which foods and drinks are good or

Over Brushing Teeth: Too Much Of A Good Thing 06/03/2021

Over Brushing Teeth: Too Much Of A Good Thing

"If you are conscientious about your oral hygiene, then you probably brush your teeth at least twice a day. You may even feel the need to brush after every meal because you know that regular teeth brushing are a good habit for removing plaque and helping prevent tooth decay. So you're probably wondering, "Can you brush your teeth too much?" As it turns out, when it comes to teeth brushing, there can be too much of a good thing."

Over Brushing Teeth: Too Much Of A Good Thing If you care about your oral hygiene, you brush your teeth twice a day. But if frequent brushing is a good thing, then how can over brushing teeth be risky?

What Are The Stages Of Gum Disease? 06/02/2021

What Are The Stages Of Gum Disease?

"Over 46% of adults in the United States have advanced gum disease, according to the Journal of Periodontology. Despite the number of people struggling with this problem, it can cause severe problems if left untreated. We’re here to tell you exactly what gum disease is and provide helpful information to avoid and treat it."

What Are The Stages Of Gum Disease? Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss, learn ways to identify and treat gum diseases that include Gingivitis and Periodontitis.

What Are Canker And Mouth Sores? 06/01/2021

What Are Canker And Mouth Sores?

"Mouth irritations and oral lesions are swellings, spots or sores on your mouth, lips or tongue. Although there are numerous types of mouth sores and disorders, among the most common are canker sores, cold sores, leukoplakia and candidiasis (thrush). These are discussed below. If you have a mouth sore, you're not alone-around one third of all people are affected at some point. Nonetheless, mouth sores, irritations and lesions can be painful, unsightly and can interfere with eating and speaking. Any mouth sore that persists for a week or more should be examined by your dentist."

What Are Canker And Mouth Sores? Probably one of the most overlooked parts of your digestive system are the salivary glands, but they play such an important role to your oral health.

What To Do About Gum Swelling | Colgate® 05/31/2021

What To Do About Gum Swelling | Colgate®

"“My gums are swollen; should I be worried?” That’s something probably everyone has asked at some point and time. Swollen gums are a common problem for many people, and different causes come into play. Most are not anything to worry about and are easily resolved with treatment. Here are some things good to know about swollen and irritated gums."

What To Do About Gum Swelling | Colgate® Swollen gums are a common problem, and can have a number of different causes. Learn more about what to do if you are experiencing gum swelling here.

Types of X-Rays | Colgate® 05/28/2021

Types of X-Rays | Colgate®

When your dentist looks inside your mouth, they can determine a lot about your oral health. However, not everything your dentist wants to check for is visible during a regular dental exam. That’s why dental X-rays are necessary. A valuable diagnostic tool, X-rays, also known as radiographs, make it possible for your dentist to discover and treat dental problems early. There are many types of x-rays but they all fall into two categories: intraoral (inside the mouth), or extraoral (outside the mouth). , helping your dentist create a full picture of your current, and future oral health.

Types of X-Rays | Colgate® X-Rays are divided into two main categories, intraoral and extraoral. Find out more about intraoral and extraoral radiographs, here.

Why Do Tongue Lesions Occur And How Are They Treated? 05/25/2021

Why Do Tongue Lesions Occur And How Are They Treated?

"If you're experiencing an abnormal condition on the surface of your tongue (a lesion), you may be wondering how concerned you should be. There are various types and causes of tongue lesions, and they can either go away on their own or be a sign of something more serious. We'll break down symptoms, causes, and treatments for the various types of tongue lesions to help you do what's best to care for your oral health."

Why Do Tongue Lesions Occur And How Are They Treated? Tongue lesions can be the result of several different etiologies. Find out what they are and what you and your dentist can do about them, here.

Dental Fistula: Identify, Treat And Prevent 05/14/2021

Dental Fistula: Identify, Treat And Prevent

"Have you ever felt confused by the technical jargon used by dental professionals? Luckily, you’re not alone. What exactly is a dental fistula? How is it different than an abscess? We’ve done the hard work for you and organized the answers to your top questions and concerns."

Dental Fistula: Identify, Treat And Prevent A fistula is a canal that develops between two points to drain an infection from an abscess, and a sinus tract is a drainage canal that originates at a point of infection but has only one ending. Although these terms are used interchangeably in relation to dentistry, a dental fistula is more likely....

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