5 Health Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

While dental phobia is no rare fear amongst most Americans, many have to face the reality that avoiding the dentist can’t be done for too long without adverse effects on their health. In the following article, we’ll discuss why visiting the dentist will have a great effect on your overall health and wellness. Stronger, Cleaner […]

Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

When it comes to dental care, we often hear about how important it is to brush and floss properly. But what about taking care of your actual toothbrush? At Southern Charm Dental, we often find that our patients are using the wrong type of toothbrush, storing it improperly and often using them much longer than […]

How to Handle Dental Emergencies

Of course, it’s recommended that you be diligent about your oral health care routine – brushing twice a day, flossing daily, seeing your dentist regularly, and avoiding foods that can be damaging to the teeth. The bad news is, maintaining your oral health cannot prevent dental emergencies. And, because emergencies don’t follow a schedule, they […]

Types of Dental Cleanings & When You Need Them

You probably know about professional dental cleanings – hopefully, you’re getting those done twice a year. They are important to good oral health, but did you know that there are other types of cleanings as well, each with their own purpose? Read on to learn more about these cleanings and when you need to get […]

Oral Hygiene with Braces

While good oral hygiene is important no matter your situation, it becomes especially important if you have traditional wire braces. It’s no joke that braces make oral care a much more difficult task. It may be necessary to dedicate a significant amount of time to oral care multiple times a day. However, you will find […]

Protect Yourself from Periodontal Disease

If you have swollen or red gums, then you may be one of more than 50 percent of Americans who suffer from gum disease. Gum disease is connected with having other health issues such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, dementia, and strokes. Our dental physicians at Southern Charm Dental are available for regular dental exams […]

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