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Service Spotlight: Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) for Cavities

Service Spotlight: Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) for Cavities There’s a new kid on the block, and his name is Silver Diamine Fluoride – “SDF” for short. While the best way to treat a decayed tooth is through full restoration, SDF has provided an alternative option to halt decay utilizing a noninvasive technique. We pediatric dentists are always looking
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National Children’s Dental Health Month: 2018

National Children’s Dental Health Month: 2018 What does February mean to you? More winter? Roses and chocolates? For a pediatric dentist in Mount Pleasant, it means that it’s National Children’s Dental Health Month! It’s a perfect opportunity to promote oral health care, and I love getting parents and kids as excited about dental care as
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Tongue-Tied in Mount Pleasant: A Look at Frenectomies

Tongue-Tied in Mount Pleasant: A Look at Frenectomies We recently had a family rush straight from the hospital to our pediatric dental practice in Mount Pleasant. Their newborn was “tongue-tied”, and the surgical staff at the hospital was recommending a frenectomy, a procedure that releases or removes the offending frenulum, and they wanted to use
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Dental Crowns for Children

Dental Crowns for Children Try as we might to protect them, sometimes little teeth need a bit of help. It’s one thing to add a crown to a damaged adult tooth, but do children’s primary teeth really need them? The answer is “yes,” but first let’s learn more about crowns. What Are Dental Crowns? When a tooth is damaged
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What Are Dental Sealants?

What Are Dental Sealants? Children are notoriously bad about adequately brushing their teeth, particularly those molars in the back. Parents often wish there were a way to protect the newly-emerged adult teeth until their children are old enough to adequately protect their own oral health. Dental sealants are the answer these
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Dental Technology from the Future!

Dental Technology from the Future! When you think of a children’s dentist in Mt. Pleasant, you might not automatically think of “advanced technology.” Many pediatric dentists don’t always have the chance to move ahead with new technology, so it’s understandable that you don’t always associate the two. At our practice,
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