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Hate flossing your teeth?

Yflossing-gadget-blizzidentou’re not the only one! Many people tend to skip this step in their dental routine.

What if you could floss your teeth all at once? With Blizzident’s customized 3D-Flosser, that seems to be a possibility.

Blizzident’s goal is to use a scan for an individual’s mouth and cover it in the right places with dental floss.  With the device, patients could close their mouth around it and floss every gap in their teeth at once.

Let us know if you give it a try!  Like all dental offices, we support anything that gets patients to floss regularly.

Warning signs of gum disease

We support prevention – not paranoia!  And one of the many things we want to prevent is gum disease.  Below are some general warning signs to watch for.

  • Gums that are tender or swollen
  • Bleeding gums while brushing
  • Eating hard food
  • Gums that are receding
  • Any sores instead the mouth

If you see any of these things the next time your brush or have concerns, please bring it up at the next appointment with your Summerville dentist.

Should you improve your smile with veneers?

Image result for white teethYou know that look – the perfect Hollywood smile with white, straight teeth. Dental veneers are commonly requested by patients seeking that “perfect” smile.

It’s true that veneers can benefit people with stained or misaligned teeth. It’s also helpful when there are gaps between teeth or cracks.

Getting veneers is a permanent treatment that occurs over several steps. Removing a small amount of enamel prepares the tooth to receive the veneer and prevent the smile from a “bulky” look. Read more