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Teen’s Oral Health

Teen's Oral Health by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Should I limit drinking soda? YES!  Whether at school, home or on the weekends, teens are drinking more soda than they have in the past. In 1977, 12 to 19-year-olds drank 16 ounces of soda a day. In...

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Technology in the Dental Office

Technology in the Dental Office by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Technological advances in dentistry have come a long way. As a result, dentists can serve patients more efficiently, effectively, and comfortably. During your next visit, you might notice...

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Sports Dentistry

Sports Dentistry by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Whether you are a professional athlete or a weekend warrior, protecting your mouth, face, head, and neck should be a priority when you participate in your favorite sport or activity. Taking the appropriate...

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Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a serious, potentially life threatening sleep disorder that affects approximately 18 million Americans. It owes its name to the Greek word apnea (meaning “want of breath”)...

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Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive Teeth by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Why are my teeth sensitive? Exposed dentin is the likely reason. Dentin is the tissue that makes up the core of each tooth. Dentin is covered by a protective coating of enamel. When this enamel wears away...

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Senior Oral Health Care

Senior Oral Health Care by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Proper oral care can keep you smiling well into retirement. Brushing at least twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste and a soft-bristle brush are important. Flossing helps save your teeth by...

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Root Canals

Root Canals by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is affected by decay...

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Periodontal Disease and Pregnancy

Periodontal Disease and Pregnancy by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC If you’re planning to become pregnant or suspect you’re already pregnant, it’s important that you see a dentist right away. Pregnancy may cause unexpected oral health changes due to...

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Periodontal Disease and Diabetes

Periodontal Disease and Diabetes by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC It is estimated that up to 20 million people have diabetes, but only two-thirds of these individuals are diagnosed. Studies have shown that diabetics are more susceptible to the development...

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Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Disease

Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular Disease by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Cardiovascular disease is a class of disease that affects the heart and/or blood vessels. It is estimated that more than 80 million people in the United States have one or...

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Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Everyone knows to brush their teeth twice a day, but many people forget about their gums! The word disease sounds scary— and it can be if you don’t take care of your gums. Here is some information about...

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