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Pediatric Dentist vs General Dentist

Pediatric Dentist vs General Dentist by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Does my child need to be taken to a pediatric dentist? Pediatric dentists are specially trained to handle problems particular to children, such as dental developmental difficulties and...

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Cosmetic Dental Care

Cosmetic Dental Care by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Dr. Ashley Covington DMD can perform a variety of cosmetic procedures to improve your smile—from subtle changes to major repairs. There are many techniques and options to treat teeth that are...

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Children and Pacifiers

Children and Pacifiers by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Many babies are calmed and soothed by sucking on pacifiers during naps or at bedtime. Pacifiers can be a very positive experience for your children, especially during their first six months of...

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Pain Management

Pain Management by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Patients become anxious about going to the dentist for different reasons. This may include fear of receiving local anesthetic or concerns about the effectiveness of the anesthesia. Negative past experiences...

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Continuing Dental Education

Continuing Dental Education by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC About Continuing Education Continuing education (CE) is an important component of overall professional excellence for dentists and other health care professionals. By choosing Dr. Ashley...

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Oral Piercing Information

Oral Piercing Information by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Oral piercing can cause pain, swelling, infection, drooling, taste loss, scarring, chipped teeth, and tooth loss.  Most dentists discourage oral piercing due to the many risks involved. If you do...

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Oral Hygiene

Oral Hygiene by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Bacteria can live in your mouth in the form of plaque, causing cavities and gingivitis, which can lead to periodontal (gum) disease. In order to keep your mouth clean, you must practice good oral hygiene every...

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Childrens Oral Health

Childrens Oral Health by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC What can I do for my child's oral health? Taking your child to the dentist at an early age is the best way to prevent oral health problems. A trip to the dentist also can educate you on how to...

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Bruxism

Bruxism by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC What is Bruxism? Is work or school stressing you out? You may be taking it out on your teeth through a condition called bruxism. Bruxism is characterized by the grinding of the teeth and is typically accompanied by...

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Oral Care and Cancer

Oral Care and Cancer by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Patients diagnosed with cancer have special needs when it comes to their dental treatment. It is important for patients and their dentists to discuss dental treatment, its unique aspects during cancer...

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Bad Breath

Bad Breath by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Halitosis, or bad breath, affects more than 80 million people in the United States. In most cases, people with bad breath aren’t even aware of the problem. Halitosis has a significant impact, both personally and...

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Athletic Mouthguards

Academy of General Dentistry by Lowcountry Family Dentistry | Beaufort, SC Whether you wear braces or not, protecting your smile while playing sports is essential. Sports related injuries to the mouth and jaw are some of the most common injuries received by athletes....

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