Charleston dentist offers emergency dental care for painful conditions

Dental checkups and professional cleanings from Charleston Dentist, Dr. Andrew Greenberg

Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA never wants you to forgo needed care due to financial anxiety or fear of dental care. Many problems that present as emergencies actually develop over time and could have been prevented. Avoiding Dental Emergencies by Addressing Financial Concerns Prevention may not cost a dime. Many insurance plans cover preventive services. These services include dental checkups and professional cleanings, which are vital to your oral health, and necessary to identify problems before they require emergency dental care. Restorative procedures are significantly more costly than routine preventive procedures. The earlier you address problems, the greater the savings. Any … Continue reading

Proper brushing, flossing combined with regular dentist visits in Charleston offer powerful disease prevention

Proper Brushing, Flossing Combined With Regular Dentist Visits are the foundations of good dental care

Brushing and flossing are the foundations of good dental care. When combined with consistent examinations and professional cleanings at your dentist in Charleston, Dr. Andrew Greenberg, you have a powerful antidote to the many common dental conditions that can threaten your oral and overall health. These conditions include: Tooth decay Cavities Gum disease or gingivitis Advanced gum disease or periodontitis Tooth infections (abscesses) To brush effectively, technique matters. It’s important to brush at least two times per day. Resist the temptation to take shortcuts during your busy day. Brush for at least two minutes each time. It is important to … Continue reading

Approaches to patient experience distinguish general dentist practices in West Ashley SC

Dr. Andrew Greenberg is trained to provide comprehensive dental services

You have more than 300 general dentists to choose from in the West Ashley area. To be licensed to practice dentistry in South Carolina, the dentist must graduate from an accredited dental school with a Doctor of Dental Surgery or Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. A board exam must be passed as well. Licenses are kept “active” by completing continuing education hours every year. As the term “general dentist” might suggest, professionals like Dr. Andrew Greenberg are trained to provide comprehensive dental services — from preventive checkups to identify problems and maintain oral health, to “reactive” treatments to get you … Continue reading

What Is Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease treatments by Dr. Andrew Greenberg

Periodontal disease, also known as “gum disease,” is a common diagnosis that encompasses a number of various symptoms and problems within the mouth. Periodontal disease has a wide range of symptoms, including everything from minor gum inflammation to bleeding and swollen gums. In severe cases, it can lead to the loss of teeth, causing permanent, irreversible damage to your gums and teeth. There are two main stages of periodontal disease. First is gingivitis, which is where the gums are swollen and can bleed easily. Gingivitis is typically caused from bad oral hygiene, which is why it is so important to … Continue reading

What Causes Periodontal Disease?

What Causes Periodontal Disease explained By Dr. Andrew Greenberg

Periodontal disease or “gum disease,” is a condition within the mouth in which your gums are affected by plaque and bacteria. Bacteria live inside of our mouth. This bacteria needs to be constantly removed, along with extra food particles and mucus, in order to keep plaque from building on our teeth. Plaque itself, however, is not the actual cause of periodontal disease. This plaque, when not properly removed with brushing or by dental cleanings, can lead to the formation of tartar (also known as calculus) when it hardens. If this tartar is not removed, it can cause bacteria to grow … Continue reading

What Are The Symptoms Of Periodontal Disease?

Charleston emergency dentist, Dr. Andrew Greenberg

There are many reasons why you might begin to suffer from periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, typically known more as “gum disease,” is most likely caused by improper dental and oral hygiene. There are other risk factors, however, that can make you more susceptible, including hormonal changes, smoking, diabetes, and over-the-counter medications. It is important to know the common symptoms of gum disease in order to know when to see your dentist to control it. The first signs of periodontal disease are typically seen in the gums around the teeth, and are signs of gingivitis. This includes red, swollen gums that … Continue reading

Take the knocks but prevent the niggles with Charleston Dentist Dental Mouth Guards

Charleston Dentist, Dr. Andrew Greenberg provides Dental Mouth Guards

Dr. Andrew Greenberg and his team at Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA join the American Dental Association in reminding you that April is National Facial Protection Month. As official dentist for the Charleston Battery professional soccer team, Dr. Greenberg knows a thing or two about dental sports injuries and how to prevent them. In the 1800’s boxers fashioned the first mouth guards from tape, gauze, cotton, and wood. These crude devices provided some oral protection, and allowed the athlete to focus on his sport while clenching his jaw. Thankfully, facial protection has come a long way for soccer players and those … Continue reading

What are Some Emergency Dental Tips?

Emergency Dental Tips At Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA, from Dr. Greenberg

At Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA, Dr. Greenberg is not only a general and cosmetic dentist; he is also available to patients as an emergency dentist. Charleston area residents are able to undergo emergency services whether they are existing patients or new patients of Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA. Even after you have scheduled an emergency visit to the dentist, it is important to have some knowledge of dental first aid when things don’t exactly go as planned. Here are some basic tips to help get you through until you’re able to see your dentist. Tooth that is knocked out If a … Continue reading

What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

Dr. Greenberg of Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA provides emergency dentistry

When the unexpected happens, you may need assistance from a Charleston emergency dentist. Emergency dental care is not offered by all Charleston area dentists, but Dr. Greenberg of Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA understands the importance of offering emergency dentistry to both new and existing patients. You never know what could happen, and some situations require emergency care. What is considered a dental emergency? Of course, routine cleanings and cosmetic procedures are not considered dental emergencies that would require patients to make a short-notice dental appointment at Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA. However, many situations may arise that require the immediate need … Continue reading

Charleston dentist offers preventative dental care tips

Charleston Dentist, Dr. Andrew Greenberg Offers Preventative Dental Care Tips

Dr. Greenberg of Mouth Carolina Dentistry, PA in Charleston is committed to assisting his patients in achieving great oral health. To do so, he is providing a list of common dental care tips for prevention of conditions such as periodontal disease and tooth decay. Brushing and Flossing Brushing and flossing should be done every day. Patients are encouraged to brush their teeth after every meal to remove plaque, sugars, and acids from the enamel of the teeth, and flossing should be done at least once a day to remove plaque and food particles that can become stuck between teeth. Eating … Continue reading

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