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Food and Drink Tips After Teeth Whitening

There are a few dental procedures where some basic dietary limitations may be recommended to ensure optimal results, and a great example here is the teeth whitening process. For those who really want to maximize the results of their teeth whitening appointment, a few foods and drinks should generally be avoided in the immediate aftermath… Read more »

Value of Professional Teeth Whitening

While there are a number of services or processes that some people can realistically carry out or obtain on a “do it yourself” (DIY) basis, there are also some services or solutions that should almost always be applied by professionals. One great example here, despite what you may have heard to the contrary, is the… Read more »

On Dental Insurance and Porcelain Veneers

A common question that many patients have when undergoing various dental procedures, and one that’s worth asking about in many cases, is insurance coverage for the procedure in question. There are a number of examples here that may require a little bit of nuance, and the realm of porcelain veneers is a good one to… Read more »

Benefits of Dental Implants for Facial Trauma

Facial trauma can be a particularly bothersome occurrence, impacting not only physical appearance but also oral health, jaw health and more. Luckily, there are several robust options for helping repair and recover from facial trauma, and one of the top approaches here in many cases is the use of dental implants.  At Bynum Aesthetic Dentistry,… Read more »

Why Do Dental Implants Have High Success Rates?

There are a number of medical procedures where patients will naturally want to know about success rates, and the world of dental implants is no exception. Luckily, almost no matter how you define the term for a dental implant, these procedures have an extremely high success rate – but these rates can be impacted by… Read more »

Oral Cancer Risk Factors to Be Aware Of

Risk factors are something we all need to keep in mind for conditions like cancer, and the realm of oral cancer is no exception. While certain risk factors for oral cancer are genetic and cannot be changed by individual behavior, others are lifestyle-related and can be controlled to varying degrees – and knowing about all… Read more »

What Is Sleep Apnea and What Are Common Signs of It?

What Is Sleep Apnea? In general, sleep apnea is a condition that causes an individual to quit breathing while sleeping. It’s divided into three types: Obstructive sleep apnea happens when your throat muscles relax too much or your jaw is misaligned, obstructing your airways and causing your tongue to do so, as well. Central sleep apnea occurs… Read more »

Dental Implant Myths: Age, Risk Factors and Process

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over a few of the most common myths out there about dental implants, plus the proper information in each of these. Such misconceptions can be very harmful, sometimes even preventing people from getting the right dental implant due to improper fears that aren’t even based… Read more »

Simpsonville Dental Implant Myths: Visibility, Lifespan, Pain Levels

Myths or misconceptions about certain areas of our world aren’t necessarily that harmful, but the realm of dentistry and oral care is absolutely not one of these. Improper information about any part of your oral care may lead you down a negative path, one where risks of issues like cavities, gum disease and even tooth… Read more »

Testing for Oral Cancer

When you think of cancer and the various types, many people don’t immediately think of oral cancer.  According to the American Cancer Society, females have 0.71% chance and males a 1.7% chance of developing this particular type of cancer.  Being oral physicians, we recognize that the earlier we can spot potential areas of concern, the… Read more »