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Monthly Archives: January 2017

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The ‘Tooth’ About Birth Control Pills

If you’ve decided to take birth control pills, you’ll want to let your dentist know. Oral contraceptives cause hormonal changes in the body, which can increase your body’s inflammatory response. Gums can become swollen and bleed more easily (gingivitis). The bacteria that causes periodontal disease feeds off the increased progesterone in the body. However, lower [...]

By |2018-04-25T11:36:31+00:00January 30th, 2017|Categories: Mt Pleasant SC Dental News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The ‘Tooth’ About Birth Control Pills

Solutions for Sensitive Teeth

Do you skip cold treats in the summer and pass on hot soup in the winter because they make your teeth hurt? There are several typical causes of sensitivity. Enamel Erosion It’s possible some your tooth enamel has eroded. Enamel is the protective layer that shields your teeth and protects your nerve endings. When it [...]

By |2017-11-15T12:07:35+00:00January 16th, 2017|Categories: Mt Pleasant SC Dental News|Tags: , |Comments Off on Solutions for Sensitive Teeth

What’s In Your Toothpaste?

Check out the ingredients listed on your tube of toothpaste. It most likely includes many chemicals, additives and detergents that are hard to pronounce. Some may even contain sweeteners! What? How about propylene glycol, that’s also listed on the back of the anti-freeze for my car.  You may decide to give natural toothpaste a try. [...]

By |2017-01-30T14:16:07+00:00January 8th, 2017|Categories: Mt Pleasant SC Dental News|Comments Off on What’s In Your Toothpaste?