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Dr. Damian Dachowski

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How to Save Big on Dentistry

There are a lot of confusing terms associated with dental insurance. Choosing a dentist who is in-network with your plan can save you 30 to 40 percent. What does in-network mean? It means the dentist has entered an agreement with your insurance company to only charge the fees and co-pays outlined in your plan. He [...]

Sugar-Free: Not So Sweet

Most know that sugar is no friend to our dental health. Bacteria highjacks sugar to make acid that damages our teeth. But did you know that sugar-free options may be no better? A study by the University of Melbourne confirms that sugar-free beverage options, such as diet soda, can be just as destructive. Acidic additives [...]

By | 2018-04-25T11:11:14+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Mt Pleasant SC Dental News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sugar-Free: Not So Sweet

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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 8th, 2017|Categories: Mt Pleasant SC Dental News|Comments Off on What’s In Your Toothpaste?

How to Get a Movie Star Smile!

The paparazzi may not be tailing you, but why not flash a movie star smile? Teeth are one of the first things people notice when meeting someone new. What type of impression are you creating? According to many surveys, a nice smile can make you look younger. Most importantly, smiling more may actually make you [...]

The Cure for Sensitive Teeth

Do you avoid coffee or cold treats because your teeth will suffer?  Tooth sensitivity can be caused by any of the following: tooth decay; fractured teeth; older fillings; worn tooth enamel; exposed tooth root; gum disease. Be sure to make an appointment with your dentist to determine the cause of your discomfort. Delayed treatment could [...]

By | 2016-12-20T15:19:37+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Categories: Mt Pleasant SC Dental News|0 Comments

Does My Child Need to See a Pediatric Dentist?

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends that children have their first dental exam within six months after the first tooth comes in and no later than their first birthday. General, family and pediatric dentists are all trained to treat children. Pediatric dentists have had an additional two-year residency to learn to treat infants, children or [...]

By | 2016-12-20T15:21:29+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Categories: Mt Pleasant SC Dental News|Comments Off on Does My Child Need to See a Pediatric Dentist?

Are Dental Implants the Right Choice for You?

According to the American Dental Association (ADA), the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has three or more decayed or missing teeth. Thankfully, dental implants have revolutionized tooth replacement. But they aren’t for everyone. How do you know? Make the decision with a dentist you trust. Open and honest communication is key [...]