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February 15, 2018

  Charleston has been on America’s radar as the country’s top city for a few years running. Our beautiful city is packed full of both historic charm and contemporary attractions. This month, we want to share with you a little more about our city and its history. Common nicknames for Charleston include “Chucktown” and “The Holy City”. When the city was originally established in 1670 by the British, it was named Charles Town to honor King Charles II. “Chuck” is a common nickname for Charles, and thus “Chucktown” was born. Another nickname for our historic port town is “The Holy City,” referring to the many church steeples you can see lining the city’s skyline. At one time, Charleston held th

February 8, 2018

The dental community has been developing an awareness over the last several years about just how crucial your oral health is to the systemic health of your body. Research largely suggests that poor dental hygiene can lead to bacteria entering the bloodstream that could link to serious and even life-threatening consequences. Your Charleston dental team at Cannon Park wants you to be informed on the links between oral and bodily health. We believe that a patient’s understanding of this information can lead to better care both in and out of the office. Here’s what we know: The links between oral and overall health are centered around periodontal disease. Research shows that inflammation from periodontal disease increases your risk of vascular disease. A link exists between the pathogens associat

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January 17, 2018

It’s no secret that people love Charleston and all the beauty the city has to offer. However it can be much harder to find new ways to explore the city when winter weather has turned the warm city we love into a chilly place. The team at Cannon Park knows Charleston still has plenty to offer, even when the temperature keeps us from breaking out our bathing suits and hitting the water. Take the opportunity to find new places to explore within our beautiful city that are enjoyable regardless of the weather. Check out a few of our favorites!

Visit Marine Life

The South

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January 3, 2018

A new year is full of new possibilities and new opportunity, a time to put away the old and bring in the new. It can be hard to tackle new challenges when old ones are still holding you back. If bad breath has been a problem for you, check out our tips on how to conquer it!

Eat Your Veggies

A healthy diet that includes vegetables is not only important for the health of your teeth and body, it also helps combat bad breath. Healthy diets reduce the amount of ketones in your stomach which can travel up with your breath and cause odor. Greens help balance your stomach acid which leads to better breath.

Drink Lots of Water

Lower your intake of sugary drinks like sport drinks, soda and juices. Sugar and p

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December 18, 2017

The holidays bring with them all sorts of fun activities and traditions. Oftentimes, the food and treats we eat are part of those traditions. At Cannon Park, we don’t want you to miss out on all the yummy fun, but we do recommend taking a closer look at what you eat this season. Check out our list and find out which foods from your holiday spread require an extra brushing and which are safe!

Candy Canes: Naughty

Candy canes are basically all sugar and corn syrup, both of which can damage the enamel of your teeth if they sit on it too long. Pieces of this treat can get easily stuck in your teeth. Be sure to give them a thorough brush a

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December 7, 2017

In one of our November blogs, we mentioned that 30-40 million Americans avoid the dentist every year because of dental fears, anxieties and phobias. This number is staggering, and at Cannon Park, we believe that everyone should make their oral health a priority. As the new year approaches, consider taking your oral health seriously as a New Year’s resolution. If you are one of these 40 million Americans who has been avoiding the dentist, we hope these tips will help you. Take a look!

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November 20, 2017

Temperatures are dropping and the holiday season is officially here. Charleston has many fun-filled, family-friendly events to help your family get in the holiday spirit! Below are just a few of our favorites. Take a look!

28th Annual Holiday Festival of Lights

The Festival of Lights is one of Charleston’s most well-known and loved holiday events. The festival has already begun and takes place every night starting at 5:30. The event last until January 1st at James Island County Park. There are many attractions to enjoy at the Festival of Lights, including but not limited to Interactive Lakeside Lights, Mar

November 10, 2017

As a parent, trying to get your children to understand dental health and develop good teeth cleaning habits can be really difficult. After all, it’s estimated that 30-40 million Americans avoid the dentist every year because of dental phobias and anxieties, and those are just the numbers for adults! The best way to ensure your child gets the best dental care starts with building up healthy habits at home. There are some tips and tricks that we at Cannon Park believe have stood the test of time.

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October 20, 2017

Halloween is a fun time for the whole family, from picking pumpkins to finding the perfect costume. But there’s one thing that gets parents (and the team at Cannon Park!) worried during the Halloween season- candy. While your children may be excited about all the trick-or-treating coming up, there are plenty of ways to celebrate the Halloween season that don’t involve chocolate and cavities. Here’s a list of 6 local Charleston events where the whole family can celebrate this spooky season with something other than candy!

Ghostwalk and Hayride in Hutchinson Square

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October 6, 2017

You’ve heard it a million times from your mom and your dentist: floss your teeth every night before bed. Yet 1 in 3 Americans adults never floss their teeth. Although you can’t always see the immediate results from flossing, failure to floss can result in serious dental health problems. The following are just a few of the many benefits associated with flossing:

Cleans your entire tooth

Although brushing your teeth is important, even the best of toothb

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