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June 15, 2018

Scrambling to get your kids in the car and make it to the dentist in time? At Cannon Park Dentistry, we know that making it to your dentist appointment can be a challenge. Having to schedule two separate appointments at two different dentistry also doesn’t make the job easier. Instead of going to a general dentistry that only accepts patients within a certain age group, consider going to a family dentistry that specializes in dental procedures for all ages. Here are four reasons why you should use a family dentist.

Schedule appointments for the entire household

A family dentist simplifies dental care because he can treat

June 1, 2018

Brushing and flossing is not the only way to strengthen your gums and teeth, just like every other part of your body, your teeth need nutrition too. Foods rich in calcium and phosphorus are the best for keeping your gums and teeth strong and healthy. Also, crunchy foods that are high in water help gently scrub your teeth and reduce risk of cavities. However, foods and beverages that are high is sugar, acidity and caffeine do more damage than good to your dental hygiene.

Foods rich in calcium and phosphorus

  • Cheese
  • Yogurt
  • Eggs

May 15, 2018

Do you miss that brilliantly white smile you used to have? Don’t worry, there’s an easy way to get it back and that’s by having your teeth whitened! Here at Cannon Park Dental, we are experts in teeth whitening services. If you have any questions as to whether or not this is the right option for you, we have the answers.

If my teeth are dull, how do I know if whitening would be a good option for me?

The first way to know figure out if teeth whitening is the best for you is to schedule a dental examination with x-rays to determine the reasoning behind the tooth discoloration. If your teeth are discolored due tooth decay or root canal problems, then whitening won’t be a good solution. Also, once you’ve had yo

May 1, 2018

 

No matter how routine a dental procedure is, you may feel at least a twinge of anxiety when visiting the dentist. For some, the phobia is so extreme that they will endure gum disease, tooth pain, and other ailments just to avoid an examination. An estimated 30 to 40 million Americans have some form of dental phobia.

Certain oral diseases can compromise the health of your whole body, so it is important to schedule regular dental visits. Discolored, missing, broken, or otherwise unsightly teeth and gums can negatively impact an indivi

April 18, 2018

Reasons for Toothaches

Toothaches are a dreadful pain that no one wishes to experience. No matter how conscientious you are about your dental hygiene, at some point in your life, you will probably be faced with dental discomfort. Here are reasons why you could be experiencing a toothache:

Tooth Decay

The most common reason most people go through the agony of a toothache is simply that of tooth decay from improper brushing or flossing. In order for the tooth to feel pain, the decay has to reach the inner layer of the tooth, called the dentin. When decay comes into contact with the dentin, the tooth becomes extremely sensitive and a cavity can develop. Cavities need to be quickly addressed because it can lead to bigger dental issues.

April 9, 2018

Spring is finally here! As the weather warms up and the city’s flowers blossom, family-friendly events are happening all over Charleston. We put together a list of a few of our favorite festivals so that the whole family can enjoy a day out and about on the town!

Party at the Point

The annual Party at the Point concert series is the perfect event to start your spring weekends. This family-friendly event will bring a new band to the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina every Friday through June. The 2018 Party at the Point season begins on April 27 with Departure: the Ultimate

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March 23, 2018

When going the traditional route, getting a crown replaced can be quite a pain. Multiple visits, the goopy molding gel, and the discomfort of a temporary crown all add up to a long, arduous process. But at Cannon Park Dental, we don’t go the traditional route. Using revolutionary CEREC technology, getting a crown is easier and more comfortable than ever before!

What is CEREC?

Chairside Economical Restorations of Esthetic Ceramic

March 9, 2018

At Cannon Park, we are extremely proud of our family-friendly atmosphere. We understand that getting your children (and sometimes even yourself) to the dentist can be hard. We also understand that fears and anxieties about the dentist are real. We even wrote a blog with tips to help conquer those fears! And when it comes to securing age-appropriate dentistry or scheduling dental appointments for the whole family, Cannon Park can help make the process easy and stress-free.

Children’s Dentistry

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 the title

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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