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August 08, 2018

If you suffer from diabetes you may wonder if the disease can somehow affect your oral health. The short answer is that yes, it can. In the video below, Dr. Levi Hunt briefly explains how diabetes can affect your teeth and gums and what you should do to maintain good oral health.

If you’d like to learn more about diabetes and your oral health, please contact us by filling out the form on this page or by calling us at 864-457-3425 for our office in Landrum or 864-288-5300 for our office in Greenville....

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June 12, 2018

At Wood Creek Dental, our goal is to provide each of our patients with quality dental care while creating a comfortable and relaxing experience. We understand that many folks have a level of anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist and undergoing dental procedures. That's why we offer sedation dentistry at our Greenville office to help those with dental anxiety feel at ease and get the oral health care they need for a healthy, beautiful smile.

Please take our quiz below to see if you could benefit from sedation dentistry at our office. While this quiz may help assess your level of dental...

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May 30, 2018

sleep apnea risk factors pregnancy landrum greenville south carolina dentistIn a recent study, researchers discovered certain factors that increase a woman’s risk of developing sleep apnea while pregnant. The study, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and appeared in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, not only determined the specific risk factors but is also helping researchers understand...

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May 16, 2018

If you’re a retiree and have noticed that your teeth are rapidly having dental issues, you’re not alone. This condition is called adult onset decay, and it affects many people as they get older. In the video below, Dr. Dale Hunt briefly explains how this happens.

If you’re experiencing adult onset decay and would like to know more about the senior dental care we provide at Wood Creek Dental, call us today at our Greenville office at 864-288-5300 or our Landrum office at 864-457-3425 to schedule your free...

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April 25, 2018

sedation dentistry greenville south carolinaIf you’ve ever experienced fear or anxiety about going to the dentist, you’re not alone. According to data from WebMD, between nine and 20 percent of Americans have some form of dental anxiety or phobia. Having some fear of going to the dentist may be more common than you would imagine, but for many, dental anxiety is very real and prevents individuals from getting the treatment they need. This degree of dental fear can...

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April 04, 2018

At Wood Creek Dental, our goal is to help you have a beautiful and healthy smile. One of the ways we do this is by providing dental implants to our patients who may be missing teeth. In the video below, Dr. Philip Hunt briefly discusses one of the most common questions we get regarding the dental implant procedure.

If you’d like to learn more about dental implants and if they’re right for you, please contact us by filling out the form on this page or by calling us at 864-288-5300 for our office in Greenville or 864-457-...

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February 26, 2018

When you’re in need of cosmetic dentistry work, you may have questions about the different options available to you. One such question you may have is the difference between a crown and a veneer. Both are used for tooth restorations but vary in their application and what they’re used for. In the video below, Dr. Katie Bridges briefly explains the difference between crowns and veneers.

If you have more questions or would like to schedule a free consultation, please contact Wood Creek Dental at one of our two convenient offices at ...

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February 13, 2018

If you suffer from a dry mouth, it can do more harm than just make your mouth uncomfortable. It can lead to other oral health issues if left untreated. In the video below, our dentist Dr. Dale Hunt explains briefly why it’s important to address dry mouth before it has a chance to cause long-term harm.

If you have dry mouth or any other dental concern and wish to learn more about the dental services we offer, please call Wood Creek Dental today at one of our two convenient locations in South Carolina at 864-288-5300 in Greenville and ...

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January 16, 2018

When you have missing, chipped, or discolored teeth, you may feel self-conscious about showing your smile. What’s more, many cosmetic dental issues can also lead to other dental problems in the future. That’s why it’s important for the health and appearance of your smile for you to fix any cosmetic issues with your teeth so that not only can you enjoy a beautiful smile, it will be healthy as well.

At Wood Creek Dental, we offer a number of cosmetic dental procedures to help the overall health and look of your mouth. In the slideshare below, we outline some of our main cosmetic procedures that can...

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January 03, 2018

dental hygiene practices greenville landrum south carolina dentistThe holidays are filled with family, friends, and fun. It’s a time where many people have or go to holiday parties filled with delicious foods and drinks to make your merry. Unfortunately, many of these tasty treats can be bad for your oral health when excessively eaten or drank. That’s why with the coming New Year it’s a great time to make good dental hygiene practices a...

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