A family dentist treats children as young as one to adults well into their 80s and older. You know it's essential to brush and floss daily, but regular dental exams are critical to maintaining the oral health of your entire family. Warnings signs of tooth issues are often caught early enough during these exams to say, reverse the beginning stage of gum disease (gingivitis) or...Read More
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Dentists Serving Greenville, Simpsonville, Landrum & Nearby Areas of South Carolina and North Carolina
There are many industries that focus primarily on profit margins, but dentistry shouldn’t be one of them. Millions of men, women, and children worldwide struggle with tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth loss, but can’t afford or don’t have access to a dentist. At Wood Creek Dental in Greenville, we believe in giving back to the community, and that extends to other areas and countries.
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Sedation dentistry is used for a variety of procedures, but the first reason it’s typically used is due to a fear of the dentist, or odontophobia. More than half of Americans report experiencing dental fear in some capacity, which may stem from an earlier trauma at the dentist. Other reasons people choose sedation dentistry range from having a sensitive gag reflex to wishing...Read More
The new school year is well under way, and most parents have taken great pains to make sure their children are fully equipped with all of the necessities...but is dental hygiene and an appointment with your family dentist on your list? These back to school dental tips will assist in giving your child a bright, healthy smile to wear to class each day!
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A great smile can make a great first impression. Your smile can show others your confidence and set the tone for whatever social engagement you have, whether a first date, a job interview, or work presentation. Conversely, if your teeth have cosmetic flaws, you may be embarrassed to show your smile and try to hide it from others. At Wood Creek Dental, we offer porcelain veneers...Read More
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....Read More
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...Read More
In 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...Read More
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...Read More
If 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...Read More