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November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving Tooth HealthThanksgiving is upon us once again, and one of the things you are probably thankful for is a healthy mouth to chew all that delicious food! Often, Thanksgiving meals are full of indulgent foods, but some of those traditional dishes are actually good for your teeth.

Turkey

The main attraction at Thanksgiving—turkey—is packed with protein and phosphorus, which mixes with calcium and vitamin D to create strong bones and teeth.

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November 09, 2016

Watch Dr. Dale Hunt from Wood Creek Dental talk about how conscious sedation dentistry can help you overcome your fear of the dentist.

If you have been putting off dental work because you are afraid of going to the dentist, please call Wood Creek Dental today at (864) 214-3934 in Greenville or (864) 469-2626 in Landrum to find out more about how conscious sedation dentistry can help you.

We welcome patients throughout Greenville, Landrum, Simpsonville,...

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October 26, 2016

Watch Dr. Katie Bridges from Wood Creek Dental talk about why you might want to consider dental implants to replace your missing tooth or teeth.

If you are interested in finding out if dental implants are the right solution for you, please call Wood Creek Dental today at (864) 214-3934 in Greenville or (864) 469-2626 in Landrum to schedule your consultation with one of our skilled cosmetic dentists. We serve patients throughout Greenville, Landrum, Simpsonville, and the entire Upstate South...

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September 28, 2016

Dental sealants for kidsEvery parent knows that there are limitations on your ability to control your child’s actions and their environment. Getting them to brush their teeth is sometimes a chore in itself. Limiting their intake of sugary snacks may be feasible at home, but often it isn’t once they leave your sight.

But you aren’t powerless to fight cavities for your children. At Wood Creek Dental, we offer ...

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September 21, 2016

Oral Health Care for Healthy Aging MonthSeptember is Healthy Aging Month. It’s a time to reflect on your overall health and think about what steps you can take now to make sure you continue to age in good health. Your oral health is an important part of healthy aging. Poor dental health can negatively affect other chronic health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes.

At Wood Creek Dental, we encourage patients of all ages to...

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August 31, 2016

Cost of Cosmetic DentistryAt Wood Creek Dental in Greenville and Landrum, we know that cost is always a factor in considering your cosmetic dentistry options. We work with patients to help you understand the cost of our cosmetic dentistry recommendations and find a financing solution that works for you.

The cost of your dental treatments will depend on the options you select. For example,...

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August 24, 2016

treating bad breathBad breath, also called halitosis, is a common ailment. More than 80 million people suffer from bad breath, which can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Gum disease, even mild cases of gingivitis
  • Smoking
  • Dry mouth, which is often caused by medications
  • Food debris, which can get stuck between your teeth
  • Diseases, such as diabetes or sinus infections

Luckily...

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August 18, 2016

If you experience dental anxiety, you are not alone. Millions of Americans have some fear of the dentist, but knowing how important dental care is to their overall health, many wonder if there is anything they can do to overcome their fear.

The answer is yes! Reducing your anxiety surrounding dental treatment begins with finding a dental office with dentists and staff that understand how severe your fear of the dentist can be.

At Wood Creek Dental, we understand...

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August 10, 2016

Back to School Dental CareThe long, relaxing days of summer are quickly coming to an end. This month we’ll pack up backpacks and lunches and send the kids off to another year full of classroom and after-school activities. In making all the back-to-school preparations, did you remember to schedule dental checkups for the family?

At Wood Creek Dental, we provide comprehensive general and...

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July 22, 2016

Dental ImplantsIf you are missing teeth, dental implants may be the right dental treatment to give you a long-term tooth replacement solution. Dental implants have revolutionized tooth restoration and allowed millions of patients to enjoy the full function and beauty of their smile once again.

However, implants aren’t the right choice for every person. At Wood Creek Dental, our knowledgeable and caring...

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