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Answers to your dental questions from South Carolina dentist, Dr. Greg Ayers.

Do You Need A Night Guard?
General Dentistry |2 min read

Do You Need A Night Guard?

Do you wake up with a sore jaw, headache, and damaged teeth? Night guards are for people who clench or grind their teeth while sleeping. It can be painful to wake up after a night of grinding, and the results may even last all day long. While most people think their...

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Five Tricks to Fight Sugar Cravings
Lifestyle |2 min read

Five Tricks to Fight Sugar Cravings

Most people already know that sugar is not healthy for your teeth. There is a direct connection between sugar and tooth decay or cavities. Harmful bacteria produce acid in your teeth, which removes minerals from the tooth enamel. But, your saliva and minerals in your...

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Fall Treats That are Good for Your Teeth
Lifestyle |2 min read

Fall Treats That are Good for Your Teeth

The weather is finally starting to cool off and the smell of fall is in the air. All the fall activities are started to come out of hibernation and all the family weekend trips are just around the corner. But it is not autumn without yummy treats. Though some fall...

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Does Teeth Whitening Damage Your Teeth?
Lifestyle |2 min read

Does Teeth Whitening Damage Your Teeth?

There is always speculation when it comes to teeth whitening and whether or not it damages your teeth. The short answer is no teeth whitening does not leave damages on your teeth or enamel. There are different types of teeth including stripes, gels, and bleaching...

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