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What is a Cosmetic Dentist?

What is a Cosmetic Dentist?

If you have stained, discolored, chipped, worn, broken, misshapen, gapped, and misaligned teeth, modern cosmetic dentistry can help significantly refine your smile and give your appearance a wonderful makeover.    Cosmetic dentistry is primarily geared toward...

What is Gum Disease?

What is Gum Disease?

Also known as periodontal disease, gum disease is an infection and inflammation of the gum tissue and bone surrounding and supporting your teeth. Gum disease is one of the most causes of tooth loss, affecting close to 48 percent of adults aged 30 and older in the...

How Often Should You Visit The Dentist?

How Often Should You Visit The Dentist?

We all know that going to the dentist is important. But how often should you actually go? While the general rule of thumb is to visit the dentist every six months, some people may not need to go so often, and others may need more frequent checks.   What is a Dental...

What Are DIY Clear Aligners?

What Are DIY Clear Aligners?

Clear aligners have grown immensely in popularity over the past decade, and this has inspired the rise of DIY clear aligners that can be ordered from the internet and done from the comfort of your own home, hence the do-it-yourself part of these kits. DIY clear...

5 Benefits of Dental Cleanings

5 Benefits of Dental Cleanings

Do you need some motivation to schedule your next dental cleaning at Trail West Family Dentistry in Greenville, South Carolina? Keep reading to find out why it's so important to keep regular dental cleaning appointments. What Are Dental Cleanings? Professional teeth...

Dental Hygiene At Home

Dental Hygiene At Home

Our professional dental team at Trail West Family Dentistry can do a lot to improve the health of your teeth and gums. However, you can't have a dentist keeping tabs on your teeth every day. Practice these dental hygiene tips as a part of your daily routine at home to...