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Sleep Apnea Treatment from Your Dentist

Sleep apnea refers to a condition in which soft tissue at the back of a patient’s throat collapses and obstructs the ability to breathe. This action can happen several times as a patient sleeps during the night, and they may…

Is Tooth Sensitivity a Dental Emergency?

If you notice a jolt of pain from a hot beverage or a bite of ice cream, you could be suffering from tooth sensitivity. This sensation is unpleasant and is usually a symptom of underlying dental issues. Tooth pain of…

Take Care of Your Dentures

Dentures can be an effective tooth replacement solution for patients who are missing teeth. These fixtures feature prosthetic teeth on an acrylic base attached to a metal framework for support from surrounding remaining teeth. Patients can choose full or partial…

Dental Implants and Bone Regeneration

Patients with missing teeth can find an effective and permanent tooth replacement solution with dental implants. Implants restore oral function as well as improve the appearance of your smile. Dental implants can also protect and rejuvenate bone in your jaw.…

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Cavity

A cavity is a hole in your tooth caused by decay. Bacteria in plaque can wear down tooth enamel over time to destroy your teeth. Proper oral hygiene can remove plaque, but if cavities already exist in your teeth, you…

What Are the Types of Dental Crowns?

Dental crowns are caps made from porcelain, ceramic, or metal alloys that fit over a tooth. They are a treatment for damaged teeth that can be used in many different dental services. Your dentist can explain in detail whether a…

Why Family Dentistry is Important

Family dentistry means that we’re able to take care of every member of your family, no matter what the age. From children to seniors, we want to make sure the oral health of your family is taken care of. The…

Patients Review Palmetto Smiles

Patient or customer testimonials are an important part of any business. They let us know what we’re doing right and if there are things we can be working on. It also allows potential patients to know the quality of care…

Dentures or Dental Implants?

Dentures and dental implants are both widely used to replace missing teeth. But which one is the right choice for your particular case? Dr. Brian Sang of Palmetto Smiles highlights the benefits and drawbacks of Florence, SC dental implants and…

The Importance of Preventative Care

Preventative care is the base part of your oral healthcare routine. Not only does it involve visiting the dentist regularly, but you also have to make sure you’re taking care of your teeth at home as well. Dr. Brian Sang…