What are the Risk Factors for Oral Cancer?

What are the Risk Factors for Oral Cancer?

Believe it or not, oral cancer is a fairly common issue that can be treated when detected early. This reinforces the importance of seeing your dental provider at least once a year, but ideally every six months. It is estimated that around 35,000 people contract oral cancer each year, which makes this a pressing health… Read more »

What to Expect Before, During, and After a Root Canal

What to Expect Before, During, and After a Root Canal

Root canals have been considered an annoying procedure for years, but odds are most people will end up needing a root canal of some kind over their lifetime. While a root canal may seem scary at first, it is a fairly simple dental procedure that can help improve the quality of your smile and help… Read more »

Making Dental Hygiene a Family Activity

Making Dental Hygiene a Family Activity

While many parents know that good dental hygiene is important for themselves, they may not realize how important it is to start teaching good oral hygiene habits young. This includes teaching children how to properly brush and floss their teeth. Many people don’t think that dental hygiene is a big deal for kids since their… Read more »

Chewing Gum Benefits

Did you know sugar-free chewing gum can benefit your oral health? Yes, it’s true! There are many excellent reasons to choose sugarless gum, and one of them includes improving your oral health. While it is known gum containing sugar is harmful to your teeth, it is lesser known that sugar-free gum can help your oral… Read more »

Why Receive a Composite Dental Filling?

Your teeth all have unique functions and needs that need to be addressed. For example, the pressure of chewing mainly impacts your molars and premolars, which need to maintain their durability to fulfill this role. Therefore, a cavity on these back teeth usually requires a strong dental filling made of amalgam, which is strong, though… Read more »

The History of Your Toothbrush

Toothbrushes come in all shapes and sizes. They can reach every part of your mouth, and can even be made to look like your child’s favorite cartoon character or superhero. But did you know that the unassuming toothbrush hanging next to your sink has a long and at time strange history? People have been cleaning… Read more »

Facts About Pediatric Dentistry

Your dentist, Dr. Charles Anderson, is proud to offer pediatric dentistry. Pediatric dentistry is a branch of dentistry that specializes in preventing and treating oral healthcare problems in infants, children, teens and those with special needs. To teach you a little more about pediatric dentistry, our dentist is happy to share the following informative facts… Read more »

Avoiding Dry Mouth Essential to Your Oral Health

Do you know the problems that can occur because of dry mouth? Dry mouth can create a negative oral health situation for your smile and produce bad breath, because of the bacteria that lingers there. Saliva helps wash away bacteria and food particles that could be causing you trouble. If your saliva is low, then… Read more »

Flossing Hacks

Did you know there are flossing hacks that can help you have a proper and effective flossing routine? Well, it’s true. It’s best to use these hacks so you can keep your smile and oral health in tip-top shape. Our dentist, Dr. Charles Anderson, is happy to help you by telling you all about those… Read more »

Missing Teeth Might Benefit from Partial Dentures

At Anderson Dentistry, we are happy to offer partial dentures for our clients in Mt Pleasant, South Carolina seeking to replace missing teeth. Partial dentures have helped many of our patients who still have one or more natural teeth in their upper or lower jaw. So, what are partial dentures? They are essentially replacement teeth… Read more »