Porcelain Fillings Often Require Two Separate Appointments to Repair a Cavity

A cavity can form on one of your teeth when the natural bacteria in your mouth manage to compromise the otherwise healthy tooth enamel. If caught early, Dr. can often treat any small- to medium-sized cavity by applying a basic dental filling. The process of repairing a tooth in this manner is relatively straightforward. Dr…. Read more »

The Integrity of Your Tooth Enamel Can Be Improved by a Fluoride Treatment

The acidic foods and drinks you consume each day and the natural bacteria in your mouth can erode the mineral integrity of your tooth enamel. On a long enough timeline, this unchecked enamel erosion can promote issues with tooth sensitivity and cavities. Fortunately, fluoride counteracts the effects of demineralization by restoring the microscopic mineral crystals… Read more »

Periodontal Care

Welcome to Carolina Avenue Dental Care, where Dr. Pipkin and Dr. Jaques are pleased to offer periodontal care for our patients who have gum disease in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. If gingivitis, the mildest form of gum disease is left untreated, it can progress into periodontitis. While improved oral hygiene can restore gum health when it is in… Read more »