How Do You Know If You Have Sleep Apnea?

Do you regularly wake up with a sore, dry throat from snoring? Do you also wake up with frequent headaches? Do drag yourself through the day with extreme drowsiness and irritability? If so, you, like many others, quite possibly have a common sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea. For... Read more »

Saving Your Smile This Halloween

As the Halloween season reaches its peak, make sure you're taking the time to keep your teeth and gums in optimum condition. If you're not careful, oral ailments, accidents, and injuries can set in, such as cavities, tooth decay and other forms of oral mishaps. Always remember to make sure... Read more »

Help Prevent Dental Attrition

Misaligned teeth can certainly leave you with an unattractive smile. In some cases, it can even affect the structural integrity of your teeth. When two or more teeth don’t meet correctly in your bite pattern it can cause one tooth to wear on the other unnaturally. This is more likely... Read more »

Smile Restorations Begin with TMJ Treatments

A TMD is also referred to as a temporomandibular joint disorder. They frequently arise due to damage to your temporomandibular joints, called TMJs, within your jaw. If they are damaged, it can hinder the performance of your oral health care in many ways. The joints are extremely complex with numerous... Read more »

Coping With a Cracked Tooth

Often, a problem with your teeth or your mouth is obvious. You may feel pain, pressure or discomfort, or the problem may be visible. However, if you are dealing with cracked tooth syndrome, you may not even be aware of it at first. In fact, in some cases, the crack... Read more »

What Are the Side Effects of Teeth Whitening?

Teeth whitening treatments are a great way to achieve the smile you have always wanted. However, little did you know, there are side effects of most treatments that can make the process more trouble than they are worth. This is why it’s best to know the side effects before you... Read more »

Dangerous Food and the Health of Your Smile

Have you ever heard that every day your teeth are subjected to extreme damage without you even knowing it? The danger often lies buried within the substances you eat, as they often contain materials capable of causing a diversity of oral ailments including dental erosion, tooth sensitivity, tooth decay, oral... Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth Can Save Your Smile

We all know brushing is crucial to good oral health, but do you understand why? Here at Flatrock Family Dentistry in Greenville, South Carolina, we take your oral health very seriously, which is why we are always excited to explain the importance of treating your teeth right. Brushing is a... Read more »

Dental Veneers: The Optimum Smile Makeover Treatment

Dental veneers make the optimum smile makeover because they can be easily shaped and crafted to suit the needs for each individual tooth. For more information about dental veneers, consider the following: - A single dental veneer can survive the ravages of constant wear and tear on your mouth for... Read more »

The Clear Smile of Invisalign®

Are you wishing for an aligned smile? Do you wish your teeth were properly adjusted for your personal and professional life? If so, then Invisalign® might be right for you! Invisalign has swept the nation in popularity, which is why our team here at Flatrock Family Dentistry in Greenville, South... Read more »