You may know that good oral hygiene can give you a clean smile, but did you know it could lead to a longer, healthier life? Common dental issues like gum disease are linked to higher risks of problems like heart attacks, strokes, certain cancers, diabetes, and even Alzheimer’s. That’s why October is National Dental Hygiene Month—an effort to raise awareness on the importance of maintaining good oral health. Keep reading to learn some of the best ways to keep your smile in shape!(more…)
Coombs & Ross Family Dentistry Blog
October 10, 2019
August 26, 2019
Emergencies happen, and you can’t always plan for them. Your dentist understands that. If you break a dental crown, there’s no need to worry. Using state-of-the-art CEREC one-visit crown technology, your dentist can craft a new temporary crown in one day until a permanent one can be created for you. Let’s talk more about CEREC, crowns, and why they break in the first place.(more…)
June 26, 2019
You’ve been missing teeth for a while now, and it’s been getting you down. You used to love going out for a steak dinner with your family, but now you can barely chew it anymore. You used to love taking family pictures, but the gaps in your smile make you afraid of the camera. You figure it’s about time to replace those missing teeth, but you can’t decide between dental implants, bridges, or dentures. The choice is up to you and your dentist, but dental implants have more advantages than any other choice. Let’s look at 5 benefits of dental implants.(more…)
April 10, 2019
Since the Human Genome Project was declared complete in April 2003, DNA testing has become increasingly present and accessible in everyday life. For example, there are even television shows now in which celebrities test their DNA to discover their ancestry. One increasingly popular reason people want to test their DNA is to find out if they are at greater risk for certain diseases. However, can commercially-marketed DNA tests really predict whether you will develop conditions, such as gum disease in Rock Hill? Keep reading below to find out.(more…)
December 4, 2018
At Coombs and Ross Family Dentistry, one of our primary goals is to help our patients prevent dental problems and avoid the pain and expense of serious oral health problems. Routine checkups play an essential role in allowing us to reach that goal. When was your last cleaning and exam? If it has been more than six months, and if you’re looking to partner with a talented dentist in Rock Hill, come to our office to take advantage of our new patient dental exam specials.(more…)
November 12, 2018
Dental insurance is an invaluable tool that can help you maintain a healthy smile while keeping your out of pocket costs to a minimum. If you have coverage through your employer, or you purchased it yourself, are you making an effort to get as much value as you can from your policy? Let’s talk about how scheduling a visit to your dentist in Rock Hill before the end of the year can help you make sure that you’re not letting your benefits go to waste.(more…)
October 30, 2018
Many people don’t realize that having a systemic disease can cause a dramatic shift in your oral health. With November just around the corner, dentists are getting prepared to educate their patients through a new campaign focusing on National Diabetes Month. If you have diabetes or know someone with the condition, it’s important that they visit.
To learn how having diabetes can lead to serious oral health complications and what you can do to fight back, take a moment to read this article from a Rock Hill dentist!
September 5, 2018
If you’ve been looking for a dentist in Rock Hill (and want to get it right the first time), you may feel overwhelmed by all the choices you get from simply doing a Google search. Every dental office claims to be the best, but how can you know? If this scenario sounds familiar, you’ll be glad to learn that there are 5 easy strategies for finding the best dentist for you and your family. Keep reading to find out what you should look for to make sure you get the best dental care possible!
August 20, 2018
Living with tooth loss is no easy task. To regain a complete smile, you have tried traditional treatments, like a dental bridge or denture. While it did fill the empty space, it did not give you the results you wanted. Now, you are excited to choose the next best thing to your real teeth with dental implants in Rock Hill. Before you are ready to start the process, you have one concern—their cost. It is no secret that they cost more upfront than traditional options; however, they allow you to make a long-term investment. You will save money in the future because they can last forever.
July 22, 2018
People interested in porcelain veneers know that they provide important cosmetic enhancements and personal satisfaction. But, sometimes they worry that veneers also require troublesome, time-consuming maintenance. If that sounds like you, then we have some good news: veneers are easier to maintain than you might think.