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Dental checkup before back to school

Starting the School Year Right: The Importance of Dental Evaluations for Your Child’s Oral Health

We want the best for our kids! When it comes to our children, we do everything we can to keep them in tip-top shape. We worry about every little fever, each tummy ache. We can’t help it! Just like we take our children to their pediatrician to make sure they are right on track, we…
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Dentures have changed over time.

Past to Present: Ways Comfort, Function, and Aesthetics of Dentures Have Transformed Over Time

Ever-Changing Technology Technology is constantly changing. Computers are unrecognizable when compared to those from the 60s, and cars are morphing faster than we can keep up with. When it comes to medical advances, it’s astonishing how quickly they change. Dentures are no exception to the rule! Over the years, dentures have become more comfortable, functional,…
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Oral cancer screening

Oral Cancer Screenings: Why Detecting Early Signs Leads to Better Outcomes

According to the American Cancer Society, your risk of developing oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer during your lifetime is approximately 1 in 60 for men and 1 in 141 for women. Catching oral cancer in its earliest stages is critical. When diagnosed early, the 5-year relative survival rate for all people is 86% but only…
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Sedation dentistry can help with anxiety

Comfortable Care: 6 Ways Sedation Dentistry Helps Patients Overcome Dental Fear and Anxiety

If you were to sit down with a pen and paper (okay, maybe a mobile device and digital notepad) to write down the things you don’t like to do, chances are going to the dentist would make the list. In fact, an article in Buzzfeed listed going to the dentist in the top 50 of…
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Healthier snacking

Healthy Smiles & Happy Summers: 7 Tooth-Friendly Alternatives for Summer Snacking

Summer is a time of year when many people turn their focus toward fun and entertainment. However, that’s no reason to let your health fall by the wayside. Instead, you can increase your focus on eating healthy by taking advantage of these tooth-friendly snacks that will cut down your risk of tooth decay and cavities.…
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Composite bonding transforms teeth

Say Goodbye to Dental Imperfections: 5 Ways Composite Bonding Can Improve Your Smile

Does something seem a bit off about your smile? If that’s the case, you’re not alone. Many people have minor dental imperfections they’d love to improve. Cosmetic dental bonding provides a fast and effective way to deal with a wide range of common imperfections in your smile. Reasons You Might Choose Composite Bonding Composite bonding…
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Regular dental cleanings are important

Smile Bright, Smile Healthy: Why Regular Dental Cleanings Prevent Oral Issues

Are you ready to unveil a confident smile that is beautiful and healthy? Look no further than regular dental cleanings, the essential step in maintaining optimal oral hygiene. At Monroe Family Dentistry, we firmly believe in the power of preventive care, so we recommend professional cleanings every six months. In this article, we uncover the…
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Get a smile makeover with restorative dentistry

A Complete Smile Makeover: 5 Benefits of Restorative Dentistry with Implants, Bridges, and Crowns

Are you tired of hiding your smile due to missing or damaged teeth? Look no further than Monroe Family Dentistry for a complete smile makeover! Let’s explore the transformative benefits of restorative dentistry with implants, bridges, and crowns. Discover how these advanced dental procedures can enhance oral health, restore confidence, and give you the radiant…
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Mouthguards help your bite

Are Bite Guards, Night Guards, Sports Guards, and Mouthguards All the Same Thing?

Have you ever considered how important your teeth are to your overall well-being? Our teeth are involved in much more than we realize—not only do they help us bite and chew our food, but they are also critical in helping us speak properly. And perhaps one of the most overlooked benefits of our teeth is…
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A root canal can save teeth

6 Amazing Benefits of a Root Canal Treatment

You may not jump up and down in excitement if you’ve been told you need a root canal. A study several years ago indicated that 57% of people would rather spend one hour in a room with ten spiders than get a root canal. And 41% would instead go swimming with sharks. But the truth…
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We love Greenville SC

10 Reasons We Love Calling Greenville, SC, Home

Discover the benefits of living in Greenville SC. Greenville SC, is a beautiful city nestled at the bottom of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The gorgeous scenery is one of the biggest reasons we love this city, but it’s much more than mountains and waterfalls. Whether you enjoy the art scene or love being a foodie,…
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History of fluoride treatments

The History of Fluoridated Water and Why Dental Fluoride Treatments Are a Good Thing

Why is fluoride essential for strong teeth? If you’ve ever set foot in a dental office, you’ve probably had a fluoride treatment, or at least heard about the treatment. By now, you know that it’s a crucial part of your dental health. But fluoride treatments and drinking fluoridated water weren’t always a normal part of…
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