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Thanks for stopping into the Carolina Smile Design blog. Here you will find articles aimed at helping you better understand our Rock Hill dentist office as well as provide insights into different topics related to dental health and care. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if there is a specific topic that you would like to learn more about.

Anesthesia at the Dentist

February 28th, 2019|0 Comments

Anesthesia at the Dentist If you’ve felt a weird, numb feeling in your mouth at a dental appointment, then you’ve probably had anesthesia. Anesthesia is given during a dental procedure to prevent pain or to [...]

What is Halitosis?

January 31st, 2019|0 Comments

What is Halitosis? We’ve all come across someone with bad breath. In most cases, bad breath isn’t serious, but if it lasts longer than a few weeks, it may be evidence of a deeper underlying [...]

Tips on How to Whiten Stained Teeth

December 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Tips on How to Whiten Stained Teeth   Sometimes a perfect brushing and flossing routine doesn’t help improve stained or yellowed teeth. Teeth become yellow due to stains, both deep and surface level, as well [...]

What is a Dental Abscess?

November 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Are you experiencing a sharp pain in your mouth? There’s a chance it’s related to a dental abscess. An abscess consists of small pockets that fill with bacterial pus. There are two types of dental [...]

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The Best Electric Toothbrush

August 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

The Best Electric Toothbrush   There are so many toothbrush options out there. How do you know which one is best? Well, the best way to find out is to ask a dentist! Dr. Kirol [...]

Root Canal: What to Expect

June 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Root Canal In the past, a root canal was known to be an incredibly painful and uncomfortable procedure. Thankfully, that is not the case anymore. Modern techniques and technology have helped root canals evolve into [...]

Pediatric Dentist

April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Pediatric Dentist It is important that children that visiting the dentist when they get their very first tooth. This is typically at age one or two. Dr. Ann Kirol, here at Carolina Smile Design, is [...]

What is Cosmetic Dentistry ?

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

What is Cosmetic Dentistry ? I have people ask me all the time: “ What is cosmetic dentistry ?”, so I figured it would be a great topic to write a blog on! Cosmetic dentistry [...]

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Preventative Dentistry

February 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Preventative Dentistry Let’s be honest, oftentimes we wait until something is wrong to go to the doctor or dentist. But wouldn’t it be nice to have less things go wrong? Preventative dentistry is oral care [...]

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Fluoride Treatments: Everything You Need to Know

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Dental office fluoride treatments are commonly given to children as their teeth are developing. A child who has a history of cavities or is at high risk of decay should use additional fluoride. This promotes [...]

Oral Cancer Screening

December 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Oral Cancer Screening About 50,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer each year. Oral cancer can be fatal if left untreated, but if the disease is confronted as soon as it appears, patients can have [...]

Are Clear Braces for You?

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Clear Braces Thankfully, gone are the days of ugly metal on your teeth. Now you can just stick a clear tray on your teeth and have a straight smile before you know it! People of [...]