Stone Street Dental Blog

Dental Crown Duration: How to Increase its Longevity

January 8, 2024

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Sample dental crown placed on model tooth

If you had a severely broken or decayed tooth or recently underwent a root canal, then you were probably fitted with a dental crown afterward to protect it. This customized cap is made to fit over your injured tooth to restore its functionality as well as the appearance of your smile. Many patients are thrilled to learn about the benefits of having one in place and wonder how long they can expect it to last. Keep reading to learn more about the durability of dental crowns and how to increase their longevity!


Healthy Holidays: Safeguarding Your Dental Health from Festive Foods

December 22, 2023

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A family with good oral health gathering for a holiday dinner

The holiday season brings joy, laughter, and an array of delicious festive foods. However, some of these treats may pose risks to your dental health. Yes, unfortunately some of your favorites will be on this list, but don’t worry. There will be tips at the end of the blog to make the information a little easier to swallow.

If you want to see popular holiday foods that could potentially harm your teeth, continue reading.


What Can Cosmetic Dentistry Do for My Career?

October 13, 2023

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Woman shows off smile

Everyone wants a beautiful smile that they’d be proud to show off. While shiny, straight teeth can obviously help you make friends and move through the social scene, many people don’t realize that a flashy grin can provide them with benefits in the professional field as well. Here are a few ways cosmetic dentistry can give you a hand in navigating the professional world by helping you get the job, close the sale, or look good in front of your coworkers.


5 Ancient Forms of Cosmetic Dentistry from Around the World

September 15, 2023

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A mother and daughter looking at a museum display of ancient cosmetic dentistry

Earth is home to more cultures than can be counted. The bonds of family and tribalism have created thousands of different ethnic groups with their own traditions for everything from food to music and dance. Ancient cultures even had some fascinating ways of improving their smiles with cosmetic dentistry.

If you’d like to learn more about the ways your ancestors may have enhanced the aesthetics of their smiles, continue reading. Below are five cosmetic dentistry treatments used by ancient people from across the globe.


A Closer Look at What Cosmetic Dentistry Can Do for Your Smile

August 11, 2023

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Dental patient smiles

Do you ever look at your teeth and wish that you could make them prettier? Well, now you can with cosmetic dentistry! This field of dental care encompasses a variety of treatments that can make your smile appear brighter, fuller, straighter, younger, and smoother. Read on to learn about what your dentist can do to boost your confidence by beautifying your teeth.


Does Teeth Whitening Cause Tooth Sensitivity?

July 4, 2023

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Woman with tooth sensitivity holding a glass of waterYou can’t put a price on the benefits of a bright, beautiful smile. However, teeth come in many shades and tones naturally. They also change color over the years for various reasons, like poor oral hygiene habits or drinking a lot of coffee. No matter the culprit, teeth whitening can turn back the clock. Although you can enjoy noticeable improvement, you might have heard that it can cause tooth sensitivity, but there’s no reason to worry. Here’s what you need to know to reveal a whiter smile with no discomfort.


How Long Does Root Canal Therapy Take to Perform?

June 9, 2023

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3D render of a root canal

People’s lives are busy, and it can be hard to find time to take care of everything you would like to. That can sometimes be true for people’s oral health—if you’re swamped at work or if you have kids, you might struggle to make it to the dentist’s office for biannual checkups and cleanings.

However, root canal therapy is the sort of thing you need to make time for, no matter what you have going on. If you’re wondering how you can fit one into your schedule, here’s what you should know about how long the procedure will take.


Can You Use Turmeric to Whiten Teeth?

May 17, 2023

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Turmeric powder on a wooden table

This summer is bound to have many social events. After all, kids and adults alike use the season for vacations, parties, and more. So, perhaps you’re considering turmeric as a DIY teeth whitener. You likely want to start your summer with a bright smile. That said, maybe you’re wondering: “Can turmeric really whiten teeth?” Well, your Greenville dentist is here to answer that query. Read on to learn why turmeric isn’t a good teeth whitener and how cosmetic dentistry is the better choice.


Go Green for Earth Day with Eco-Friendly Dental Products

April 5, 2023

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Two toothbrushes in a white cupApril 22nd is Earth Day, dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of eco-friendly living. You might plan to plant a tree, or spend the day in the garden, but why not make a few changes to the oral hygiene products you use at home? If you’re looking for an influential way to go green, here are 3 eco-friendly dental products to add to your brushing and flossing routine.


True or False: Is My Child Too Young for Cosmetic Dentistry?

March 15, 2023

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teenager smiling while visiting dentist

These days, social media is more popular than ever before. Because kids and teenagers spend plenty of time online, they’re likely very image conscious. Before you know it, your child may soon approach you to ask about improving their smile with cosmetic dentistry. Are you hesitant to let them undergo these procedures because you feel like they’re too young? Don’t worry – read on to learn which treatments are completely safe and recommended for kids and teens.

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