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St. Patrick's Day

On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who Read More

Suffer from tooth discoloration? Don’t panic!

Like many other parts of the human body, teeth age. You may look at old photos and realize your smile was significantly brighter in the past than it is now. Read More

March is National Nutrition Month!

While you don’t have to wait to start eating right, March is the month the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics asks everyone to pay special attention to what goes into Read More

Brushing Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

It’s great that you’re enthusiastic about your dental health! Here are some tips from the doctor and our team to make sure you are getting the most out of your Read More

Do You Have A Cavity?

Sometimes cavities are hard to avoid. Our team at Craig S. Karriker, DMD, PA wants you to know you aren’t alone when it comes to getting cavities. They can appear Read More

4 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Children's Dental Development on Track

After spending much time and expense to keep your kids healthy, you're probably well-acquainted with your family physician. Similarly, you should be just as chummy with your family dentist: Read More

Stop Dental Disease From Causing Dental Work Failure

Today, when you undergo treatment to repair or replace problem teeth, you have the advantage of the most advanced dental materials ever developed. These materials help make current dental Read More

The Start of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, also known as Saint Valentine’s Day, has been said to originate with a Catholic priest named Valentine several thousand year ago. Valentine defied the emperor at the time Read More

4 Pathways For Achieving a More Confident Smile

When you look in the mirror, are you happy with what you see? Many of us aren't, fretting over our weight, our hair color, our nose shape or some Read More

February is Heart Month

The American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of good oral health since gum disease may be linked to heart disease and stroke. Thus far, no cause-and-effect relationship has been Read More

For the Sake of Your Teeth and Gums, Avoid Using E-Cigarettes

Over the last decade, the use of e-cigarettes—popularly known as vaping—has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. It's the "in" thing, especially among younger adults, fueled by the widespread Read More

You Can Make Cosmetic Dental Changes While Still Keeping Your Unique Smile

According to Dr. Suess, "Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You." Indeed, you are different from everyone Read More

What is biofilm?

Biofilm, the protective housing for bacteria, is a hot topic in the medical and dental fields. Routinely taking an antibiotic for a bacterial infection has become more complicated because of Read More

Recurring Sinus Infections Could Be a Sign of Tooth Decay

It seems like every year you make at least one trip to the doctor for a sinus infection. You might blame it on allergies or a "bug" floating around, Read More

Amalgam Fillings vs. White Fillings

Many varieties of fillings are available at our GAFFNEY, South Carolina office. Most people are familiar with traditional amalgam fillings: those big silver spots on top of teeth. Made from a Read More

Call Your Dentist ASAP if You Have a Loose Tooth

If you notice a loose tooth, don't wait! Call your dentist ASAP. That loose tooth may be in danger of being lost or damaged permanently—and you won't know if Read More

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