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The Story of Caries Prevention

If we told you that your mouth is the site of a constant battle between teeth and bacteria, would you believe us? Alright, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but the fact that Greenville teeth are always at risk of developing dental caries is no exaggeration. In case you’ve never heard about caries, Dr. Bean is…

How to Clean Teeth Like a Dentist

Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your Greenville smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Dr. Bean and the expert hygienists at Complete Dental Care. If you have any questions or would…

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Bean would like everyone in Greenville to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums- should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it? The truth…

How Baby Teeth Help Mouths Grow Up Right

Every Greenville parent remembers seeing their baby’s first teeth emerge, watching the rest pop up, and finally cheering as their child loses their first baby tooth, all in the blink of an eye! In fact, baby teeth come and go so quickly that some people are led believe they don’t have an impact on a…

Gentle Dental Care in Greenville

What if You Haven’t Been to the Dentist for Several Years? Life is busy and we all have a long list of priorities to take care of, so it’s not hard to imagine that any number of things can get in the way of your regular dental hygiene routine, checkups and cleanings with Dr. Bean….

How Dental Night Guards Can Help You

It’s common to see people wearing mouth guards in Greenville during all kinds of sports, such as football, basketball, and boxing, but did you know that lots of folks wear mouth guards at night for their dental health? People who grind their teeth (bruxism) and people with sleep apnea can get relief from their symptoms simply…

Cold Sores: The Monster Lurking on Your Lips

If you have ever had a cold sore, you know how embarrassing they can be and how isolated they can make you feel. It should make you feel better to know that you are not alone: cold sores affect a whopping 8 out of 10 people. This may seem high, but even if you don’t…

The Benefits of Composite Fillings

The Benefits of Composite Fillings Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Dr. Bean and Dr. Knoderer can offer Greenville patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Complete Dental Care,…

What Causes Sensitive Teeth? Acid Erosion Explained!

Sugar is not the only thing that can harm your teeth. In fact, there are plenty of other substances that slowly chip away at our smiles. One of the biggest offenders is acid. Maybe you have heard of acid erosion, but just in case you haven’t, Dr. Bean & Dr. Knoderer want all Greenville residents…

Sleep Apnea in Children

You may think being exhausted simply comes with the territory of being a parent (and it does), but there may also be a serious medical condition causing your child to wake up often throughout the night – sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is most commonly found in adults, but can also, in rare cases affect children….