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What Greenwood, SC, dental patients need to know about wisdom teeth extractions

wisdom teeth extraction procedure from Dentist in Greenwood SC

The reason the third set of molars is called wisdom teeth is because they don’t erupt in the mouth until a later age than all the other molars, usually between the age of 17 and 25, presumably when we are wiser. For many dental patients, wisdom teeth will cause pain or discomfort and often need to be removed. Dr. Christopher Griffin helps his Greenwood, SC, patients understand their options for extraction. Why do wisdom teeth need to be removed? Wisdom teeth that erupt completely, and in the right place, can be kept healthy with good brushing and flossing habits. However, … Continue reading

Greenwood patients find relief from a range of painful symptoms with full mouth dental restoration

Full Mouth Dental Restoration procedures available from Dentist in Greenwood SC

Patients in Greenwood, SC, who want to improve the function of their mouth and appearance of their smile should speak with their dentist about full mouth dental restoration. This treatment is not a single procedure, but rather a complete approach to improving dental health that is used when patients have several dental or cosmetic issues they need to address. Dr. Christopher Griffin has helped countless patients improve the health and appearance of their smiles with a strategic restoration plan. Improving dental health While services such as whitening, orthodontics, and veneers are often part of a restoration plan, the benefits are … Continue reading

Are you missing teeth? Bridge the gap for a healthy, happy smile

Bridge For Teeth Greenwood

Gaps are history with Dr. Griffin’s approach to tooth replacement. Similarly, to how a bridge over water spans two points, a bridge for teeth “fills in” the empty space where a tooth used to be. Are you a candidate? Dr. Griffin combines experience with personal attention. His focus on developing long-term patient relationships means Greenwood SC area patients get a thorough consultation and the level of care that they deserve. After discussing needs, goals, budget, and other factors, he will recommend a dental bridge or another type of tooth replacement: the dental implant-supported crown. Bridges depend on neighboring teeth for … Continue reading

Implant Dentistry: Rebuilding teeth the healthy, lasting way

Implant Dentistry Greenwood

Implant dentistry is the permanent way to replace a single tooth, many teeth, or a mouthful. Conventional tooth replacement options such as dental bridges get their support from neighboring teeth. Conventional dentures rely on suction or dental adhesive to keep false teeth in place. As bone shrinks, dentures must be relined for proper fit. From his office in Greenwood SC, Dr. Griffin may recommend dental implants. This tooth replacement doesn’t rely on other teeth or dental products for stability. It’s also a low-maintenance alternative to conventional bridges and dentures. Building teeth from the root up At the heart of implant … Continue reading

Achieve a new smile with a veneer in Greenwood area practice

Patients in the area of Greenwood speak with Dr. Christopher T. Griffin to learn about the ways in which they can enhance their smiles. Our team of professionals understand the importance of looking attractive and feeling confident. When patients are dealing with imperfections of the smile that make them feel self-conscious about their appearance, they are encouraged to speak to a dental professional about achieving a new smile with a porcelain veneer. Porcelain veneers are cosmetic restorations used at the practice of Dr. Christopher T. Griffin to achieve a more attractive appearance. A beautiful smile can be achieved even when … Continue reading

Where Greenwood area patients can get the best quality dental veneers

Dr. Christopher T. Griffin, of the Greenwood community understands the importance of a beautiful smile that looks completely natural—even if it’s not. Restorative dentistry is a special field that focuses on repairing the teeth, bone, and gums in a way that improves dental health and aesthetics. It must be done with appearance in mind in order to look as natural as possible. One of the best restorations used for repairing the smile is dental veneers, readily available to patients in and around the Greenwood area. Dr. Christopher T. Griffin uses dental veneers as a way of dramatically improving the way … Continue reading

Can patients in Greenwood protect natural teeth with veneers?

Many patients who are introduced to veneers in Greenwood may wonder if they can protect teeth with veneers. In some cases, they can be used for minimal protection, but this is not their primary benefit. Veneers are typically used for cosmetic reasons. They are thin pieces of porcelain that are fabricated to cover imperfections in the natural teeth including misalignment, permanent staining, or fractures. They are not as thick as dental crowns, which are commonly used for protecting teeth after large areas of decay, breakage, or treatments such as root canal therapy. These issues can weaken the structure of the … Continue reading

What are the benefits of porcelain veneers for patients in and around the Greenwood, SC area?

Porcelain veneers have become increasingly popular as a method of rejuvenating the appearance of the smile. They are great for patients who have struggled with imperfections including misalignment, spaces between teeth, and permanent staining, which can have a negative impact. Dr. Christopher T. Griffin of Greenwood, SC can help patients with porcelain veneers, which are a fast and affordable method of treatment. Porcelain veneers are a wonderful way to transform the smile. There are several benefits of porcelain veneers, including: Wonderful resemblance to the natural tooth enamel, ensuring they conform with the smile Better strength and durability than other solutions … Continue reading

When might Abbeville area patients benefit from veneers for teeth?

Cosmetic dentistry allows patients in and around the Abbeville area to improve the appearance of their smiles. Dr. Christopher T. Griffin offers numerous options for addressing aesthetics and functionality of the teeth. Veneers are one of the most commonly requested cosmetic solutions in his practice. Veneers are used to cover teeth that may have one or more imperfections. Permanent staining, misalignment, and breakage are the most common reasons patients may consider this solution. These restorations are made of porcelain, which is a material that closely represents the appearance of natural tooth enamel. This material is also strong enough to withstand … Continue reading

Enhance your smile with porcelain veneers in Greenwood

Porcelain veneers are one of the most esthetic options available to correct minor cosmetic flaws in your smile. They are thin, precisely crafted pieces of porcelain sculpted to fit the front of the teeth perfectly. The appearance of stained, chipped, discolored, misshapen, or slightly crooked teeth can be corrected beautifully using these customized shells. In as little as two appointments after the initial consultation, about two weeks apart, dental flaws that may have troubled you for years can disappear. Veneer placement can provide straight, bright, natural looking, beautiful smiles. However, the appearance of veneers requires the artistry, skills, and precision … Continue reading


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