Common Questions About Acidic Foods

Which acidic foods can damage your smile? Are all acids dangerous for your smile and which ingredients in food can be converted into harmful acids within your mouth? For more information, listed below are some common questions about acidic foods: Dental erosion can be caused by which of the following?... Read more »

Dental Emergency: What You Should Do

We understand that any emergency can be very stressful and that anyone can have a dental emergency. Luckily, if you know how to respond to a dental emergency, this uncomfortable experience may be easier to cope with. If you lose a tooth, please feel free to contact us as soon... Read more »

Why Choose Composite Fillings

If you have a cavity, you must choose which kind of filling you can use to treat it with. With small to medium-sized fillings, tooth-colored fillings, also called composite fillings, tend to work best whereas, with large cavities, dental amalgams are the preferred method of treatment. Listed below are some... Read more »

Did you Get a Cracked Tooth? Here’s How You Need to Repair It

A repeated exertion of pressure by biting down on solids can cause cracks to develop in your teeth. Some examples of such things are ice, popcorn kernels, and hard candy. If a person has developed habits such as jaw clenching or constantly grinding their teeth, the chances are also high... Read more »

Restorative Dentistry Sometimes Employs a Dental Bridge

There are several methods that can be used to replace a missing tooth. For people who are not interested in the oral surgery needed to install a dental implant, a dental bridge might prove to be a viable option. This is a single piece of dental work crafted to fill... Read more »

A Mandibular Advancement Snore Guard Can Reduce Sleep Apnea Problems

Sleep apnea is a serious respiratory disorder afflicting an estimated 40 million Americans each year. It is primarily caused by issues with the soft palate slipping toward the back of the throat. This results in significant snoring complications and potential issues with breathing interruption while you’re sleeping. Poor sleep quality... Read more »

Seven Bad Oral Hygiene Habits to Break in 2017

With the new year comes New Year’s Resolutions. You may resolve to eat healthier, exercise more, or read more books. A New Year’s Resolution to make and keep is to improve your brushing habits. Improving your oral hygiene can in turn improve your oral health. Below are seven bad brushing... Read more »

We can Use Fillings and Crowns to Repair Tooth Decay

Cavities are tooth decay that chews a hole in your tooth enamel, the outer layer of your teeth. If you don’t brush and floss consistently, a sticky film of bacteria, called plaque, can form on your teeth. These bacteria make acid that eats at your teeth from the sugars you... Read more »

Dental Checkup FAQ

Regular dental visits are important no matter what your age. About 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental cleanings and exams and proper oral hygiene can prevent most oral disease. Below are some frequently asked questions about going to the dentist. What are... Read more »

Some Tooth Trivia to Help You Smile

At Trinity Dental Center Robert Berkowitz and our team want our patients in Anderson, South Carolina, to know how important their smile is. Your smile consists of several components working together to help you function effectively. You have your teeth, gums, cheeks, tongue, throat, and saliva production making up this... Read more »