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Everyone dreads being told they have a cavity. But cavities are much less intimidating when you catch and treat them early. Dr. Anna Goldston recommends that you watch out for the following five signs that could necessitate a dental visit: 1. Sensitivity A suddenly sensitive tooth is a good sign that the nerve is either...

We tend to take a similar approach when it comes to small issues like the common cold: give it time. It's natural for this to heal and clear up on its own. Is gum disease one of those little problems? Will a little palliative treatment help you to get over it and move on? Understanding...

It might sound a bit extreme to suggest that a simple act like flossing could really have life-or-death implications. But you might be surprised to learn about the connection between oral hygiene and some serious health risks. Dr. Anna Goldston in Greenville wants her patients to know that flossing is something you can't afford to...

What do you know about invisible braces? Dr. Anna Goldston of Greenville Family Smiles offers this convenient alternative to conventional braces right here in our office. How It Works At our practice in Greenville, we offer two options for you to choose from: Invisalign and Smart Moves. These systems both use clear aligners based off...

Most people dread the idea of getting a dental crown. It's no surprise that crowns are not taken as good news! But here's something you might not have known: a dental crown could be something you need or want. What is a crown for? What does it do? Why would you ever want one? And...

Dental bridges have spanned gaps for decades. A bridge is a great option not just for filling in an unsightly empty space, but also for supporting the proper alignment of the surrounding teeth. Bridges are designed so that no one will know that you have one or two teeth missing. The bridge anchors onto the...

Cancer - it’s a diagnosis no one wants to hear. In the United States, it’s estimated that one person dies from oral cancer every hour. Among those newly discovered cases, slightly more than half will still be alive in five years. Of those who are diagnosed, nearly twice as many are men. If those statistics...

It’s not any surprise that children are prone to accidents. When you combine the energy and exuberance of youth, with the clumsiness that results from ever-changing and rapidly growing bodies, injuries are bound to happen. Sometimes those traumas aren’t limited to a skinned elbow or a bruised shin. If your child’s accidental injury results in...

We all take chewing, talking and yawning for granted until it causes us pain. Chronic pain when performing these motions is related to problems with the “tempomandibular joint.” The tempomandibular joint joins the mandible with the temporal bone of the skull. The lower jaw, or “mandible” is the largest, as well as the toughest bone...

If you lost your two front teeth to a sports-related accident, talking, as well as chewing, would be challenging. Face-to-face conversations could be embarrassing, and you may not smile as much as you used to. Thankfully, a mouth guard worn during physical activities, such as riding a bike, skateboarding, or even playing basketball and soccer,...

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