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Oral cancer originates from a combination of environmental factors and genetic predisposition. It is one of the leading causes of death with over 53,000 cases in the United States each year. In fact, 1/3 of all cancers are oral, and most are caught in the dental office. There are 145 new individuals diagnosed every day...

Have you ever had a cavity? At Greenville Family Smiles, we recommend cosmetic white fillings to restore your tooth and reduce your risk of further tooth decay, but that’s not all. Dr. Goldston also has a “sweet therapy” that he encourages all of his patients to indulge in - even people who have never had...

All cavities start with a weak spot in your tooth's protective outer layer called the enamel. Follow these tips from Dr. Anna Goldston to help keep your enamel tough and resistant to decay: 1. Increase Dairy Intake Calcium-rich snacks are good for enamel and bone. Milk and yogurt don't increase the acidity of your mouth...

Toothpaste shopping may not sound like a big deal. After all, toothpaste is easy to find in virtually every store and it seems like a no-brainer to choose a product based on price and a tasty flavor. But, your choice of toothpaste can have a bigger effect on your family than you may realize. Dr....

Contrary to what you might have heard growing up, sugar is not the sole cause of cavities. But, it can contribute to it. It’s actually bacteria that are responsible for tooth decay. Streptococcus mutans is the species that lives in everyone's mouths and spells trouble for our tooth enamel. S. mutans produces an acid that...

What do you resolve to do differently this year? Now is a great time to set new goals and resolutions. A new year means a fresh start and with that comes the motivation to improve your health and lifestyle. Along with your plans to exercise more and eat better, why not complete the package with...

You've probably heard some great things about dental veneers. As a matter of fact, veneers can do wonderful things for your smile. They have long been the trade secret behind those stunning smiles that celebrities flash for the camera. Now, fortunately, just about everyone could take advantage of the procedure to enhance their own smiles....

Perhaps the worst thing about foul breath is the fact that others tend to notice our malodor before we ourselves do. A strong and persistent case of bad breath can't be blamed on a one-time meal that had a lot of garlic in it. To properly address your halitosis, you'll need to first get to the...

Paper or plastic? Organic or inorganic? Biodegradable or non-biodegradable? Go green? BPA-free? Solar? We're all faced with a variety options in everyday matters that reflect how we feel about our bodies and environment. It might seem like dental fillings aren't such a big deal. Metal or white fillings could simply reflect your style preference. Yet,...

Some people feel that teeth bleaching is a vain and unnecessary procedure. But closing off your mind to the benefits of whitening could cause you to miss out on the best smile of your life. Dr. Anna Goldston recommends a safe and balanced practice of teeth whitening for anyone who's ready for a new start....

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