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Thank you for checking out the Constantine Dental blog! Our staff have collected a series of articles that we hope can improve your oral health or answer some of the more common questions that our dental office in Greenville, SC receives. 

If you would like to schedule an appointment or have any topic suggestions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our friendly staff today!

How Do I Get Rid of Bad Breath?

Many people suffer from chronic bad breath or halitosis. Bad breath is something you do not want to be known for, and typically finding the cause is easy. If you suffer from bad breath but also brush, floss, or gargle each day the cause may not be obvious. Taking the time to figure out the

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How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?

Taking care of your oral and overall health must be a priority. Knowing when you need to call your dentist is important. Practicing good oral hygiene habits help to prevent tooth decay, cavities, and many other issues. Cavities are one of the most common issues patients face, and about 30 percent of Americans have untreated

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How Can Poor Oral Health Affect the Rest of the Body?

Oral health is extremely important for many reasons. If patients suffer from gum disease, cavities, or bad breath this can cause issues with your teeth and mouth. Our mouths are a pathway for bacteria to enter the body. The bacteria are able to enter the blood stream, and this can also cause infection or inflammation

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Is it Better to Get A Dental Implant or a Bridge?

When deciding on a restorative solution it is important to look at all of your options to help you decide on the best option that works for you. A common question patients face is if they should choose a dental bridge or dental implants when they are looking for a tooth replacement solution. Both are

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When Should a Person Switch Dentists?

Switching dentists can be a hard decision, but patients need to make a change if they notice things aren’t working out with the current practice. Knowing when to make the move can be hard, but there are some tips you can follow to help you find your new dental office or dental clinic in the

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How Often do Dental Implants Need to Be Replaced?

If you have been recommended for dental implants, you may wonder if they will ever have to be replaced. Implants are a permanent restorative solution for patients seeking that perfect smile. Dental implants look and feel natural in the mouth, and last upwards of 25 years if they are cared for properly. At Constantine Dental, dental

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What is the Difference Between Dental Implants & Veneers

Dental Veneers and Dental Implants both can give patients a beautiful white smile. Deciding what restorative or cosmetic option works best for you depends on the condition of your teeth. Our staff at Constantine Dental in Greensville, SC provides cosmetic and restorative consultations to all our patients to take a detailed look at your mouth and determine

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Periodontics A Complement To Orthodontics

Periodontics: A Complement To Orthodontics

The periodontium is the set of supporting tissues of the teeth. Its etymology comes from the Greek para meaning “around” and odontos (tooth). It consists of all of the tissue that surrounds and supports the teeth. He understands:
• the alveolar bone (A) of the maxilla (upper jaw) and mandible (lower jaw),
• the periodontal (L) or dento-alveolar ligament which unites the root of the tooth to the alveolar bone which surrounds it,

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Baby teeth are not useless, they reveal how children will behave in the future

Baby Teeth Are Not Useless, They Reveal How Children Will Behave In The Future

The Massachusetts General Hospital researcher Erin Dunn is a Perez Mouse with a white coat and a strange idea in his head. “The scientific community has been trying for decades to identify people at risk of developing a mental health problem in the future, especially children. Imagine if teeth were the first step in unveiling the mystery,” explains the scientist, who is convinced that the mouths of the little ones hide evidence that would allow them to get ahead of these problems.

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What to Do In Case Of Gingivitis?

Your role is essential to limit or even stop the progression of gingivitis. Quality oral hygiene and follow-up are essential. Here are some tips to curb the development of gum disease. This will prevent gingivitis from progressing to periodontitis:

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Coronavirus Health Update


For the safety of our patients, team members, and our community, our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).