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What You Need to Know about Dental Implants

What You Need to Know about Dental Implants Dental implants are metal posts or frames that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums. Once in place, they allow your dentist to mount replacement teeth onto them. It is crucial that you find a qualified professional to educate you and help you to decide if dental implants

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Need to be the Tooth Fairy? Here’s What to do!

Need to be the Tooth Fairy? Here’s What to do! Losing a tooth is so exciting because it means they are due for a visit from the Tooth Fairy! This is such an exciting time in a child’s life, and a great opportunity to create lasting memories for your child. There are so many creative things that go

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How to Make Flossing Simpler!

How to Make Flossing Simpler! Flossing often gets skipped after brushing one’s teeth because it is viewed as a nuisance and an unnecessary extra step. In fact, flossing is just as essential to your oral health as brushing. Flossing helps to eliminate the accumulation of harmful bacteria and plaque, which is a result of food particles that get

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ORTHODONTIST ACCEPTING SMILE DIRECT CLUB PATIENTS IN COLUMBIA

ORTHODONTIST ACCEPTING SMILE DIRECT CLUB PATIENTS IN COLUMBIA Facing the closure of Smile Direct Club? No worries, Orthodontist Dr. Mallory Scott is here to guide you back on the right orthodontic path! With two locations in Columbia in the South Carolina area, we’re the beacon of hope and excellence you are looking for to complete your Smile Direct Club treatment.

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What to Do When You Have a Chipped or Cracked Tooth

What to Do When You Have a Chipped or Cracked Tooth The thought of chipping or cracking a tooth can be very scary. However, from time to time, things like that do happen. Fortunately, there are many treatment options to help fix a chipped or cracked tooth. The most important thing is to know what your treatment options

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Finding the Right Expert for Your Smile in Columbia SC

Finding the Right Expert for Your Smile in Columbia SC Navigating the realm of dental care specialists can be perplexing, especially when considering orthodontists, dentists, and pedodontists in the Columbia SC area. At Boyd Orthodontics, the question is simple: Why choose an orthodontist? The answer boils down to expertise and specialized training.   Understanding the Differences Between Dentists, Pedodontists,

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Exploring the ABC’s Orthodontics

Exploring the ABC’s Orthodontics Let’s unravel the “ABC’s of Orthodontics”: “A” for age, “B” for braces, and “C” for cost and choices. Age is a critical factor, especially in orthodontics. Waiting until a child has all their permanent teeth, usually by age 7, helps address potential issues early, preventing more significant problems later on. These initial evaluations, often

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The Best Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth on a Daily Basis

The Best Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth on a Daily Basis Maintaining your oral health does take a little effort. However, it is an essential part of maintaining your health and wellness and should be taken seriously. Twice yearly dental check-ups are a must, but it is up to you the rest of the year to

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Why DIY Orthodontics Is a Bad Idea?

Why DIY Orthodontics Is a Bad Idea? In today’s digital age, the allure of DIY solutions is stronger than ever. With just a few clicks, you can access information and products for almost anything, including orthodontic treatments. While the idea of saving money and straightening your teeth at home may seem tempting, it’s crucial to understand the potential

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Why You Should Be Smiling!

Why You Should Be Smiling! We all know that smiling is a crucial part of your health and happiness! Your oral health care team (dentist and orthodontist) are committed to keep your smile beautiful and shining bright! A beautiful smile can actually have positive impacts on your health beyond healthy teeth. Did you know there has actually been

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