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Fall Food Favorites to Enjoy For Healthy Teeth

Thanks to holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, the cooler months of the year are often associated with eating more sugary treats, and a higher risk of tooth decay and gum disease.

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Invest In Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry!

If you’re not comfortable with your smile in Bluffton, Dr. Joel Darrah is here to help. At Buckwalter Dental Care, we can help you invest in your smile, and enjoy results that will last for years to come. Read on, and learn more about why you should invest in your smile with cosmetic dentistry.

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Dental Fillings: Types, Procedure, & Options

Suspect you have a cavity? A dental filling is the best way to restore your decayed tooth and avoid further complications. In this guide, the team at Buckwalter Dental Care will take you through the basics of the different types of dental fillings, the procedure, caring for a filling, and more. Let’s get started.

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How Are We Keeping Our Dental Office Safe From Coronavirus? Find Out Now!

Wondering how we’re keeping our staff and patients safe from the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus? In this blog, we’ll discuss a few of the steps we’re taking to ensure that you can get the dental care you need in Bluffton without risking your health.

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Can Bad Oral Health Affect Your Immune System?

Wondering how to boost your immune system? One of the best ways to make sure your immune system is at its best is to take proper care of your teeth. An unhealthy mouth leads to more strain on your immune system, while caring for your mouth properly will help boost its performance. Learn more below in this blog from Buckwalter Dental Care.

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Pain After A Dental Implant: Understanding What’s Normal While Recovering

Whether you’ve recently had a dental implant placed in Bluffton, or you’re considering dental implants from Dr. Joel Darrah at Buckwalter Dental Care, you may be wondering what you can expect from the recovery process. Will you be in pain? What level of discomfort is normal, and when should you consider contacting your dentist? Learn everything you need to know from this blog post. 

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How Much Does Emergency Dental Treatment Cost?

Have you been suffering from a severe toothache? A broken tooth? Bleeding gums? You may be wondering how much you can expect to pay for emergency dental care. The team at Buckwalter Dental Care wants you to be prepared for every aspect of your treatment, including the payment and financing process.

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Bananas & Teeth Whitening: Separating Fact from Fiction

The short answer, unfortunately, is no. Many bloggers and DIY enthusiasts will tell you that rubbing a banana peel on your tooth enamel can enhance its brightness, but this simply isn’t true. While bananas and other fruit do have nutritional value for your entire body, they cannot whiten your teeth.

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Sedation Dentistry: What to Expect

If you’re interested in sedation dentistry to ensure that your dental experience is comfortable and more enjoyable, Dr. Darrah at Buckwalter Dental Care can help. Our approach to sedation is communicative and informative because we want you to feel confident in the care you receive at our office. Wondering what to expect when you opt for laughing gas during your procedure? Here’s everything you need to know:

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Dental Implants Vs. Bridges: What’s Right For Me?

When it comes to replacing one or more missing teeth, both dental implants and bridges are effective options. The right choice for restoring your smile depends on your oral health, your lifestyle, and your budget, as well as a number of other factors. Here are a few things that the team at Buckwalter Dental Care wants you to know when it comes to the advantages of both procedures:

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Celebrate National Coffee Day With Teeth Whitening!

At Buckwalter Dental Care, we know how important that morning cup of coffee is for your daily routine! National Coffee Day is on September 29, and it’s a perfect day to enjoy a cup of joe and a whitening treatment!

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What To Expect When Your Child's Teeth Come In

If you’re a new parent and your child is approaching about a year of age, chances are that their first baby teeth are going to start coming in very soon, if they haven’t already. Some children get their first tooth as young as 6 months, or even younger in rare cases!

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What Should I Do If I Crack My Tooth?

Cracked teeth are a common dental emergency, and can be caused by a number of different issues including tooth grinding, a slip and fall, or even eating hard food. But just because cracked teeth are common doesn’t mean that the issue isn’t serious. A cracked tooth can be painful and uncomfortable, and if you don’t get treatment right away, the problem can progress into a full blown infection.

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Have a Toothache? Restorative Treatments That Can Help

If you have a toothache in Bluffton, it’s important to get treatment from an experienced dentist like Dr. Darrah right away. Toothaches are almost always caused by a deeper dental issue and if you don’t seek treatment, your symptoms will only get worse. Depending on what dental issue is causing your toothache, we offer a wide range of treatments to get you back to health:

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Get Your Smile Back With Restorative Dentistry At Buckwalter Dental Care

At Buckwalter Dental Care, Dr. Darrah has years of experience providing compassionate, caring restorative dentistry. If your smile has been damaged due to oral health issues like gum disease, tooth decay, or an oral injury, our team is here to help you get your smile back. We focus on using the latest tools and techniques to provide stellar results.

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Dental Anxiety & Sedation Dentistry – Answering Your FAQs

Our team focuses on providing expert dental care in a comfortable environment and keeping you well-informed about your treatment. Have questions about sedation and dental anxiety? Here are a few frequently asked questions and their answers to help put you at ease.

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Sinus Problems After Root Canal Therapy

At Buckwalter Dental Care, Dr. Darrah is an experienced endodontist and he has been performing safe, gentle root canals for years. With the latest tools and technology and a gentle approach, Dr. Darrah minimizes the risk of sinus complications, even in the trickiest root canal treatments.

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Restore Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry – Your Options for a Better Smile!

Are you thinking about investing in cosmetic dentistry in Bluffton? At our cosmetic dentist office, Dr. Joel Darrah offers expert service for a great price. From teeth whitening to veneers and everything in-between, we do it all at Buckwalter Dental Care!

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4 Reasons Regular Teeth Cleanings Are So Important

Regular teeth cleanings are absolutely essential to your oral health. If you neglect to get a regular six-month teeth cleaning, you could be at risk of developing a wide variety of oral health issues.

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Press Release!

Buckwalter Dental Care Ready To Bring Smiles to Bluffton With Grand Opening! Bluffton, SC ­­Monday, April 4th, 2016­­ -- Dr. Joel Darrah is proud to announce the grand opening of his new family dental practice, Buckwalter Dental Care (www.buckwalterdentalcare.com). Located in Buckwalter Place, Dr. Darrah will offer comprehensive family and general dentistry as well

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