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How Tooth-Colored Fillings Improve Your Smile

Today’s crowns, veneers, and tooth colored fillings are very natural looking compared to early counterparts. There was a time when dentists placed silver fillings exclusively. This material is still used, Read More

Thanksgiving

At J. Bradford Smith, DDS, we love to celebrate the holidays with vigor! the doctor would love to share some unique ways of celebrating Thanksgiving from beyond the COLUMBIA, South Read More

I drink a lot of coffee. Could it be hurting my smile?

At J. Bradford Smith, DDS, we know most of our patients enjoy a cup of coffee or two throughout the day. But what many of you don’t know is that Read More

When snoring becomes more than just annoying: The dangers of sleep apnea

Sawing wood. That’s what your wife calls it when you wake her up with your snoring. This type of scenario plays out in homes around the world, and couples have Read More

Cold Comfort

The sounds of the season are filling the air—falling leaves rustling along the sidewalk, football cheers, holiday greetings—and the coughs and sneezes of your fellow sufferers. Yes, it’s cold and Read More

Halloween: Candy, costumes, and more!

All Hallows' Eve, more commonly known as Halloween, is a yearly event celebrated on October 31, and one that is anticipated by the young and young at heart all over Read More

Should I fix my chipped tooth?

It was a small fall! A miniscule piece of popcorn! A minor foul on the basketball court! But now there’s a chip in your otherwise perfect smile. Is a chipped Read More

Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Snoring may not be something you take seriously. You might even laugh or joke about it. But the fact is, anytime you or your partner snore to the point of Read More

Year-End Insurance Reminder

the doctor, as well as our team at J. Bradford Smith, DDS, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of Read More

What to Look for when Choosing a Mouthwash

Mouthwash is important for more than just keeping your breath fresh and smelling great. Combined with other forms of dental hygiene, it can help prevent plaque, cavities, gingivitis, and other Read More

Shark Teeth

It seems like sharks are everywhere these days—on land, sea, and air(waves). A halftime show meme gone viral. A week of summer TV devoted to our favorite apex predators. And Read More

Diastema, or, Mind the Gap!

Diastema is a medical term meaning “space between”—or what the doctor and our team less formally call a gap between the teeth. Such gaps are common for children as they Read More

What was your favorite part of summer?

It's the end of summer, and fall is just around the corner. Soon the temperatures will cool down, the leaves will start to change, and the doctor and our team Read More

Labor Day: Our favorite holiday to rest!

Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday each September here in the United States, is a holiday devoted to the American working community. The purpose of the holiday is honoring Read More

Mall Whitening: Why You Shouldn’t

A shopping mall is a great place to get lots of errands done in one trip. Department stores, clothing boutiques, specialty shops? So many tempting options all in one place. Read More

How to Handle an Unexpected Dental Emergency

Regardless of the type of dental emergency you experience, it is important that you visit J. Bradford Smith, DDS for emergency dental care as soon as possible. A chipped or Read More

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