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  • Dental Veneers
    Are you looking to improve the appearance of your front teeth? Dental veneers are widely used to improve the appearance of front teeth and are a much more conservative option Read more
  • June is National Smile Month: Show off your smile!
    The community health awareness group Oral Health America has reported that 82 percent of adults are unaware of the role that infectious bacteria can play in tooth decay or cavities, Read more
  • How to Handle a Dental Emergency
    Whether it’s a broken tooth or injured gums, a dental emergency can interfere with eating, speaking, or other day-to-day activities. According to the American Dental Association , you can sometimes Read more
  • Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer
    Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read more
  • Make Tooth Brushing Fun
    The best brushing routine for parent and child is two minutes of gentle brushing in the morning and two in the evening. But if the longest four minutes of your Read more
  • Spring Cleaning
    Just like that, it’s almost summertime. As the spring season ends, perhaps these lighter, brighter days are inspiring you to do a bit of last-minute spring cleaning. Or perhaps they’re Read more
  • Tips for a Whiter Smile
    Everyday life can take a toll on the whiteness of our teeth: Foods we love as well as soft drinks and coffee can stain them over time. Poor brushing and Read more
  • Can’t Take Another Bite?
    We’re not talking post-holiday “I can’t eat another bite” discomfort. No, we’re here to talk about the discomfort caused by bite pain. Usually, our teeth and jaws work so harmoniously that Read more
  • Earth Day
    The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read more
  • I have sensitive teeth. What are my options?
    At Craig S. Karriker, DMD, PA, we have patients coming in asking us why a taste of ice cream or a sip of coffee becomes a painful experience, or why Read more
  • Snowball Effect
    Winter and its snowball fights are behind us, true, but there might be another kind of snowball heading your way—the snowball effect you risk when small dental concerns are ignored Read more
  • Morning Sickness and Your Oral Health
    Whether it’s your first child or you’re an experienced mom, pregnancy is an exciting time—which you’ll be able to enjoy much more once the days of morning sickness are over. Morning Read more
  • Telltale Signs that Your Tooth has a Cavity
    the doctor and our team at Craig S. Karriker, DMD, PA frequently get questions about cavity causes and prevention. You brush twice a day and floss regularly. You rinse with Read more
  • Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day
    Millions of people, around GAFFNEY, South Carolina and beyond, wear green on St. Patrick’s Day so they can show their spirit for the holiday and avoid getting pinched. While it Read more
  • Are your teeth ready for the big day?
    Capturing the Moment At Craig S. Karriker, DMD, PA we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important Read more
  • Relax with Sedation Dentistry
    the doctor and our team at Craig S. Karriker, DMD, PA understand that many of our patients have a fear of dentistry. You may be concerned about experiencing pain from Read more

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