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  • April 23, 2017

A vast majority of people will experience gum disease at one time or another. If you do, we welcome you to visit our dentist office in Columbia, SC. We offer non-surgical gum disease treatment...
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  • April 16, 2017

April is, among other this, Oral Cancer Awareness Month. It’s a good time to remind yourself that dental exams aren’t just about stopping tooth decay and gum disease. An oral cancer screening may help...
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  • April 9, 2017

Julie Lybrand has been one of our patients for five years. She enjoys our approach to dentistry at our Columbia, SC, office. And she appreciates what Dr. Forbes did to improve her smile. Six Month Smiles...
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  • April 2, 2017

It can happen in an instant. A popup to shallow left field can set the shortstop and the left fielder on a collision course. And that could leave one or both players with broken or missing teeth. That’s just...
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  • March 23, 2017

Have you ever had a cavity? If not, then you still might. More than 90 percent of American adults develop at least one cavity in their lives. If that happens to you or if you’ve already had a dental...
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  • March 16, 2017

Everyone gets headaches from time to time, but if you are having frequent headaches (including migraines), it may be time to talk to … our dentist? Yes, that’s right. Dr. Doug Forbes of Total Dental Care of South Carolina...
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  • March 9, 2017

Dental bridges can do more than give you back your smile. They can help you keep eating the foods that your love, too. If life has dealt a blow to one or more of...
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  • March 2, 2017

Save the date(s)! Mike and Marcy are getting married in May. Jack and Jill are getting married in June. John and Judy are getting married in July. Steve and Sally … You get the idea. As your wedding...
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  • February 22, 2017

To wrap up Gum Disease Awareness Month, we have a special message for women who are pregnant or plan to be pregnant in the near future. This is a special time in your life, but there is something you...
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  • February 15, 2017

Family dentistry doesn’t start when you walk into the dentist office. It starts at home. Don’t misunderstand us. Regular professional dental cleanings should be part of your family’s oral care routine. Even so, the...
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