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Welcome To Dr. Gregory Wych’s Blogspot

We’d like to thank everyone for visiting the Dr. Gregory J. Wych blogspot. Please make sure to visit from time to time as we’ll be posting useful information about family dentist services ranging from cosmetic dentist services to information about gum disease and oral health. Dr. Gregory J. Wych is recognized throughout the Columbia-Irmo area… read more »

The Strange Connection Between St. Patrick’s Day and Dentists

  It may seem like an extreme stereotype to assume that people get so intoxicated on St. Patrick’s Day, that they get in bar fights and knock each other’s teeth out, causing them to have to go to the dentist the next day…but it’s true!  And that means a visit to the dentist in the… read more »

Do you have any of these issues going on in your mouth?

It’s not unusual to have a problem with your mouth from time to time. Certain issues can affect your gums, lips, tongue, inner cheeks, roof of your mouth, your neck or your teeth. Your mouth may be dry, or food may not taste right. You may have bad breath or a sore on your lip,… read more »

Are You Suffering From This Life-Threatening Disorder?

A good night’s sleep has the power to restore the body and invigorate the mind. And if you’re one of the 18 million Americans who experience symptoms of sleep apnea, a good night’s sleep also has the power to save their lives. Obstructive sleep apnea is a serious, life-threatening disorder typified as a series of… read more »

National Children’s Dental Health Month focusing on the benefits of tap water!

The American Dental Association announced that its 2017 National Children’s Dental Health Month campaign is being named: “Choose Tap Water for a Sparkling Smile.” Bottled water has become very popular largely due to concerns about the purity and taste of tap water. It comes in several varieties including artesian well, drinking, purified, mineral, sparkling and… read more »

Satisfy Your Valentine’s Day Sweet Tooth…But Remember Your Oral Health

On Valentine’s Day, showing our love and appreciation for someone often includes a heart-shaped box of delicious chocolate candy treats.  Believe it or not, Americans buy more than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolates each year. Here are some other fun facts about Valentine’s Day: About 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged in US… read more »

Tooth Friendly Snacks for the Super Bowl

Getting together with friends to watch the Super Bowl is a time-honored tradition. And a Super Bowl get together demands super snacks, but not at the expense of your teeth! Today we’re sharing a few game day snack ideas to help make game day a little more tooth-conscious! Hummus with Vegetables
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Are You Wasting $40 Per Year When You Brush Your Teeth?

When you brush your teeth, do you let the water run down the drain until you’re ready to rinse? Most people don’t think twice about it but you can save water and money by turning off the water while you are brushing your teeth! The average person will turn on the water, rinse off their… read more »

Why Not Make a Healthy Smile One of Your New Year’s Resolutions?

With the New Year upon us, you’ve probably started your new resolutions for 2017. But did you know that of the 40% of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions, only 8% actually make good on them? Turning over a new leaf in the New Year can be tricky, but finding a way to stick with… read more »

Where did your favorite Christmas traditions originate?

We do the same things every holiday season – consume abundant amounts of eggnog, decorate a tree, send cards and treats to our loved ones, kiss under a leafy branch, hang stockings over the fireplace and sing off-key carols about figgy pudding. Yes, these are our Christmas traditions and many of them have been around… read more »

True or False: Candy Canes Can Cause Bad Breath

Believe it or not, that’s true! Candy canes are particularly bad because they’re essentially pure sugar. The biggest issue occurs when people suck on them over a stretch of time, as this allows the sugars drench your teeth, wearing down enamel and causing bad breath. If you experience bouts of bad breath, you know it’s… read more »

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