803-781-1600 7505 St Andrews Road, Irmo, SC 29063

General Dentistry

At Dr. Wych’s Columbia area dental office, we can give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of with our advanced cosmetic procedures, such as dental veneers, dental crowns and teeth whitening. We can help you keep you smile healthy, strong and beautiful. We offer a full range of general dentistry procedures, including the ever-important teeth cleanings and exams, as well as more involved treatment and restoration such as tooth-colored fillings and TMJ treatment. Based near Columbia, in Irmo, South Carolina, we work to make sure our patients have the best-looking smiles in the South. » TMJ Treatment » Tooth-Colored Fillings » Dental Implants » Crowns and Bridges » Mouth Guards

TMJ Treatment

Medically speaking, “TMJ” refers to the joint where your jawbone attaches to your skull. The acronym “TMJ” has come to refer to a variety of different problems that occur with this joint, with symptoms including clicks and pops, headaches, earaches, jaw pain and the inability to fully open the mouth. Dr. Wych offers different types of TMJ treatment near Columbia in Irmo, South Carolina. A variety of things can cause TMJ. Clenching and grinding teeth can, which can be the result of stress, can result in TMJ disorders, as can neck strain such as that caused by constantly leaning forward to look at a computer screen. TMJ disorders can be made worse by poor diet, lack of sleep, and high stress levels. If you have TMJ symptoms, and these or other risk factors are present in your life, you may benefit from TMJ treatment at the Columbia area office of Dr. Gregory Wych. The TMJ treatment our Columbia-area practice offers takes many different forms. Treatment usually begins with gentle therapies such as massage, heat and cold packs, and exercise, and may go on to incorporate mouthguards to prevent clenching and grinding, realignment of the teeth, and muscle relaxant medication. Contact the office of Dr. Gregory Wych to discuss the specifics of your TMJ, and find out how TMJ treatment at our office near Columbia can help you.

Tooth-Colored Fillings

Metal fillings have been used by dentists for over 100 years. Now, there is finally an alternative to the dark, unsightly blotch of metal that marks the place you’ve had a cavity filled. Dr. Wych uses tooth-colored fillings for patients in Columbia, Irmo and the surrounding region, making a filled tooth almost impossible to distinguish from any other tooth. The tooth-colored fillings our Columbia-area practice uses are made of durable porcelain and resin that are colored to match your teeth. Fillings are bonded to the teeth for a strong and natural finish to your smile. Tooth colored fillings appear to be part of the tooth and can last a lifetime. To learn more about tooth-colored fillings near Columbia, please contact our office today!

Dental Implants

If you have lost teeth, dental implants can replace them with durable, natural-looking restorations. Dental implants consist of a metal anchor that is implanted directly into your jaw by an oral surgeon, and a crown that Dr. Wych attaches to the anchor. The crown is carefully selected to match the color of your surrounding teeth, rendering it virtually indistinguishable from them. If you are considering dental implants to restore lost teeth, contact the office of Dr. Gregory Wych to discuss your options.

Crowns and Bridges

Dental crowns and bridges can be an excellent option to restore damaged or missing teeth. Dental crowns are used to cover damaged teeth with a natural-looking porcelain ones, restoring appearance as well as function. Dental bridges are useful when a tooth is gone, but the teeth on either side remain. A porcelain artificial tooth is used to bridge the gap, anchoring onto nearby teeth. Bridges are semi-permanent, and can only be removed by a dentist. We can often fabricate Crowns in the office.

Mouth Guards

Mouthguards can be used during any activity that could result in damage to the mouth or face.Mouthguard prevent broken teeth, severe damage and injuries to the lips, tongue, face and jaw. They can be custom made and are great for protecting the smile of person of any age. Contact the office of Dr. Gregory Wych to find out if dental crowns and bridges are a good option to restore your smile.

Our experienced dental staff work hard to ensure you receive the best care and treatment that any cosmetic dentist Columbia SC has to offer. Irmo Dentists Columbia SC are trained in every area of dentistry and take every care to provide a comforting service.

Our dental services are extensive and exceptional which include dental implants, teeth whitening, wisdom teeth removal, dental veneers, Invisalign technology and painless dentistry to ensure we are the most professional and caring general and cosmetic dentistry in Irmo and Columbia SC.

Dr. Greg Wych’s Dental office in Columbia SC team prides itself on exceptional customer care. Visit our Dentist at Irmo SC today and see how we are making the city smile! See the difference, feel the difference.

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