Category: General Dentistry

  • June 30, 2020

    Has your Dentist suggested that you have your wisdom teeth removed?

    Why do I need my wisdom teeth removed? Wisdom teeth, also called "third molars", are the last teeth to establish in the mouth. For most individuals, there is not nearly enough space in their mouth for wisdom teeth. When these teeth start emerging, they commonly move diagonally or horizontally and ...

  • April 20, 2020

    Is Your Oral Health Harming Your Immune System?

    If oral infection or gum disease is left untreated, it can become taxing on your immune system, making it ill-prepared to tackle other bacterial infections or viruses you come in contact with. In order to maintain a healthy immune system and proper systemic health, we recommend first taking a closer ...

  • January 20, 2020

    Find Your New Dentist

    General Dentist in Mount Pleasant SC Dr. Kevin Hogan is a general dentist is Mt. Pleasant, SC with over 40 years of experience practicing dentistry.  During this time, Dr. Hogan has become an accomplished implant dentist and focuses on the most advanced full mouth reconstruction and dental implant cases.  In ...

  • November 11, 2019

    Staying On Top Of Your Oral Health

    The nature of gum disease and tooth decay can be hereditary. Even with the best of oral hygiene, some people suffer with the misfortune of bad dental problems because of their family dental history. If this is the case, you should stay on top of your oral health the best ...

  • August 30, 2019


    To prevent cavities from forming, as much as possible, consumption of sweets and candies should be minimized. Oral hygiene also needs to be top priority for prevention. Our teeth are constructed with enamel, dentin and cementum. When you eat sugar and do not remove the film of food with brushing, ...

  • October 20, 2015

    Reasons Why Oral Health Is Vital to Your Overall Health

    Research Ties Oral Health to Specific Diseases There has been thorough research conducted linking poor oral health to systemic diseases. While you are not guaranteed to develop any of these diseases just because you do not brush your teeth or see your dentist, the risk of development dramatically increases. Health ...

  • July 8, 2015

    Oral Health is Linked to Overall Health

    Bad Breath The main culprit of bad breath is typically bad oral hygiene, but if you regularly brush, floss and visit with Dr. Hogan then it might be caused by another culprit, like your stomach or liver. See a physician immediately to determine the exact cause. Receding Gums While receding ...

  • June 12, 2015

    Common Causes of Tooth Loss

    Why Do Adults Lose Permanent Teeth? It can be puzzling why some adults are prone to lose permanent teeth and others are not. Here are the top three reasons that adults tend to lose teeth: Gum Disease: Gum disease is actually the leading cause of tooth loss for adults. To ...

  • November 17, 2014

    Mt. Pleasant Family Dentistry Advice: Have a Healthier Holiday Season

    Mt. Pleasant Family Dentistry Healthy Holiday Tips Limit Sugar Intake: Holiday gatherings are notorious for sugar overload. But remember that consuming unhealthy amounts of sugar can destroy your good oral health this holiday season. Tooth decay and gum disease are caused by harmful bacteria in the mouth. The bacteria that ...

  • June 6, 2014

    It’s Not Easy Being Green- It’s Wonderful!

    For those with diabetes, green tea helps been the blood sugar level stable! If you are overworked and very stressed, green tea has an amino acid called theanine, something that can have a calming effect on people. For those trying to lose some weight, green tea can help increase your ...

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