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Advancing Patient Care with ORAL DNA
ORAL DNA Do you have periodontal disease that is not responding to traditional therapies such as scaling and root planing? Just as you might be tested for any other type of infection, we can test for they type of specific bacteria that is causing your periodontal infection. All we need is a sample of your saliva. […]
Why do we have “FAGD” behind our names?
The Fellowship (FAGD) Award from the Academy of General Dentistry is one of the most rigorous continuing dental education programs today. It helps us, as your dental providers, stay up to date on the most current dental procedures in order to offer you the highest quality of care. Dr. Jill Colson received her fellowship award […]
Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018
2018 is a big year for us– it marks 50 years for our practice. Dr. Strickland started this practice in 1968 in a small office on Rushmore Drive here in Greenville, SC. In 1981, he moved the practice to it’s current location on Pointe Circle. In 2014, with Dr. Strickland retiring, we took over […]
Experience the Magic of GLO Whitening!
Looking to whiten your smile this holiday season? Introducing our new professional grade in-office whitening system– GLO! It is the only whitening system that uses controlled warming heat in a universal closed system mouthpiece. A GLO whitening treatment only takes about an hour. Your teeth will be isolated and the whitening agent is then applied. […]
October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Come celebrate with us! We care not only about your dental health but your overall health as well– and the two are DEFINITELY correlated! You really can’t have one without the other. Our hygienists, Shera Davis, RDH and Kathy Terrell, RDH, have been dedicated to this practice for over […]
How Can Our Technology Benefit You?
After months of research, we are excited to introduce a new piece of technology into our practice–CAD/CAM. We can now use our computer aided design/computer aided milling to provide crowns, bridges, veneers, and occlusal appliances (bite guards) for our patients. Amann Girrbach, an Austrian-German company that produces the software and milling machine, was founded in […]
Celebrating Shera Davis, RDH
Dental Hygienist: Shera Davis, RDH May 31, 2017 is a special day for us and for our hygienist, Shera Davis. It marks 35 years that Shera has been treating patients in this practice. Dr. Chad and I both feel it is a tremendous honor and privilege to work with Shera. That seems like such an […]
The Latest Addition To Our Digital Workflow: Digital Impressions
We are introducing our new digital scanner! Our scanner allows us to capture precise true color, 2D and 3D digital images of teeth. No more gagging or waiting for goopy impression material to set! This scanner will integrate with our digital workflow of planning implants as well as fabricating crowns, bridges, Clear Correct aligners, occlusal […]
Precise Implant Placement with 3D Imaging and Custom Surgical Guides
Dr. Chad Colson, a fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, has successfully placed and restored over 300 dental implants since 2008. By utilizing our 3D imaging device and treatment planning software, Dr. Colson plans and performs the implant surgical procedure in virtual reality based upon the ideal placement of the eventual restoration (i.e. […]