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How Dental Implants Can Improve Your Oral Health and Your Smile Mar 18th, 2019

When it comes to replacing missing teeth, implants have become the gold standard, supplanting dentures and bridges as the preferred solution. What is a dental implant? It’s a strong titanium rod that acts as a root for replacing a missing tooth. Your dentist implants this small metal rod in your...

6 Smile Flaws That Can be Corrected With Veneers Feb 12th, 2019

Whether you’re smiling less these days due to misaligned or chipped teeth, dental veneers – ultra-thin porcelain shells permanently applied to the surface of teeth — can provide a simple, long-term, and cost-effective solution. At Westmark Family Dentistry in Sumter, South Carolina we’ve improved the smiles of countless men and...

5 Common Dental Emergencies and What to do Enroute to our Office Jan 9th, 2019

Oral emergencies caused by trauma or sudden tooth or gum pain are alarming. You want relief and treatment immediately to reduce pain and increase the chance that you can save a tooth or prevent complications. At Wesmark Family Dental, we welcome emergency cases. Know what to do when you’re on...

Why You're Going to Love Invisalign Dec 12th, 2018

All the cries of distressed adolescents who were teased about their wire-and-bracket braces have been heard and addressed. Now a revolutionary and nearly invisible technology, known as Invisalign®, lets you straighten your teeth discreetly, comfortably, and at almost any age. If you join the five million men, women, and teens...

Considering Dental Implants? We Answer All Your Questions Nov 15th, 2018

Your teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but due to trauma, decay, or illness, that doesn’t always occur. While you have many options to restore your smile and replace missing teeth, dental implants may be one of the best. At Westmark Family Dentistry, we not only want to give...

8 Reasons to Consider Professional Teeth Whitening Oct 25th, 2018

We’ve all seen the billboards, the magazine ads, the TV commercials where everyone’s smiling, with their perfect pearly-white teeth. For most of us, that gleaming white smile isn’t a reality, but with professional teeth whitening it can be. At Wesmark Family Dentistry in Sumter, South Carolina, we offer the most...