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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 »

Dentist Columbia: What’s the best option for missing teeth replacement?

When patients suffer tooth loss, dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych will discuss different treatment choices to replace their missing teeth. There are basically two groups that all replacement options fall into: removable and fixed. Today we will discuss removable prostheses. Removable prostheses – such as complete and partial dentures – have only one main advantage… read more »

At What Age Should You Consider Braces?

Dental braces have been used for decades to rectify various alignment and spacing problems. And according to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, they can be vital to the future of one’s oral health and prevent serious issues in the future. Even though braces are typically geared toward younger people who are getting on the road… read more »

Should you be worried about that sore on your child’s mouth?

If your child has a sore or an area of swelling in or around his/her mouth, it can be very concerning. According to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, the medical name for this condition is stomatitis and it can appear in the cheeks, gums, inside of the lips or on the tongue. There are two… read more »

Is a Chocolate Easter Bunny Good or Bad for Teeth?

Spring is finally here, and Easter is just a few days away! And with Easter being the second largest candy-eating holiday in the country, millions of children will nibble on chocolate bunny ears, candy eggs and jellybeans. Dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych warns that while it’s a time of celebration…it’s not if you’re a tooth…. read more »

Is your smile really the best it can be?

When you look in the mirror and smile, are you satisfied with what you see? Is your smile sparkling or just so-so? If it’s just okay – but nothing special – dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych has some tips for creating a smile that you’ll be happy to show off! Relax! If a visit to… read more »

Lessons from March Madness

Each March homes tune in to watch the college basketball phenomenon appropriately referred to as “March Madness.” Fans – along with dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych – eagerly fill out their brackets and attempt to correctly predict who will win each game, leading up to the finale. During last year’s March Madness – at the Harvard… read more »

Is Your Sleep Apnea Putting You in Danger?

Some people think snoring is funny, but sleep apnea is not a joke. According to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, this condition can increase your risk of high blood pressure and diabetes, and can even pose a danger when driving. Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the most common type of sleep apnea and it occurs… read more »

Tips to Protect Teeth As You Age

With all the things that our teeth are required to do, they are remarkably durable. But according to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, everyday wear and tear as a natural part of the aging process can take its toll on them. So this week I want to share some tips for keeping them strong and… read more »

Does your child grind his/her teeth?

Many people don’t realize it, but bruxism (teeth grinding) is quite common in both children and adults.  For some children, the grinding is restricted to daytime hours, but nighttime grinding – while the child is asleep – is the most common form.  And according to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, bruxism can create a number… read more »

Dentist Columbia Asks: Are you caring for your infant’s teeth properly?

Did you know that good oral care starts the very day your child is born? According to dentist Columbia Dr. Gregory Wych, even before your child’s first tooth develops, there are things that can affect the appearance and health of his or her teeth in the future. For example, did you know that a widely-used… read more »

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