To protect your smile against the negative effects of gum disease, our dentists encourage you to visit our office at least once every six months. Because we are devoted to your smile, Dr. Downing is also pleased to offer LANAP to fight against gum disease. LANAP is an efficient technology that utilizes lasers to promote faster healing and to thoroughly clean teeth. If you are interested in your treatment options for gum diseases like gingivitis in Columbia, South Carolina, we invite you to schedule an appointment at our office soon.

At our practice, we enjoy caring for patients of all ages, including children. We are pleased to provide pediatric dentistry to help you keep your child’s smile in good health. We encourage you to bring your child to our dental office every six months for a regular dental exam and cleaning. During this visit, our friendly dentist and dental team will gently clean your child’s teeth and check for signs of dental problems, such as tooth decay. Each member of our dental team is caring and gentle, and we are certain to put your child at ease. We understand that it is important to build a positive, trusting relationship between your child and the dentist at a young age, and we are dedicated to ensuring that your child feels comfortable and safe at our office. If you have any questions about your child’s dental health or oral development, we welcome you to ask us during the visit or by calling our dental office.

In addition to bringing your child to our office for regular check-ups, it is important that you help your child establish good oral hygiene habits at home. Teach your child to brush and floss their teeth every day, and help them maintain a balanced, healthy diet. We invite you to call or visit our dental office today to learn more about pediatric dentistry and how we can care for you and your family.