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Dental Services for Your Family

The office of Michael Bannister, DDS has been providing healthy smiles to the families of Charleston and Daniel Island for more than 10 years.  Dr. Bannister understands that patients of any age may have certain anxieties when visiting a dentist. We strive to assure patients that going to the dentist can be a gentle and routine experience. Our services for your teeth and gums can actually prevent the need for restorative procedures later in life. 

We offer state of the art modern dental services including:

Routine Cleanings & Checkups Every 6 Months

We work together—Dr. Bannister, our staff and you—to preserve the health of your teeth and gums by preventing the potential onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions. Regular cleanings are an important dental treatment for halting the progression of periodontal disease and gingivitis
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Fluoride Treatments

Typically done during a routine cleaning procedure, a topical Fluoride treatment helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth. It also can reverse early decay.
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Tooth Fillings

Once bacteria have established themselves in the mouth, they will produce acidic by-products that create holes (cavities) in your teeth. The weakened tooth structure and bacterial infection must be removed to prevent the process from progressing and causing further damage. The cavity is then filled with an FDA approved material.
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Root Canals

When the nerve of a tooth is affected by decay or infection, the pulp (the living tissue inside the tooth), nerves, bacteria, and any decay are removed In order to save the tooth. The resulting space is filled with special, medicated, dental materials, which restore the tooth to its full function. Root canal treatment is highly successful and usually lasts a lifetime, although on occasion, a tooth will have to be retreated due to new infections.
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Oral Surgery & Extractions

Despite our best efforts to save a tooth, sometimes extraction is the only alternative. If this is necessary, we are committed to providing you the most comfortable, pain-free procedure possible.

Factors leading to extraction include:

  • Extensive trauma
  • Substantial tooth decay
  • Gum Disease
  • Badly cracked or broken teeth

No one likes the idea of losing a tooth, however there are options we can provide to fill the empty space or replace the tooth, such as:

  • Implants
  • Implant retained dentures, which look and feel like normal teeth
  • Traditional dentures
  • Dental bridges, which are 3 or more porcelain teeth fused together.
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Periodontics & Gum Therapy

For patients with early to severe periodontal issues, we provide regular treatments to prevent and remove etiologic agents, such as dental plaque and tartar, that cause inflammation to the gum tissue and surrounding bone. Non-surgical procedures that completely cleanse the periodontium work very effectively for individuals suffering from gingivitis (mild gum inflammation) and moderate/severe periodontal disease.
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Cosmetic Dentistry

We all realize that having a healthy, bright, beautiful smile enhances our appearance and allows us to smile with confidence. Thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we are able to improve our teeth and smiles with quick, painless and surprisingly affordable treatments
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Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies are quite frightening and often painful. Prompt treatment is almost always required to alleviate pain and to ensure the teeth have the best possible chance of survival. The pain caused by dental emergencies almost always gets worse without treatment, and dental issues can seriously jeopardize physical health. Please contact us immediately and we will assist you.
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(843) 971-1701