• Teeth, Bones—What’s the Difference?
    They’re often mentioned together, and that’s understandable. After all, they’re the strongest parts of the body, they’re made of many of the same elements, they both require a diet rich Read more
  • How effective is whitening toothpaste?
    The American Dental Association encourages you to brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to prevent dental problems such as tooth decay, bad breath, sensitive teeth, and gingivitis. Beyond Read more
  • Summer Break: An ideal time for wisdom teeth removal
    After your son or daughter departs for college, the last thing you want to get is a call or text to learn he or she is in pain. the doctor Read more
  • Oral Cancer
    the doctor and our team want you to have the healthiest possible smile in the healthiest possible body. Oral cancer can affect the mouth, tongue, throat and jaw. Early detection Read more
  • Memorial Day: Parades, remembrance, and the unofficial start of summer!
    “The purpose of all war is peace.” - Saint Augustine Fire truck sirens, baton twirlers, marching bands covering patriotic tunes, colorful floats, costumes, and millions of red, white, and blue American Read more
  • Why do wisdom teeth need to be removed?
    the doctor and our team at Ravenel Family Dentistry get this question a lot. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to come in, once young people get their adult teeth. Read more
  • May Marks National Physical Fitness and Sports Month!
    The merry month of May also happens to be National Fitness and Sports Month, so take advantage of the warmer days to get outside and exercise! Bringing a friend, family Read more
  • Dental Filling Options
    You’ve made an appointment at our RAVENEL, South Carolina office to treat your cavity, the decayed area has been removed, and the site has been cleaned and prepared for a Read more
  • When snoring becomes more than just annoying: The dangers of sleep apnea
    Sawing wood. That’s what your wife calls it when you wake her up with your snoring. This type of scenario plays out in homes around the world, and couples have Read more
  • Earth Day
    The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read more
  • Symptoms That Could Mean You Need a Root Canal
    Every tooth packs a lot of layers in a very small area. The outer, visible part of our tooth, the crown, is covered in protective enamel, and the lower root Read more
  • April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month
    What is oral cancer? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been putting off a visit to our RAVENEL, South Carolina office, now is an excellent time to Read more
  • Do you suffer from sleep apnea?
    At Ravenel Family Dentistry, we know our patients love a good amount of rest each night in order to be energized for the day and week ahead. After all, without Read more
  • The Stages of Gum Disease
    Taking care of your gums is one of the best ways to protect your smile. But sometimes, we treat our gums like an afterthought when it comes to dental care. Read more
  • St. Patrick's Day
    On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who Read more
  • Are your teeth ready for the big day?
    Capturing the Moment At Ravenel Family Dentistry we know that just about anyone who has taken on the challenge of planning her own wedding could tell you how important the little Read more