Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups... Read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

Protect Your Tooth Enamel From the Effects of Bruxism

If you have tooth sensitivity, you might be afflicted with dental erosion from nighttime teeth grinding and clenching, also known as bruxism. When it comes to wearing down protective tooth enamel, one of the causes is chronic teeth grinding, where the biting friction not only wears down enamel but sometimes... Read more »

Keeping Your Child’s Smile Healthy Throughout the Holidays

When it comes to your child's smile, at Shirer Family Dentistry, we are pleased to offer services catering to their best oral health. We offer a fun kids’ corner for them to enjoy while they wait for their appointment with Drs. Michael or Susannah Shirer. We also offer in-room television... Read more »

Helping Dentures Keep Their Shape

Custom-made dentures are available here at Shirer Family Dentistry in Aiken, South Carolina. Our team wants to ensure that you have a full smile that is aesthetically-pleasing, functional so you can speak, eat and chew, as well as how comfortable it feels in your mouth. We offer both complete and... Read more »

Addressing the Surprise of an Oral Injury

Accidents are an everyday occurrence whether it's a car accident, spilled milk or a hit to the mouth. People can take certain precautions to many of these accidents but they inevitably happen, but the best way to prepared is to have knowledge of what to do in case an accident... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Benefits of Scheduling an In-Office Teeth Whitening Treatment

Because your smile often takes center focus on your face, it’s understandable that you want your teeth to look their best. If you have tooth stains that are affecting the way you feel about your smile, we invite you to learn more about professional teeth whitening treatment from our dentist.... Read more »

Have a Tooth Gap? Fill It with a Dental Implant

Have you heard of dental implants and their smile-saving abilities? In the last 20 years or so, modern dental technology has made dental implants a very popular and effective procedure for replacing a missing tooth. Our team here in Aiken, SC, are happy to tell you more about dental implants... Read more »

Kids and the Dentist

When you have young kids, there are a lot of questions you’ll likely want to ask about their oral health. When is it time to teach them to brush? What about flossing? And when should they see the dentist for the first time? The good news is, there are answers... Read more »