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 »

Do You Need a Dental Crown?

Your teeth and gums are a vital part of your healthy smile. Should something happen to one or more of your teeth, you might need the help of a dental crown restoration. At Shirer Family Dentistry, we offer custom crowns for our patients in Aiken, South Carolina. A dental crown... Read more »

Fun Facts About Your Tongue

Although you’ve probably seen it every day, how often do you really think about your tongue? It’s probably something that you take for granted. It might make an appearance when you are taking fun pictures, or when you are playing with a young child. It helps you eat food by... Read more »

Porcelain Dental Veneers Can Give You the Smile You Want

Unsightly teeth don't have to keep you holding back, too self-conscious to smile openly or engage socially. At Shirer Family Dentistry, we have helped many of our patients in the Aiken, South Carolina, area and neighboring communities to transform unsightly teeth into confident smiles with the help of porcelain dental... Read more »

Dental Emergencies You Don’t Want to Ignore

Should you ever need help with a dental emergency, our experienced dental team at Shirer Family Dentistry is here to help. We know how scary having a sudden dental trauma can be, and Drs. Michael and Susannah Shirer are here to help if you or your family member are faced... Read more »

The Benefits of Six Month Smiles®

Are you looking for a quick, affordable equipment that will straighten your teeth? Homemade braces with wire and glue may have crossed your mind, but we highly suggest you do NOT follow this avenue for a better smile. Here at Shirer Family Dentistry, we offer a fast and effective solution:... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »