How Can Parents Help Prevent Tooth Decay?

We believe that the best way to prevent tooth decay is teamwork between parents and Bethea Family Dentistry. A good at-home oral hygiene routine reduces your child’s risk for many common dental ailments, and regular visits to our office allow our team to keep an eye out for any potential problems. We offer convenient family block appointments!

Why Choose Invisalign Over Metal Braces?

These days, many people are choosing Invisalign® over metal braces. Clear aligners require fewer lifestyle changes since they can be removed for eating and oral care. Plus you can hardly see them! Come visit Bethea Family Dentistry in Columbia, SC to see if they are right for you.

Dental Implants vs. Dentures

Bethea Family Dentistry offers both dental implants and dentures as restorative treatments for missing teeth. Both have benefits and drawbacks. Read our blog then schedule a consultation to help you learn which is the better option for you!

Who’s At Risk for Oral Cancer

Routine oral cancer screenings are especially important if you have any of the risk factors. Even if you don’t, you’ll want to come in for regular preventive care. Dr. Bethea carefully screens for oral cancer during regular exams.

How to Handle a Dental Emergency

We understand just how stressful dental emergencies can be. That’s why we believe it’s important to have a plan in place so that you know what to do and how to handle an emergency if one arises. Read our blog post for details.

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

At Bethea Family Dentistry, we offer relaxing sedation dentistry that is safe and comfortable. Read our blog to learn about our dental sedation options: nitrous oxide and oral conscious sedation.