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Life-like Dental Porcelain Helps Restore Smiles Marred by Unattractive Teeth

With its life-like color and texture, dental porcelain can restore a smile marred by decayed or damaged teeth. This durable ceramic material not only matches…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Aug 05, 2018

No "Glee" in Tooth Grinding

Sure, it’s big news when celebs tweet selfies from the dental office… if you’re still living in the 20th century. But in Hollywood today, it’s…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Aug 03, 2018

Neil Patrick Harris: What the Oscars Host Treasures Most

A few days before the Oscars, Vanity Fair magazine asked Academy Awards host Neil Patrick Harris to name his most treasured possession. Was it his…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jul 13, 2018

Put an End to Bad Oral Habits to Slow the Rate of Tooth Wear

While tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease destroy more teeth than any other causes, both of these diseases are largely preventable with proper oral hygiene…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jun 05, 2018

Managing Gum Disease Could Benefit Other Conditions You May Have

Nearly half of all Americans have some form of periodontal (gum) disease. Without proper daily hygiene and treatment, this aggressive disease can ultimately cause tooth…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on May 15, 2018

Cosmetic Questions to Ask to Get You on the Right Path to a Better Smile

For some time now, you’ve noticed things about your teeth and gums — your overall smile — that you would like to change. But you’re…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Apr 06, 2018

Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years

A focus on dental care in senior citizens is just as important as it is for children. Indeed, oral health in your later years can…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Feb 16, 2018

Oral Health Can Prove Challenging in Your Senior Years

A focus on dental care in senior citizens is just as important as it is for children. Indeed, oral health in your later years can…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jan 08, 2018

Immediate Implants Help you Avoid Disruptions in Your Appearance

Dental implants are widely recognized as the best tooth replacement option available. For most people, though, it’s a long process: after a tooth is extracted…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jan 08, 2018

Limit Sugar in Your Diet for Better Oral and General Health

Even after decades emphasizing oral hygiene and supplemental fluoride to fight dental disease, we’re now seeing an increase in tooth decay, especially among children. What’s…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jan 08, 2018

Columbia Smiles Nick Pournaras, DMD

Dr. Nick Pournaras, DMD and the team of dental professionals at Columbia Smiles in Columbia, SC, are dedicated to helping our community improve their oral health and rejuvenate their smiles. Dr. Pournaras is a member of a number of professional dental organizations, including:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics
  • South Carolina Dental Association

To schedule an appointment, contact us online or call us at 803-794-5430 today.

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