July 2014 Blog Posts Archives

Kelly Clarkson Gets to the Root of the Problem

Now that celebrities can communicate directly with their fans through social media, we’ve started to see dispatches from some surprising locations — the dental chair,…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jul 30, 2014

Make Informed Choices on Drinking Water by Knowing the Facts

Water is essential to life. It’s relatively abundant and affordable in the United States, with treated water averaging about $2.00 per thousand gallons. It’s also…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jul 25, 2014

For Michael Buble, the Show Must Go On... Even Without the Tooth

What happens if you’re right in the middle of a song, in front of an arena full of fans… and you knock out a tooth…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jul 21, 2014

Frequently Asked Questions about Gummy Smiles

You may not have heard the phrase, but you’ve probably noticed the condition. A “gummy smile” occurs when too much gum tissue (in technical terms,…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jul 12, 2014

Tooth Pain Leads to Jail Break

When a 51-year-old Swedish man developed a throbbing toothache with facial swelling, he knew he needed to get to the dentist right away.

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jul 06, 2014

Veneers are a Versatile Means to Achieving a Confident Smile

Nothing says confidence like a bright, beautiful smile. But problems with your teeth’s appearance — discoloration, abnormal shapes, or gaps — may be giving you…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jul 01, 2014

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

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