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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

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

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

Demi Moore Doesn't Mind the Gap

Once upon a time, a well-known Hollywood actress might have hired a private eye to keep unflattering pictures from appearing in the media. Today, that’s…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jun 26, 2014

Frequently Asked Questions about Cosmetic Bonding

Cosmetic bonding is a process in which your dentist uses specially formulated tooth-colored material to repair minor defects on the surface of your teeth.

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

How Taylor Hicks Keeps His Smile Bright

Like many who have risen to the top tier in show business, singer Taylor Hicks found that he needed a few things (besides talent, of…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Apr 10, 2014

The Material Girl and the True Blood Star Flaunt Distinctive Smiles

One’s a singer who made her name playing New York clubs in the 1980’s before catapulting to international pop stardom; the other’s an actress from…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Mar 13, 2014

Teeth Whitening Safety Depends on the Right Product Used in the Right way

Tooth whitening procedures and products have become increasingly popular over the last two decades. There are two main sources of application: professional procedures performed in…

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

Jamie Foxx Gets Into Character With Help From His Dentist

If you were a well-known actor, how far would you go to get inside the character you’re playing in a movie? Plenty of stars have…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Feb 07, 2014

Smile Transformation Begins and Ends With Smile Design

Regardless of culture, the smile is a universal gesture of friendship and openness, and an important communication tool in your social and career relationships. But…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Feb 03, 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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