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Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile

Bright, naturally white teeth are a key component in a beautiful smile. But the opposite is also true: nothing diminishes an otherwise attractive smile…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Feb 22, 2015

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

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

Dreaming of White Teeth for Christmas?

The holidays are traditionally a time when friends and family from near and far can get together and make merry. In this joyful season, many…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Dec 19, 2013

Padma Lakshmi's Smile: A Recipe for Beauty

Before she began hosting the long-running TV competition Top Chef, Padma Lakshmi was a well-known model and successful cookbook author.

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Nov 28, 2013

Hugh Jackman's Teeth

Australian heartthrob Hugh Jackman has won international recognition for his work on stage, screen and television—including his long-running portrayal of Wolverine in the X-Men film…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Nov 11, 2013

Bill Rancic's Smile Helps Close the Deal

Can having a great smile help land you a high-level business position, a TV show, and a bride? Maybe — at least if you go…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Sep 19, 2013

Whitening is a Safe and Effective Way to get That "Hollywood Smile"

The “Hollywood Smile” — dazzlingly white — is associated in our society with youth, health and vitality. Achieving that smile through either professional or home…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Aug 20, 2013

Causes of Tooth Discoloration

There are many different substances that can make your teeth yellow or discolored. By identifying these substances, you can avoid them or use moderation to…

Posted by Nicholas Pournaras, D.M.D. on Jan 18, 2012

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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