Welcome To Dr. Gregory Wych’s Blogspot

We’d like to thank everyone for visiting the Dr. Gregory J. Wych blogspot. Please make sure to visit from time to time as we’ll be posting useful information about family dentist services ranging from cosmetic dentist services to information about gum disease and oral health. Dr. Gregory J. Wych is recognized throughout the Columbia-Irmo area read more »

Dentist Columbia SC: How Much Water Do You Waste When You’re Brushing Your Teeth?

Tuesday, April 22 is Earth Day 2014. Starting as an environmental movement designed to harness some of the energy of anti-war protesters, Earth Day put environmental issues on a global scale.  Dentist Columbia SC Dr. Gregory Wych has some tips for supporting this very important movement. 1.  Turn off the water when brushing.  Did you read more »

Dentist Irmo SC Recommends Chocolate?

Dentist Irmo SC Dr. Gregory Wych is recommending CHOCOLATE to his patients? Yes, you read that correctly.  And the news comes just in time for Easter! Recent studies support the fact that chocolate is actually effective at fighting cavities, plaque, and tooth decay. In fact, according to some, it’s better than fluoride. According to dentist read more »

Dentist Columbia SC: When should your child see an orthodontist?

Though an orthodontist can enhance a smile at any age, your dentist Columbia SC Dr. Gregory Wych advises that there is an optimum age at which to begin treatment to ensure the best result. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that the initial orthodontic evaluation should occur at the first sign of orthodontic problems or read more »

Dentist Columbia SC: Who needs a mouthguard?

According to dentist Columbia SC Dr. Gregory Wych, mouthguards should be used by anyone who plays contact sports such as football, boxing, soccer, ice hockey, basketball, lacrosse, and field hockey. However, even those participating in sports such as skateboarding and mountain biking that might pose a risk of injury to the mouth would benefit from read more »

Dentist Columbia SC explains why gum is worse for your teeth than any food!

Many of you probably consider gum to be a good thing because it has fewer calories than a piece of candy, and it relieves stress and temporarily stalls hunger. Because people don’t ingest gum, they tend to pay little attention to its ingredients.  But these ingredients actually travel into the blood stream faster and in read more »

Read this before you drink that green beer!

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and thousands of people across the U.S. will be going out to celebrate with lots of delicious green foods and the very popular Saint Patrick’s Day hit – green beer. On the day of Irish pride, inhibitions are tossed into the wind in favor of a good read more »

Your Dentist Columbia SC: $1 billion March Madness prize?

With the arrival of spring comes a favorite tradition of your dentist Columbia SC and most of the rest of the country: March Madness. The tournaments are always fun and exciting to watch, and the bookmakers are kept quite busy. It’s a safe bet that no one has ever picked a picture-perfect bracket in the read more »

Can You Join Me in Helping Give More Kids a Smile This Month?

Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to help raise awareness about the importance of oral health, particularly in children.  And your dentist Columbia SC joins in their efforts. Why is year-round attention to children’s dental hygiene so important? Although preventable, tooth decay continues to be the most common read more »

Is Your Mouth Ready for Valentine’s Day?

Nothing can ruin a romantic date faster than a stinky mouth.   In fact, the major deal-breaker in many relationships is bad breath. Nobody wants to kiss a mouth that smells bad, so your dentist Columbia SC Dr. Gregory Wych is sharing some ways to make your mouth more kissable just in time for Valentine’s read more »

How to Get Your Own Red Carpet Smile: Tips from Your Dentist Columbia SC

Think quick…what’s the physical attribute that nearly every movie star, celebrity, network news anchor, or other television or media personality has in common? Perfect teeth…straight, white, polished…just a mouthful of pearly whites. Have you ever wondered how celebrities get those blinding pearly whites? Well, it’s no great secret that they weren’t born with those smiles read more »