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New Year’s Resolutions to Make for Good Oral Health in 2019

Happy December! Here at Chapin Oral, we’re gearing up for a busy month as we close out the end of the year. Students are out of school and are kicking off their winter breaks by having their wisdom teeth removed, and other patients are choosing to end 2018 and begin 2019 with new dental implants. […]

A Season of Thankfulness

Happy Thanksgiving!     Thanksgiving is one of our favorite times of the year as not only is it the official beginning of the holiday season, but it’s also a time for us to reflect on all of the things that we’re thankful for this season. Being thankful often gets lost in the busyness that […]

Celebrate National Oral Hygiene Month

Did you know? October is National Oral Hygiene Month. While we do not do any dental check ups or cleanings in our office, oral hygiene plays a huge part in our office every single day. Many of the oral procedures and surgeries that we perform in our office on a daily basis can be prevented […]

Celebrating Arts & Culture in Chapin this Fall

Fall is almost here—are you ready for it?   Summer has come and gone, school is back in session, and the theatre scene is just getting going for the season. This fall, we’re proud to be a community sponsor of Fig Columbia’s Arts & Culture Issue. It’s an issue filled with all kinds of local […]

Are Dental Implants Right for Me?

It may have never occurred to you before, but your teeth have the ability to affect your entire body. A missing tooth can not only affect your bite, but it’ll affect your speech and your eating choices as well. It can also lead to headaches, jaw pain, or additional premature tooth decay or loss. When […]

The More You Know – Juvéderm

Feeling and seeing the affects of age these days? Did you know that we can help smooth some of those wrinkles and fine lines away for you? Here at Chapin Oral, we proudly offer Juvéderm to our clients! Juvéderm can not only smooth out your skin, but these injections can help fill out hollow cheeks […]

A Weekend With the Pros

With the longer days and the hotter temperatures, it’s safe to say that the summer months have arrived in Chapin, SC. It’s the perfect time of year to enjoy being outside and to take advantage of what our team believes is one of the best things about living in Chapin: Lake Murray!   Lake Murray, […]

Ease Your Anxiety

Did you know? Nearly 75% of all Americans experience some degree of dental fear and between 5-10% are so afraid of having any dental work done, that they’ll completely avoid it all together. Here at Chapin Oral, we don’t want you to fall under the “too afraid” statistic when it comes to taking care of […]

Anesthesia and Our Team

A common fear that patients have when they come to us for an oral surgery procedure is having to have an IV sedation with anesthesia. Our patients can rest assured though: Dr. Hairr is well-versed and trained in anesthesia and our staff is fully capable of providing him support throughout a surgery. Dr. Hairr completed […]

Treat Yourself With Ice Cream

One of the best parts of having your wisdom teeth removed is all of the ice cream, milkshakes, and smoothies that you get to enjoy during recovery. It’s ok to treat yourself after surgery—especially since the cold, soft treats will help soothe inflamed tissue and because it will help to promote a quickly recovery. Photo […]