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Welcome to Palmetto Coast Dental

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Welcome to Palmetto Coast Dental!

Here at Palmetto Coast Dental, you will find an experienced team of dental professionals who will provide you with the highest quality of care for your oral health needs. If it has been a while since your last check-up or you are simply looking for a new home for dental care, you are probably wondering, "Is there a dentist near me who can provide excellent service at an affordable price?" Fortunately, you have found the answer here at Palmetto Coast Dental. Our highest priority is your satisfaction and comfort for everything from cosmetic teeth whitening to surgical tooth extraction and wisdom teeth removal.

Every member of our dental team, from Dr. Roy Little III, DMD to the hygienists, dental assistants, and technicians have been trained in the most advanced equipment and techniques for providing effective, pain-free, and affordable dental care. We are dedicated to the idea that your oral health directly affects your overall health, so even a minor toothache requires serious attention and individualized care. After a comprehensive exam, your dentist will discuss any outstanding issues and work with you to devise a plan based on your unique needs, whether you only require regular check-ups or the more specialized service of an orthodontist, endodontist, periodontist or prosthodontist. Regular check-ups and professional cleaning help to maintain a healthy smile and prevent complications such as gum disease and tooth loss.

Take the first step towards enjoying the beautiful smile you deserve by calling us at 843-979-0026 to schedule an appointment today!

Dental Services at Palmetto Coast Dental in Pawleys Island, South Carolina

Comfort Dentistry

It is quite normal to feel anxious about visiting the dentist, but you can relax as the gentle dental professionals here at Palmetto Coast Dental assess your particular needs and take the time to discuss your best dental care options. You can count on our experience and expertise to provide care that is as pain-free as possible even if you have particularly sensitive teeth.

Cosmetic Dentistry

At Palmetto Coast Dental, we want your smile to look as good as it feels. Our dental team can help you smile with pride by effectively treating problems that range from discoloration to misalignment.

Professional Teeth Whitening with Opalescence Boost

Even the most carefully treated white teeth can fade over time or become discolored as the result of diet, personal habits, or aging. We will work with you to determine the best teeth whitening treatment for your personal needs and lifestyle.

The Opalescence Boost system utilizes a powerful teeth-whitening gel to brighten your smile by several shades in a short amount of time. We also offer the option of using custom Take Home Trays for your whitening treatments. Depending on your needs and preferences, our dental team will help you choose whether to receive this treatment in our office or apply it yourself in the comfort and convenience of your own home with a teeth-whitening kit.

Invisalign and Invisalign Teen

Palmetto Coast Dental is proud to be your Invisalign provider in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Invisalign is an innovative alternative to traditional metal braces for correcting dental misalignment or spacing problems.  Your teeth are gradually shifted into their optimal position by a series of custom-made clear aligners that are virtually invisible, comfortable to wear, and easily removed to accommodate activities such as eating or sports.  Working adults are able to maintain a professional appearance and enjoy the dramatic improvement of properly aligned teeth without feeling self-conscious. Invisalign Teen is specially designed to complement your adolescent patient's lifestyle, which also encourages their enthusiastic participation in a way that traditional metal braces simply can't match.

Restorative Dentistry

Are you experiencing a toothache? Have you chipped or broken a tooth? Do you need a professional dental examination to find the cause of your pain? At Palmetto Coast Dental we offer a variety of restorative procedures from a same-day crown to root canal therapy. These services do more than just improve the appearance of your smile. Our goal is to provide pain relief, restore function, and ensure future oral health.

Crowns

At Palmetto Coast Dental, we apply a custom, natural-looking crown (or "cap") in cases where decay or trauma has done too much damage to completely restore the original tooth. Crowns are an excellent alternative to extraction that offer long-term durability, protection from decay or cracking, and an improved, natural appearance. We can even create and place your crown in just one day.

A crown may be right for you if...

  • you have chipped or broken teeth that are immediately visible as soon as the dental array is revealed. This situation could require tooth removal and cause a gap in your teeth that requires a surface replacement.
  • you have undergone a root canal that requires a significant portion of the tooth to be removed to make way for the support structure and the cleaning process.
  • you have weak and damage-prone teeth.
  • you have a tooth that is severely discolored.

Emergency Dental Care in Pawleys Island, South Carolina

A severe tooth cavity, physical trauma, and other oral health problems can be incredibly uncomfortable, and we are here to treat dental issues that just can't wait for your regular check-up. Whether you're suffering from a painful cavity, cracked tooth, or a loose filling, please don't hesitate to give Palmetto Coast Dental a call! Research shows periodontal problems can potentially elevate the risk for other health issues, including diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular disease. Your health and comfort are our first priority. If you are in the Pawleys Island, South Carolina area and experiencing serious oral pain, call us directly at 843-979-0026 and one of our team members will schedule a consultation with you during our regular business hours.

Sleep Apnea Treatment

What is Sleep Apnea?  Put simply, it is a condition that affects the way you breathe while sleeping. Sleep apnea symptoms often include frequent, loud snoring and interrupted sleep cycles. Specifically, this is instigated when the soft tissue in the back of your throat relaxes while you sleep, causing interruptions in breathing. These interruptions usually last between 10 to 20 seconds and can occur up to hundreds of times a night. Sleep apnea is typically more prevalent in males, smokers, and the elderly; it can also cause a wide range of problems from sleep disturbance to more serious health issues; however, with advances in dental devices, this condition can now be treated and controlled.

State-of-the-Art Technology

Here at Palmetto Coast Dental, we utilize the most advanced, up-to-date technology in order to diagnose and treat dental problems with the highest level of accuracy and effectiveness. You no longer have to deal with time-consuming, uncomfortable traditional dental x-rays. Instead, at Palmetto Coast Dental we use non-invasive, painless equipment to instantly produce high-resolution digital images and x-rays that allow our dentist to identify problems such as tooth decay, worn enamel, periodontal disease, or micro-fractures that would normally remain undetectable and untreated.

Make an Appointment

Our dental team is ready to help you achieve and maintain the smile you've always dreamed of having. We are happy to answer any questions about the dental insurance we accept or the available options if you have no dental insurance. Call us today at 843-979-0026 to schedule an appointment for your comprehensive dental care.