Did you know that running around the pool is the leading cause of dental emergencies in the summer or that, in our lifetime, we will produce enough saliva to fill not one but two swimming pools? Were you aware that eating avocados, bananas and other potassium-rich foods protects tooth enamel and that consuming diet sodas can have the opposite effect? Visit Pine Street Dental’s Instagram page and you’ll learn that and more.
Omar Figueroa, D.D.S., of Pine Street Dental in Spartanburg, is passionate about teaching patients how to heal and protect their teeth and gums. He strives to help patients understand the impact of oral hygiene on their longevity and quality of life. With a bit of humor and a great deal of enthusiasm, Dr. Figueroa and his team of hardworking hygienists and assistants educate patients on ways they can protect their smiles on a daily basis.
Dr. Figueroa and his dedicated team offer cleanings, exams, fillings and same-day crowns in addition to extractions, implants and more. A friendly practice that has been serving Spartanburg and the Upstate for many years, visiting Pine Street Dental is a must for those looking to care for and protect their pearly whites or whiten their not-so-pearly whites with Pine Street Dental’s custom whitening services.
You may spot Dr. Figueroa and his family around town participating in local events or sharing a video of his children’s teeth on the practice’s social media for educational purposes. A father of three, Dr. Figueroa cares for pediatric patients as young as 6 months old. He also cares for adults looking to straighten their teeth with dental aligners and seniors who are ready for dentures. Pine Street Dental approaches dental care with such fervor that patients of all ages are welcomed and treated to personalized approaches and exceptional results.
Not everyone enjoys a visit to the dentist and, surely, having wisdom teeth pulled or cavities filled is far from a favorite pastime, but Pine Street Dental makes it so all patients are extra comfortable in massage chairs and fully-equipped offices. Many of their patients have been visiting since they were children, for more than 30 years, and continue to bring their younger generations in for Pine Street Dental’s exceptional care.
Bilingual and family-friendly, Pine Street Dental prides itself on having the highest of standards.
Dr. Figueroa’s patience when explaining options and procedures as well as the practice’s exceptional facilities and diligence for keeping patients safe in a pandemic environment make them stand out from the crowd. With rave reviews across multiple online sites, Pine Street Dental is known for being as accommodating as it is professional. No, you won’t get a boring lecture about flossing while being treated at Pine Street Dental, but you may hear a dentist joke or two.
“Do you know what dentists call their X-rays? Tooth pics, of course!”
For more information, visit www.pinestdentalsc.com, or call 864-582-5000.
By Isabel Alvarez Arata