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Get Your Smile Ready for Summer!

There are many people out there who want to be happy about their smile, but just don’t know what to do to get a great result. The truth is that there are many options, ranging from conservative to aggressive and inexpensive to costly. How does a patient go about deciding what the best treatment option… Read more »

Restoring Smiles with Dental Implants

Dental implants have become an important part of how we take care of our patients’ smiles. Replacing what was missing rather than doing more irreversible work on adjacent teeth helps us give patients the best chance at returning them to ideal oral health. The Academy of General Dentistry recently published a fact sheet for its… Read more »

Get That Whiter, Brighter Smile!

Whiter, brighter teeth can make you look years younger.  Tooth whitening has grown in popularity and there are several ways you can get the results you want.  The fastest way is an in-office whitening system called Zoom!  In just over an hour your teeth will be dramatically whiter.  The procedure is safe, effective, simple and… Read more »

Back to School Dental Health Issues

As your children begin school again, there is a flurry of activity to make sure they have the proper clothes, school supplies, backpacks, etc.  You might want to give some thought to their dental care needs as the spend most of their day at school. It is always a good idea to start the year… Read more »

A Few Things You May Not Have Realized About Your Dental Insurance

Well, we’ve reached the halfway point of the year, and it’s a great time to think about your dental benefits that you obtain through your employer.  Do you have any idea what your benefits actually are?  Do you know how much dental benefit you have remaining in your plan year?  Did you know that those… Read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth at Any Age

One of the most frequently asked questions that we get in our dental office is “What should I be doing to take care of my teeth?” Our top priority is to educate our patients and empower them to maintain their smiles for a lifetime. Whether they are two years old or ninety years old, each… Read more »

Smile!

It is summer, time for family vacation, reunions, and cameras flashing — SMILE!  Smiling for photographs is not always pleasant if you are dissatisfied with the way your smile looks.  Sometimes, the dissatisfaction is hard to identify.  Maybe your teeth are not as white or as straight as you would like.  Maybe you have staining… Read more »

An Important Message About Oral Cancer…

One of the places that we turn to for information is Dentaltown Magazine.  It was started by a dentist named Howard Farran.  He is a great businessman and a wonderful advocate for our profession.  Recently he wrote a great article about oral cancer and what dentistry needs to be doing to really help the public… Read more »

I’m missing a tooth… Now what?

There is no worse feeling than having a missing tooth.  The smile is a powerful and beautiful thing, and when a tooth is gone, the picture just isn’t complete.  In the past, replacement options for lost teeth were limited and not always esthetic.  However, dental implants now offer many patients an ideal solution to replace… Read more »

Doesn’t Everyone Want Straighter Teeth?

Lately, I’ve seen more and more adults coming to my office who are curious about what they can do to improve their smile.  The answers are as diverse as the patients who make up my practice.  Some people just need a little whitening; some people have complex restorative needs; many could benefit from getting the position of… Read more »