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How to be at the Spa Instead of the Dentist
added on: November 2, 2017

How can you be at the spa instead of the Dentist office? Which would you choose?       OR                       How about getting a crown in one appointment instead of two? Crowns (sometimes called “caps”) are one of the… Read More…


7 things I’ve learned in 20 years of dentistry
added on: October 12, 2017

Ok, so first let’s hope I’ve learned more than seven things in 20 years of practice, but let’s take it slow. When the flossing industry tells you they sell 12 inches of floss per adult each year in the US, is it because people are recycling their floss?  Hmmmmm, maybe… Read More…


What isn’t your doctor telling you about blood pressure medication?
added on: September 6, 2017

Did you know that blood pressure medication is one of the most common prescriptions in North America today?  Did you know these medications can cause dry mouth and tooth decay? Take a look at just a few of the drugs available: Lisinopril, amlodipine, losartan, nebivolol, bystolic, metoprolol, olmesartan, hydrochlorothiazide, Benicar,… Read More…


Today’s Dental Implant
added on: August 14, 2017

Here is a great example of how easy a dental implant can be these days.  In addition to today’s post, you can also read more about dental implants here. The Problem Joe already has implants for his molars, but we noticed a problem with the premolar in front of the… Read More…


A night guard or an orthotic?
added on: October 26, 2016

What is the difference between a “night guard” and an “orthotic”? Who can resist these illusions?                    Is it a bunny or a duck?                              Old lady or young woman?… Read More…


Are All Smiles Done With Expensive Veneers?
added on: August 9, 2016

Without question, the clear answer is ‘No.’ More often than not, there are simple changes a person can make with their teeth to improve their smile.  In the most common case, we do laser or take-home whitening. Here is a case we just finished. For this patient, she had just… Read More…


Best Foods for Your Teeth
added on: July 8, 2016

We all love to eat, but are there certain foods that are better for your oral health than others? Sure there are! For instance, we all know that sugar and acidic foods are not good for our teeth, but are there things that are? You bet your bottom dollar there… Read More…


Root Canal Therapy Can Save Your Teeth
added on: June 23, 2016

When it comes to your teeth, there is nothing better than the original. While there are plenty of restorations available to help if you lose a tooth, saving your existing teeth is always the better option. Fortunately, if your teeth have been damaged, a root canal can help to save… Read More…


Simple Ways to Prevent Gagging during Your Dental Appointment
added on: June 9, 2016

Are you worried about going to the dentist because you have a strong gag reflex? For some people a hyperactive gag reflex can cause dental anxiety, and it is something that you need to talk to your dentist about. However, there are a few things that you can do to… Read More…


Four Lunches to Take to Work that Can Combat Bad Breath
added on: May 19, 2016

Bad breath can be extremely embarrassing, especially if it happens when you are at work. While you might brush your teeth before you get into the office and won’t need to worry about bad breath in the morning, your lunch can turn all of that around. Fortunately, by choosing what… Read More…


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