Category Archives: Dental Implants

Why We Recommend Dental Implants.

For many years, I’ve been a proponent of dental implants. Not only have I completed advanced training in this area of dentistry, I have been a long-time member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), achieving Associate Fellowship status … Continue reading

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Has Your Denture Started To Slip? Here’s Why. (And How To Stop It)

One of the reasons that sea oats are so precious is in how they help sand dunes to resist erosion. In addition to their beauty, we’ve learned that they prevent sand from giving way to wind and rain. This preserves … Continue reading

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Crown & Bridge – Not Always ‘Apples To Apples.’

When some people are missing one or more natural teeth, one of their options for replacement is with a crown-&-bridge combination. This is possible when a natural tooth exists on each side of where missing teeth are to be replaced. … Continue reading

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Dental Implants – A Lifetime Value!

Like most, I grew up being taught the value of a hard-earned dollar, learning early that “money doesn’t grow on trees.” This is what prompts us to carefully weigh the long-term value of the purchases we make. Getting the most … Continue reading

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Why We Are Known For Exceptional Patient Comfort

We begin each new patient appointment with a private conversation in our Consultation room. This enables me to learn more about each individual – how he or she feels about their smile and their perception when it comes to dentistry. … Continue reading

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Why We Are Fans of Dental Implants

I have been selecting, placing and ‘restoring (attaching replacing teeth) dental implants for decades. I’ve not only receiving advanced training in the diagnosis and placement, I have continued to take continuing education that have kept me on the cutting edge … Continue reading

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Why Replace Missing Teeth? And How You Can.

Too many adults in our nation assume that losing a natural tooth is normal. Yes, accidents contribute to some tooth loss but the number one reason for losing adult teeth is periodontal (gum) disease. And, gum disease, although too prevalent … Continue reading

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‘Rocky’ Dentures? Here’s Why.

Denture wearers typically experience the same thing at one time or another. They notice their once-snug denture doesn’t fit quite as well. This may first be evident while eating, which tends to prompt more frequent application of denture adhesive. When … Continue reading

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Enjoy Exceptional Dentistry With Easy Payment Options

A friend wanted to have an eyelid lift (also known as blepharoplasty) to get rid of heavy bags under her eyes and sagging skin drooping down on the lower lids. Her goal in having the lift was to achieve a … Continue reading

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Quit Smoking For Dental Implant Success

Dental Implants are the most successful tooth replacement option available, having up to a 98% success rate. Today, there are over forty implant systems, each designed to accommodate various needs and preferences. Dental Implants come in many types, each designed … Continue reading

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The Gift Of A Confident Smile

The holiday season has most of us anguishing over gifts. This time of year seems to trigger an annual quest of sorts to find that someone special in our lives just the right gift. Or, maybe it’s the challenge of … Continue reading

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Experience & Advanced Skills Matter With Dental Implants

A growing number of American adults are opting for Dental Implants to replace missing teeth. As a dentist, I know what a wise investment they are since I can see the advantages that occur both above and below the gums. … Continue reading

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If You Smoke, Know Oral Health Repercussions

Consider that your mouth is the first part of your body to come in contact with cigarette or cigar smoke. Although many people think of the lungs when it comes to the intake of cigarette or cigar smoke, the soft, … Continue reading

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Annual Conference Offers Futuristic Views Of Dental Implants

I recently attended the 66th Annual Conference of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). Held October 11-14 in San Diego, this gathering included course offerings and a wealth of exhibitors who are committed to the advancements of implant dentistry. … Continue reading

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Dental Implants Offer Many Advantages

Over the years, I’ve seen many dental advancements in the techniques and materials for replacing natural teeth. I’ve had a strong commitment to staying ahead of the curve, continually expanding my skills in all tooth replacement options. For this, we’ve … Continue reading

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