Monthly Archives: March 2017

Taking Osteoporosis Medication? Beware Jaw Bone Necrosis!

At each appointment, we have our patients update us on all the medications they are taking, including over-the-counter supplements. Because certain drugs have side effects that can cause negative reactions, having this information enhances our ability to provide a successful … Continue reading

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Pulling ‘Problem’ Tooth Not Always Best Solution

When a person wants a tooth extracted because it’s a ‘problem’ tooth, it’s often because it is requiring continual repairs. Unfortunately, ridding yourself of one problem can open the door to a long list of others. Each tooth in your … Continue reading

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For Smile Makeovers, No Better Option Than Porcelain Veneers

Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh once said, “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” Research has shown that smiling triggers the release of … Continue reading

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How To Save Time & Money When It Comes To Dental Care!

As part of our normal routines, we do preventive maintenance to avoid problems that can otherwise require a great deal of time and money for repairs. For example, we have our car’s oil changed on a regular basis to ensure … Continue reading

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Crooked Teeth? Invisalign To The Rescue!

Over one fourth of people who are in braces to straighten teeth are adults. However, unlike adolescents and teens who proudly draw attention to their braces with colored bands, most adults feel a bit more awkward. Having wires and brackets … Continue reading

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Crown Lengthening Procedures Can Do More Than Esthetic Enhancement

The gum tissues that border each tooth do more than just protect its root. This arch frames the tooth as part of your smile’s appearance. Some procedures even out these borders for esthetic reasons. In some cases, however, these same … Continue reading

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Dental Implants – Different Systems To Accommodate Different Situations

Dentistry is a wonderful field to be a part of and one that’s never boring! There are always new techniques, technology and materials that arrive on the scene, making dentistry an ever-changing arena for healthy, confident and beautiful smiles! Still, … Continue reading

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