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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 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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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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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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What Happens To Facial Bone Structure When Teeth Are Missing.

When a natural tooth is lost, what takes place below the gum line may surprise you. Our bodies are a miraculous assemblage of integral parts, from the skeletal system to the muscular system to the digestive system to the nervous … Continue reading

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Interesting Dental Implant Statistics

As a long time member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), I am also an Associate Fellow who has completed a great many courses through its offerings as well as some of the nation’s most premier teaching institutes. … Continue reading

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Keep Your Natural Teeth For A Lifetime

As a dentist, my goal is to help you keep your natural teeth healthy for your lifetime. Should problems occur, we will recommend treatment to protect and extend the life of your teeth. For various reasons, however, natural teeth may … Continue reading

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Many Options For Replacing Teeth

There are a number of reasons that adults lose natural teeth. Accidents, diseases and insufficient oral hygiene can all lead to tooth loss. Fortunately, modern dentistry offers many ways to replace natural teeth while enjoying optimal comfort during the process. … Continue reading

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