Back-To-School Gorgeous

"A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.: - Charles Gordy It's back-to-school time and for many teenagers and college students, this means looking your best with the trendiest clothes, a cool new haircut and a beautiful smile! When you shopping for clothes and lining up a new hair style, consider a dental [...]

By | 2010-08-28T18:45:35+00:00 August 28th, 2010|Dental, Dental Hygiene|

CEREC 25th anniversary

We are currently spending 4 days in Las Vegas to attend a series of seminars focused on dental technology and CEREC one-visit porcelain crowns.  CEREC is a fantastic technology that we use in our practice every day.  We are excited to be celebrating 25 years of improving the dental field with modern technology and convenience [...]

By | 2010-08-27T23:22:17+00:00 August 27th, 2010|Dental|

Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

Courtesy of The Brady Group coaching program: There are two days in every week that we should not worry about.  Two days that should be kept free from fear and apprehension. One is YESTERDAY, with its mistakes and cares, its faults, and blunders, its aches and pains.  Yesterday has passed, forever beyond our control. All [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:57+00:00 August 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Fun Facts

Toothbrush Timeline: The first people to use a toothbrush were the people of India who used the end of a fresh neem twig to wipe their teeth after meals.  In 1600 China, people used a brush made of horsetail hairs attached on a cattle bone stick. In 1780, Williams Addis of England created the first [...]

By | 2010-08-18T19:35:01+00:00 August 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Isolite for Patient Comfort

We are pleased to add a small piece of technology to the practice to help with patient comfort during their dental treatments.  The Isolite system is a small, soft plastic piece to provide tongue and cheek retraction for the patient during their treatments such as fillings and crowns.  The plastic piece helps the patient to [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:57+00:00 August 16th, 2010|Dental, General Dental Information|

OraVerse – numbing reversal

One of our favorite new products is a numbing reversal compound called OraVerse.  This is a local anesthesia reversal agent that accelerates the return to normal sensation and function for patients after routine dental procedures.  A formulation of phentolamine mesylate, it is recommended for adults - and for children age 6 and older, and weighing [...]

By | 2010-08-10T21:54:38+00:00 August 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Gum disease = heart disease

Studies reveal that patients who suffer from some form of periodontal disease are nearly twice as likely to be diagnosed with coronary artery disease.  A study conducted at the University of Buffalo found that of all the types of bacteria found in the mouth, two specific strains were significantly associated with increasing heart attach risk.  [...]

By | 2010-07-30T15:21:41+00:00 July 30th, 2010|Dental, Dental Hygiene, General Dental Information|

Sodium Lauryl Sulfate my promote mouth ulcers

Most toothpastes on the market contain sodium lauryl sulfate.  This ingredient is used to create the foaming action and is shte same ingredient that creates foam in your hair shampoo and dish soap.  Some patients who suffer from mouth ulcers and canker sores may find that a toothpaste with sodium lauryl sulfate will irritate existing [...]

By | 2010-07-24T16:26:28+00:00 July 24th, 2010|Dental, Dental Hygiene, General Dental Information|

What’s the best toothbrush for you?

The Academy of General Dentistry says that the best toothbrush is the one you will actually use.  If an electronic toothbrush will help you to reach the recommended two to three minutes of brushing for two to three times per day, then you should use an electronic toothbrush.  But, for the average person, if you [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:58+00:00 July 21st, 2010|Uncategorized|