Monthly Archives: October 2014

That Ugly Black Line

We’ve all seen it – that ugly black line along the gum line that is often associated with crowns. It’s a common problem, particularly for patients who have had their crown for more than ten years. Yet, few know why … Continue reading

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The Value of The New Patient Experience

When scheduling a new patient exam, there are often a number of questions that the front office staff will ask you. We’ve discussed the importance of these questions in a previous blog post, as well as the benefit of answering … Continue reading

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Dental Age

You may not be able to look at these photo’s and determine the person’s age.  This patient is in her 50’s but her dental age is of someone in her 70’s or 80’s. However, your teeth do not have to … Continue reading

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Creating Health

This is an example of a patient who came in for a regular cleaning and her chief complaint was a chipped front tooth.  She was not even aware that she had a very complex dental situation.  The problem here is that … Continue reading

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