Category Archives: Dental Procedures

Closing Spaces Between Teeth

Closing the Gap: Two Factors to Consider when Closing Spaces between Teeth As a cosmetic dentist, one of the most common complaints that I hear from patients is that they do not like the look of the spaces between their … Continue reading

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The Art of Successful Root Canals

I recently attended an advanced endodontics course under renowned endodontist, Dr. John West in San Francisco. The course, which was attended by dentists from around the world, detailed Dr. West’s state-of-the-art technique for performing root canals and taught me a … Continue reading

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Masters in the AGD

I just completed two more courses in pursuit of my MAGD certification. The Master’s program is designed to develop mastery in all aspects of general dentistry. I love this program because it forces me to focus on my weakest areas. … 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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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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Joining a Fee-for-Service Dental Practice

The Value of Joining a Fee-for-Service Dental Practice When welcoming a new patient into our practice, we often receive a number of questions regarding our payment plans and insurance policies. These questions vary. However, what I tell patients is this … Continue reading

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Understanding the Value of Veneers

Over the years, I have received a number of questions from patients interested in improving their smile with porcelain veneers. Questions range from what is a veneer, to how long should they last? Yet, one of the most common questions … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Dental Implants

The Benefits of Dental Implants  During my time as a cosmetic dentist, I have received a number of questions from patients regarding dental implants. These typically range from what is a dental implant to how long will implants last once … Continue reading

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Oral Surgery Course

I just completed “Oral Surgery for the General Practice a Practical Approach” taught by Dr. Lawrence Gaum  in Ft. Lauderdale.  This was a hands-on course in the pursuit of my Masters in the Academy of General Dentistry.  I should have … Continue reading

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Frequently asked Questions About Porcelain Veneers

I often receive a number of questions regarding porcelain veneers, as well as the alternatives available to cosmetic dentistry patients. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions that I wanted to take a moment to address. In addition, … Continue reading

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