Tag 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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3 Things I Learned – My MAGD Certification

I recently received the designation of Master of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD), which is a rigorous dental education program with a demanding set of requirements.  Included in these requirements is the completion of 1,100 continuing education (CE) hours … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Dental Implants

For patients missing a single tooth or several teeth, we often discuss the pros and cons of dental implants. This option is a good solution where a patient’s tooth has been deemed non-restorable, or has already run the gambit of … Continue reading

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Similarities: Facelifts & Cosmetic Dentistry

  Cosmetic  Dentistry and Plastic Surgery, although seemingly  different,  have   distinct  similarities. Brandon Plastic Surgery offers facelifts for tighter skin appearance. Dr. Saylor, at The Healthy Dentist, offers tooth whitening, veneers, and dental implants. How are these options similar?

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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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Complex Dental Issues From Tooth Wear

One issue that I commonly see in patients is the loss of tooth structure as a result of wear. Teeth have been worn down to the point that they can no longer function correctly, and complex dental work must be … 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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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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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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