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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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Fellows and Masters of the AGD

The Fellowship and Mastership designations are two of the most rigorous continuing dental education programs today. A general dentist who is a “Fellow” in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) has been recognized by other general dentists as a leader … Continue reading

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Should Adults be Getting Cavities?

Should adults be getting cavities? This is a great question, and one that I believe the general public might not know the answer to. As a dentist, my answer to this question is no. Adults should not be getting any … 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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Angie’s List 2013 Super Service Award

We are excited to announce that we have won the 2013 Super Service Award from Angie’s List! We  have recently updated our Angie’s List profile. Please, take just a moment to share your story with other patients. Your positive feedback … 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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