Tag Archives: oral health

3 Reasons You Should Keep Flossing

According to a recent Associated Press (AP) report, there is a striking lack of evidence to show that daily flossing actually prevents gum disease and tooth decay. As a result, the Federal Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion has … 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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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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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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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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