You know you need to make your dental check-up appointment every six months. You have to get your teeth cleaned, and make sure there are no cavities or other problems in your mouth. But did you know that regular dental check-ups can literally save your life? There are a number of diseases that could prove
As the year comes to a close many of our patients have noticed that they did not use all of their insurance “benefits” for the year. Insurance benefits operate in a “use-it or lose-it” fashion, and hence on 1/1/16 all unused “benefits” will be lost for good. Many people still consider their dental insurance to
With the much anticipated release of the new 50 Shades of Grey book, we wanted to offer our patients (and avid book readers) a whitening special to brighten up their summer and smile. We offer different whitening options to best suit your lifestyle and budget. ZOOM in-office whitening will give you instant results in about
Why aren’t we “Preferred Providers”? This is a question my team and I get from time to time in our office from new patients. The term “preferred” makes one think that this is a select group who the insurance company has hand picked because they give either excellent value, quality or service, but in fact
It’s always humbling when a new patient tells us that they truly enjoyed their visit to the office. And then I think of it a different way, how are they treated elsewhere? All too often now when you go to the doctor you sit in a cramped waiting room surrounded by magazines from years past.
Dentistry is changing. Its true. A recent study has shown that large corporation based dental practices are swallowing up the small family owned dental offices, which we are all accustomed to. These corporations usually run a number of dental practices all over the country, with no regard to the people who live in the communities.
There is a lot of very bad information out there which does a great disservice to you as a patient. The most concerning of this is the modern media’s so-called “doctors” on daytime television unfounded scare of dental X-rays. Lets get this straight right now, if a dentist went on television and told women that
Many dental patients come to our office for second opinions or to have us correct something that an unscrupulous dentist had done in the past. Recently I saw a patient, lets call her Ruth, who came to our office because she had a crown done by her previous dentist and the gum tissue around the
A few years ago a new patient came to our office and sat down in the chair and started to cry as soon as I stepped into the room and introduced myself. Now I must admit that having that effect on people can be a very humbling experience, especially when I never met them before.
Welcome to the first Art of Dentistry and Spa blog. I have struggled about a potential topic for a blog for quite a bit of time. You see, I always knew that I wanted a blog, and I always knew that our office needed a blog, but lets be honest here,- just simply writing about