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Tis the season for sugar

By |2019-01-10T20:13:13+00:00January 9th, 2019|Our Team|

Tis the season for sugar, sweets and growing waistlines. If you’re anything like me, avoiding all the goodies around you during the holidays is extremely hard. Snacking on holiday treats and sweets can be hard on your waistline, but all that sugar also takes a toll on your teeth. Avoiding sugar is hard; sugar is [...]

Personal connection is the heart of humanity

By |2018-11-15T15:19:08+00:00November 15th, 2018|Our Team|

How dentistry has changed over the years is amazing. Almost everything is digital; Digital X-rays, digital health records, digital notification systems, digital everything. For patients that have been with our office for decades and for new patients to our office, a lot of dentistry today is driven by technology. Although change is inevitable and can [...]

Been awhile since your last dental visit? No judgements here

By |2018-09-27T17:20:48+00:00September 27th, 2018|Our Team|

We had close friends over for dinner last weekend and during our table conversation one of them referenced recent dental work that he wasn’t happy with. That reminded me that years ago he called and asked me for a dental office referral. At the time I was a new graduate, so I gave him the [...]

Overcoming fear and anxiety

By |2018-09-06T15:26:44+00:00September 6th, 2018|Our Team|

Do you avoid certain people because you’re afraid of embarrassing yourself? Do you avoid airplanes, crowded events, or that new roller coaster because you fear a catastrophe? Do you ignore your dental office when they call to schedule an important treatment? You’re not alone. Anxiety disorders are the most common diagnosed mental illness in the [...]

Mo’ money, mo’ problems

By |2018-08-22T13:32:34+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Our Team|

The phrase made popular by the famous Notorious B.I.G., who said “the more money we come across, the more problems we see” pretty much only applied to him. It’s actually quite the opposite when it comes to the end of the year and your dental insurance benefits. Each year your dental insurance allots a maximum [...]

Overcoming the fear of dentists

By |2018-08-10T16:29:11+00:00August 10th, 2018|Our Team|

Let’s face it: We would all rather be on a beach or in the comfort of our own home rather than sitting in the dental chair. Most dental treatments require shots of an anesthetic (Lidocaine) to numb the tissues and teeth, and many people are afraid of needles. Even though anesthetic helps prevent unnecessary pain [...]