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  • Do I Really Need Dental Insurance?

    If you are a member of the general public, you have probably asked yourself this question at some point. The answer is very similar to asking whether you need any other type of insurance or not. What is your risk? Is it worth taking a chance without the insurance? I am going to try to give you [...]

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    If You Lose A Tooth, Yes, You Really Do Need An Implant.

    Today I'm blogging about implants. We all know they are the newest rage, in fact, even the dental insurance companies are starting to help patients offset their cost. But you might wonder what all the hype is about. They seem quite costly, are they really worth it? Here's the thing. Your [...]

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    Does It Really Matter If My Teeth Are Straight???

    I talk to patients every day about malocclusion. That's just a fancy word for 'your teeth don't fit together perfectly'. Almost every single one of us has some sort of malocclusion. It isn't earth-shattering. It isn't going to kill you. But I am going to describe the various reasons why it [...]

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    Nightguard Needed!

    July 1, 2019
    Nightguard Needed!

    I am seeing more and more patients in my practice who need protection for their teeth at night. When I do my research, I see that I am definitely not alone. Evidently, 40 million Americans have this bad habit, and of those, 10% do it so energetically that they are damaging their teeth! It [...]

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    One Dentist's Take On Oral Hygiene Products

    Do you ever wonder what dentists really think about which toothpaste, which floss, which mouthwash, which anti-cavity rinse, which toothbrush, is the best to use?  Have you ever been given a tongue scraper in your goody bag at your dental appointment and sat wondering if anyone really uses [...]

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