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Tired of Half Measures? Maybe It’s Time for a Full Smile Solution

For most people, dentistry is something they deal with as it comes up. If you get a cavity, you get a filling. Chip a tooth, you might get dental bonding. Chip another tooth, and you might get it bonded, or maybe you decide to get a porcelain veneer this time. Another tooth might get a [...]

Does Your Teeth Clenching Need Professional Attention?

Many people clench their teeth in certain situations. Maybe you’re stressed. Maybe you’re exerting yourself and find that clenched teeth help you get the most effort. But how do you tell the difference between normal clenching of teeth and destructive bruxism? Here are some things to watch out for if you want to catch destructive [...]

By |July 26th, 2017|Categories: Bruxism, tmj|

How Dentists Can Help Domestic Violence Victims

Domestic violence is unfortunately common in the US. Estimates say that about five million women and perhaps two million men who are victims of intimate partner violence each year. Domestic violence is a threat not just to the oral health of victims, but to their lives and to the lives of those around them. [...]

Fracture Risk for Dental Implants Is Very Small

One of the benefits of dental implants is their high durability. We know that dental implants have been shown to be very long-lasting in many studies. Once placed and successfully integrated, dental implants are expected to last decades. However, sometimes people raise concerns. For example, inspection of recently showed the presence of tiny [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: Dental Implants, Dentist|

British Correspondent Succumbs to the Allure of American Teeth

Sometimes it takes an outsider to truly see the things Americans take for granted. That’s the case with Hannah Thomas-Peter, a US correspondent for British news site Sky News. When she came to the US, she realized that teeth mean so much more in America than in Britain, and possibly other places in the world. [...]

Will the Gig Economy Mean the End of Dental Insurance?

Dental insurance is a bad bargain. This has been confirmed by recent research from the American Dental Association showing that most Americans will pay more for their dental care if they have insurance than if they don’t. Most people under the age of 50 will pay less for dental care if they don’t have insurance, [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Categories: Affordability, Financing|
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