Dental Education Blog2018-04-09T11:06:54-05:00

Dental Education Blog

3 Reasons to Get Your Dental Work Done Before You Retire

3 Reasons to Get Your Dental Work Done Before You Retire May 29, 2019 Photo by Harli Marten on Unsplash For those of you nearing retirement (and eagerly awaiting it) - congratulations! When you’re this close to that kind of unstructured time, it might seem perfectly reasonable to put some [...]

Dental Onlays – An Alternative to Crowns?

Dental Onlays - An Alternative to Crowns? April 15, 2019 What is an Onlay? An onlay is an indirect restoration - meaning it’s made completely outside of the mouth, custom fit to the area it’s replacing. This differentiates it from fillings, or direct restorations (built up inside the mouth using composite). [...]

Where can I find fluoride?

Where can I find fluoride? March 4, 2019 Photo by S&B Vonlanthen on Unsplash We’ve tackled the debate on fluoride before, and it’s no surprise which side we are on. Our recommendation - and the American Dental Association’s - hasn’t changed; regular fluoride exposure is crucial to strengthening tooth enamel, preventing [...]

What is Periodontal Osseous Surgery and How Can it Help?

What is Periodontal Osseous Surgery and How Can it Help? January 28, 2019 Have we mentioned how excited we are to have Dr. Jennifer Shango on site a couple of days a month? Well, we are even more stoked that she is adding days to her schedule starting in June! All that [...]

86 Years Strong

86 Years Strong Dec 5, 2018 This time of year, especially as we prepare to move into our 87th year of business (!!) always gets us reflecting on how fortunate we are. Wonderful patients, dedicated and talented staff, a rich tradition of compassionate dentistry. And so much to look forward to! Come [...]

Activated Charcoal and Your Teeth – The Uses, Benefits and Risks

Activated Charcoal and Your Teeth - The Uses, Benefits and Risks November 13, 2018 Photo by Adrien Olichon on Unsplash The use of activated charcoal in health and wellness is certainly not new. As early as 1500 B.C. Egyptians were using it for intestinal ailments, and in 400 B.C. Hindus [...]