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More Power to You!

Have you ever heard the old adage "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure?" You probably have, and the reason is that it's true. When it comes to deciding on dental care, however, it can sometimes be difficult to choose which ounce is right for you. Your mouth is unique—and so are your needs. Deciding between another filling or a new crown, for instance, means weighing several variables: cost, your appearance, and minimizing the risk of future tooth loss. And cost, the variable that—let's face it—is the first to come to mind, should be split into cost today versus cost over the years. We're proud to offer a variety of alternatives. The power is yours to choose [...]

By |2020-12-29T17:21:43+00:00March 9th, 2021|Patient Education|Comments Off on More Power to You!

Dental Sealants for Kids

Why Sealants are Good Parenting Of course, we want the best for our family and especially our children, and most of us work at good parenting every day: quality schools, solid values, a sense of family. Time and money may put limits on what we can do for our kids' health and happiness, but not when it comes to dental sealants. They are, well, a bargain! Sealants are a risk-free, wear-resistant, and painless resin coating that bonds to teeth, sealing out decay. Applied to the chewing surfaces of your child's molars and premolars (these are the areas that are most prone to developing cavities since the deep grooves tend to trap food particles). Once the sealant is in place, the [...]

By |2019-09-01T19:47:56+00:00October 22nd, 2019|Children's Dentistry|Comments Off on Dental Sealants for Kids

Prevention Made Just For You!

Custom Made Dental Prevention Every patient has unique dental needs. When it comes to prevention in dentistry, two visits a year may be average, but more appointments are necessary if your case requires some extra care. That might mean that your mouth builds up tartar quickly, you have one or more cavities, or teeth or gums are experiencing pain from infection. With regular dental checkups, we're here to make sure your smile stays healthy and bright. Fluoride has helped to improve the dental health of its users for generations, and we can apply sealants to children's teeth to fend off decay. X-rays are safer; modern anesthetics more effective. All in the name of prevention. Recent research has discovered that it's [...]

By |2019-07-25T16:05:05+00:00August 27th, 2019|Preventative Dentistry|Comments Off on Prevention Made Just For You!