An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

Dental Health   Fast Dental Facts 5 out of 10 – The number of adults in the United States that can’t accurately identify common dental insurance terms. 6.5 years – The number of years you add to your life by … Read More

Don’t Let Your Insurance Plan Choose Your Dentist!

Dental Insurance 101   What are the top 3 factors you consider when selecting your dentist? 1) Trust/Comfort 2) Insurance/Affordability 3) Location/Atmosphere   Insurance is one small component of the aggregate factors most important to YOU. So, why do we … Read More

Amalgam v. Composite Fillings

Dental Health & Insurance 101 Have you ever wondered what we put in your tooth when you get a filling? Amalgam and Composite fillings are the two most common types of filling material used in a tooth after a cavity. … Read More

Do You Have a Mint? Beating Bad Breath

Dental Health 101 Bad breath is caused by tiny bacteria in your mouth. That bacteria has an important job: to break down the food debris left in your mouth after you eat or drink! Sadly, this bacteria causes a sulfur … Read More

The 411 On X-Rays

Dental Health 101 Since, dental providers can physically only see about one-third of the actual tooth, x-rays are an important way to get the full picture. Try to think of your tooth like an iceberg.  You really wouldn’t want your … Read More

HMO, PPO or Indemnity…What’s the Difference?

Dental Insurance 101 Do ever wonder if you could be saving more on your dental work with a better insurance plan? Or ask yourself if you should even have dental insurance? Whether it’s a simple checkup or invasive procedure, dental … Read More

Tooth Decay In Children

Dental Health & Insurance 101   Many of us remember our childhood as a time of endless sugary treats: Jolly Ranchers, popsicles, chewing gum, M&Ms, Pixie Sticks, and various other brightly colored confections that will probably soon be banned in … Read More

Don’t Stand Alone.

Dental Insurance 101   Confused about your dental insurance plan? Trust us. You are not alone! Navigating even the surface waters of dental insurance is a complicated and sometimes discouraging adventure. At our office, we have dedicated staff members constantly … Read More

Here Comes Santa Floss

Dental Health 101   If most people had a dollar for every time they left the dental office feeling guilty for not flossing more, they’d probably be rich. It is such a simple thing, we know it is good for … Read More

Don’t Let Your Insurance Benefits Go To Waste

Dental Health & Insurance 101 Use Em’ or Lose Em’!   Dental insurance benefits can be difficult to navigate. Co-pays, deductibles, limits… You might wonder, “What does it all mean? How can I maximize my benefits? Am I missing out … Read More