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Making dentures, whether it be full dentures or partial dentures, is not every dentist’s cup of tea. When it comes to dentures, there is no getting around the fact that experience does count for a lot. After making dentures for many years, I’ve seen quite a bit and know what to look out for. Not… Read more »

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We ask the question of our patients often: “Do you notice yourself clenching or grinding your teeth?”. Some people say yes and some answer no. By closely examining the condition of the teeth, we usually know what the answer is before we ask. It’s helpful to know people’s self awareness prior to further discussion. Every… Read more »

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For many healthcare providers these days, the daily routine is intense and difficult. They are pushed to do more in less time. We have many patients who come to us because, in their prior experience, their words were not heard. We do try our best to really listen to our valued patients (that means everybody)… Read more »

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Procrastination is defined as the action of delaying or postponing something. It sounds funny that the word action would be included in the definition when it is thought of as essentially doing nothing about something you’re concerned about. I see the results of acts of procrastination all the time in my practice. In so many… Read more »

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We strive to communicate with parents of our young patients as well as adult patients on what preventative treatments may be best to receive and when. Dental sealants are a thin plastic coating painted on the chewing surfaces of teeth- usually the back teeth (premolars and molars)- to prevent tooth decay. A recent publication from… Read more »

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With twenty two years of experience greeting new patients into a trusting relationship, I have to say that I’ve gotten a very good feel for the process. People come with a wide variety of wishes, expectations, and needs. Everyone’s personal history with going to the dentist is different. There are very basic things that I… Read more »