Blog

If you are reading this, I want to say thank you.  I am trying to keep my patients, friends and any other interested parties informed about what it is I do all day.  I like to think of myself as a dentist that tries to keep up with the latest in dentistry.  Materials, techniques, technology,

Read More

A couple of weeks ago I had a patient tell me something that may seem obvious to you but, nevertheless, was an epiphany to her.  "I realized that you should go to a dentist that loves what he does," she stated emphatically.  This is a patient that had recently lost two teeth to fractures and needed to

Read More

Ok. Two weeks into my own Invisalign and it really is as easy as it sounds.  I am actually surprised by how comfortable the Invisalign aligners (retainers) are.  Most of my patients and friends have not noticed.  My speech has not changed at all, which is a good thing since everybody that knows me knows I

Read More

CAD/CAM dentistry has been around quite awhile.  In fact, we had this technology in our office in the early 1990s.   At that time these machines were in their primordial state.  CAD/CAM stands for Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacture.  The two titans in this arena that are battling it out in the dental marketplace

Read More

I was resistant to get into Sedation Dentistry.  Sedation Dentistry is like a life preserver, you don't really appreciate it until it saves your life.  And for the very fearful, Sedation Dentistry is a life saver.  The typical sedation patient takes a pill the night before, then a pill an hour before coming into the

Read More

I just got Invisalign for myself.   Why?  My lower teeth have started to crowd.  Two's company, three's a crowd.  And three teeth were overlapping each other slightly.  Hardly noticeable to anyone but me.  But I have watched the progression over time and if I do it now it will require less work.  I had

Read More

What is the cost of some of the more common dental procedures?  Here are some answers that may help you... This is a common question that we get from people when they call the office.  How much is a crown?  How much are porcelain veneers? Invisalign?  Of course there is no absolute answer.  For example,

Read More

Last night I got an email through the website that asked about Invisalign.  I decided to call Marge immediately  (not her real name)  since during the day it is my staff that fields the calls and I rarely get a chance to have unlimited time with a prospective patient.  Marge was very surprised to get

Read More

For as long as I can remember, I always wanted that perfect smile. The dentist chair has always made me nervous so for many years I settled for a smile. I had a very large space between my front teeth and other problems. After my initial consultation with Dr. Shukovsky and learning about the Invisalign

Read More

  Invisalign is one of those procedures that makes dentistry fun for patients. It is easy to do and the results are seen very quickly. Invisalign has been around for almost ten years and we have never had a patient disappointed in the results. Unlike traditional braces, the amount of force from the plastic 'aligners'

Read More