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Cosmetic Dentistry. Periodontics.  Endodontics. Implant Dentistry. Reconstructive Dentistry. Adhesive Dentistry.  Invisalign. Six Month Smiles.  Sedation Dentistry. Digital X-Rays.  Sleep medicine.  Laser Dentistry.  Dentistry has changed dramatically within the last thirty years.  The changes in dentistry have occurred because dentistry went from mythological beliefs to evidence-based science.  Evidenced-based.  Sound research.  I remember when a fellow classmate

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Do you want a better smile? In today's dental world a 'smile makeover' is a reality. I call these two techniques "Secret Braces." Both Six Month Smiles and Invisalign are orthodontic in nature, they move the teeth. Each will close spaces, reduce crowding, widen the arch, lengthen teeth. Invisalign is a clear aligner technique in

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Basketball player Shaq O'Neal goes public about his sleep apnea. Watch the video... https://healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/sleep-apnea

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Invisalign and Six Month Smiles have gotten a great deal of attention recently.  Why?  Because they can straighten your teeth and improve your smile within a relatively short period of time.  They are the 'secret braces' that can transform your smile.  Are your teeth crowded and difficult to floss?  Are there big spaces that you

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We saw one of our patients on Friday that is undergoing the technique of Six Month Smiles.  It is as much a technique as it is a philosophy.  Basically, we treat children idealistically and adults realistically.  This is the template of Six Month Smiles.  Enclosed in this blog are some photographs that show the dramatic

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In the 21st century a dentist wears many hats.  We check for oral cancer.  We can move teeth with invisalign.  We can save teeth from decay, trauma and gum problems.  We can help a patient discover and treat, through an oral appliance, sleep apnea.  Laser Dentistry is a reality today.  We can safely sedate a

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We take our breathing for granted, don't we?  When was the last time you thought about the next breath you were going to take?  Exactly.  Our brain stem controls our breathing.  Carbon dioxide builds in our blood stream and the stimulus is there for us to breathe.  It is only when our breathing is a

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Do you have a mentor? Do you have mentors? Is there a person or are there people in your life that you look up to that teach you how to be better?  That you, yourself, would like to be more like.  I have been fortunate to have had a few mentors throughout the years that

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Economics - The word conjures up thoughts of Adam Smith and John Kenneth Galbraith.  But the economics of dentistry is as relevant to the dentist as it is to the patient.  Making dentistry available to our patients is of the highest priority.  It is why we do what we do.  What good is excellent dentistry

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In today's world of high tech, it is easy to lose sight of all the things that a modern dentist can do.  Thirty years ago a 'modern' dentist did not have the equipment, techniques or materials that are now readily available.  The number of services that can be performed in a dental office is so

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