06-22-2013

A full mouth reconstruction with implants and crowns

This colorful 59 year old gentlemen had avoided the dentist for many years and was looking forward to eating well again.  He didn’t want partial dentures, so we performed a full mouth reconstruction replacing his missing teeth with dental implants and we placed porcelain on all of his natural teeth…

11-18-2008

Do Cosmetic Dentists Do “Regular Dentistry?” Yes!

50% of our cases are porcelain veneer cases. But the other 50% is general dentistry, including oral conscious sedation for phobic patients, TMJ treatment, full mouth rehabilitation–including cases of collapsed vertical dimension, Invisalign, athletic mouth guards, whitening, crowns, bridges, non-surgical perio treatment, extractions, root canals, partial dentures, and implants. And…

12-30-2007

The economy and dental practice

The economy seems to be on everyone’s mind these days. Some news reports use phrases such as “global credit crisis,” “recession,” “inflation,” “stagnation,” and “stagflation.” Other news says the economy has never been better. Some businesses, relying upon discretionary income, may be concerned that the upcoming period may not as…

09-02-2007

Cosmetic Dentistry for Back Teeth

Cosmetic Dentistry is not just front teeth. Cosmetic dentistry is what dentistry has been striving toward since the profession began. It is dentistry that looks and functions like real teeth. This very nice young mom had old silver fillings when she was a child. When it was time to replace…

08-25-2005

Why I Love My Job!

I just had the pleasure of treating a great guy who has spent most of his life simply tolerating his dental visits even though he was very nervous and uncomfortable. He nearly backed out of his appointment because he didn’t have a ride which he was going to need since…