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When a Tooth Goes Missing

Harrison Ford took a nasty fall and lost two of his teeth. Thanks to modern dentistry, he went on to become a major Hollywood star. For as long as we humans have been losing teeth, we've been filling the gaps. Early dentures were made from ivory, bone, silver, gold, agate, mother-of-pearl and teeth removed from cadavers. These were held in place with steel springs and silk thread. Only the wealthiest [...]

When a Tooth Goes Missing2018-02-06T08:00:37-08:00

X-rays From Our Perspective

X-rays are critical to the practice of dentistry. And the benefits are profound. But dentists are sometimes guilty of dismissing patient concerns, as in, "Don't worry, you'll be fine." We do believe the judicious use of X-rays is in our patients' best interests. But patients deserve to know why. Radiography begins Wilhelm Roentgen, fiddling around with electricity and photographic plates one day in 1895, found a wave that could photograph [...]

X-rays From Our Perspective2018-01-09T08:00:15-08:00

Where Did All the Pain Go?

The Reality is, Today's Dentistry is Virtually Painless There's a bright new trend in dental offices these days: More people are making appointments because they want to, not because they have to. What is it about a visit to the dentist that feels this good? One simple, wonderful fact: In most cases, the pain is gone. Painless dental treatment is bringing us to a level of well-being—and appearance—makes a positive, [...]

Where Did All the Pain Go?2017-09-26T00:00:19-07:00
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