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August 10, 2017

Dental Problems and Freedom

Should you be free from dental problems? Sometimes you can’t eat because of the pain. Other times you hide your mouth when you are talking. Many times the thought of laughing scares you. Sometimes you wish you had done things differently. These statements are really dental problems that people who desperately need a dentist think about. We understand your dental issues. Dental issues often come about unintentionally or through circumstances that can’t be helped or prevented.  Dental issues can be solved in a variety of ways; there is rarely a single solution to dental issues.  Don’t surrender to doing nothing. […]
June 15, 2017

Choosing A Dental Implant Office – Five Considerations

Why do people choose your dental implant Office? I was out with some friends and one of them asked me why I thought people came to me for dental implants.  I suppose I hadn’t really thought about the exact reasons people seek out our dental implant office, but I did have some ideas.  Since I’m blog writing today, I thought I would share them with you…nothing scientific, just my intuition. Skill Level I’d really like to say my skill level is the number one reason people come to see me, but truth be told, most guests coming to our office for […]
April 24, 2017

Great Smiles Means Great Fun

In a short conversation with a patient’s family the other day, Dr. Gregg was asked. “why do you do dental implants”? I was sure Dr. Gregg would say why not!?  That wasn’t his answer.  He said, “the reason I do dental implants is so people whose smiles were comprised can smile again.  When your smile looks great….you feel great. Life is great!” Well, one thing led to another and pretty soon we made this sassy video to share with all the world that same theme.   Hope you enjoy it!
April 11, 2017

Invisalign and Your Smile

Invisawhat? So you aren’t sure what Invisalign is?  Invisalign is an innovative product that is used to straighten your teeth; it has been available since 1997.  This procedure uses a series of custom made clear aligners to straighten your teeth. Since 1997, Invisalign has been responsible for helping over three million people have a perfect, beautiful smile!   Tell me more about Invisalign. The clear aligners used in Invisalign are made of a smooth, comfortable, invisible plastic that you simply wear over your teeth.  The series of aligners gently move your teeth according to your treatment plan.  You change your aligners every two […]
April 4, 2017

Airway Issues. Is This Your Child?

We sincerely hope that if you watched the preceding video and see your child you get the care necessary to help your child. Airway issues can be caused by nasal congestion due to allergies, mouth breathing, snoring and obstructive sleep apnea.  The consequences of airway issues, whether you are a child or an adult can be devastating because how you breathe affects every aspect of your life…physical, mental and emotional.  Your quality of life will suffer when you have an airway issue because of the sleep deprivation involved.    Common sense tells you if you aren’t getting the proper sleep your brain and […]
March 29, 2017

Your Smile Matters

Your smile makes a difference. Don’t underrate your smile and the power it has to influence your world.  If you have a great looking smile you are more likely to smile.  That’s a fact.  And smiling it seems is good for you… What happens when you smile? Smiling has a positive impact on your brain…something about neurotransmitters and stabilizing your mood.  Aside from the actual physical science of smiling, research shows that when you smile, people treat you differently. Smile and you will appear to be more reliable, relaxed, sincere and attractive.  In a large study done with photographs of faces, people who […]
January 31, 2017

Bruxism – Top 9 Symptoms

First of all, what is bruxism? Bruxism is the clenching of your jaw or the grinding of your teeth.  Bruxism usually happens at night while people are sleeping, although it can wake you up. Additionally, clenching is when you hold your teeth together tightly.  Grinding is when you slide your teeth together in a back and forth manner. Both grinding and clenching will ruin your teeth over time. Okay, I might have this. What are the top 9 symptoms? Trouble sleeping. Markings on your tongue. Teeth that are cracked or worn.  Fillings that are cracked or worn. Sensitive teeth. Pain in […]
January 24, 2017

10 Reasons For Choosing Our Dental Office

10 Reasons For Choosing Our Dental Office As one of the contributors to our website,  every now and then I like to throw in some humor.  So today is my nonsense subject post that some might actually find useful.  Of course, I think we hands down have the BEST dental office in the valley.  Today I will share with you the top 10 reasons why.  I hope you enjoy this snap shot of our office…in no particular order!  Waiting Room – Our waiting room is friendly.  Nice warm colors, water, coffee, tea. Great magazines (that aren’t old).  No NEWS boring […]
January 17, 2017

Toothbrush Choices

Toothbrush Choices Electric? Manual? Curved Head? Flat Head? The world of toothbrushes seems to be thriving! If you need some help selecting a toothbrush keep reading. First of all, always follow your dentist’s recommendations. Since your dentist has had a peak into your personal situation, he or she knows best. If you don’t have a specific recommendation we’ll help you sort it out.   Electric versus manual… Many will agree that an electric toothbrush can do a better job than a manual toothbrush especially if you follow the directions that come with your cadillac brush. The key there is “following […]
January 15, 2017

Top Five Hints for Eating with Implant Supported Dentures

Five Helpful Hints To Remember When Eating with Implant Supported Dentures Implant supported dentures will be an exciting experience for you especially if you have waited a long time to make the decision. Having new teeth will take time to adjust to especially when it comes to eating. Your new teeth will feel significantly different from your natural teeth. Your tongue and mouth will adapt to the difference in feeling. Follow the specific directions of your dentist but our helpful tips here may make your transition a bit easier. 1. Take Your Time Eating with implant-supported dentures will be awkward […]