My roots are showing! This person is worried about losing her tooth because of recession around the roots of her teeth.  Having recession around the upper canines is very common.  People are concerned about this because they don’t want to look ‘long in the tooth’. She had a persistent periodontal problem around the upper left lateral incisor.. read more →

“Why do teeth break?” That is the question.  After all some one is usually sitting in our office with a broken tooth wondering why this happened to them.  Here we have a broken lingual cusp fractured off.  To orient yourself you are looking at a photograph using a mirror.  What we refer to as the.. read more →

Early orthodontic help: This young gentleman is twelve years old.  For most boys the starting age of orthodontic treatment is 13 years old when the last baby teeth are lost and the adult premolars erupt.  Dentally he is ahead of the game because his adult teeth are getting ready to erupt.  We notice on his.. read more →

The basics: If you’re reading this you probably have dental insurance from your employer.  That’s great news especially if you need some dental care.  Dental insurance is far different from medical insurance.  Most dental insurance policies have a yearly benefit, hence at the end of the year it is a ‘disappearing benefit’.   This means.. read more →

Smiles for Success! Get your smile interview ready!  It seems like everything is important for interview days and we wish you the best success.   After scouring the net and jobs sites you want to make sure the interview goes well.  In addition many employers have a multi-interview process.  You will be meeting future co-workers, programmers,.. read more →