Ah, the mystery of dental insurance. Who really understands it? We asked our resident expert, Tabitha, to explain it to us in a nutshell. When picking an insurance plan, you probably look for the best, cheapest price. Remember, just like other insurance policies, the more you pay, the better the benefits. First, nearly all dental… Read more about Dental Insurance-Short and Not so Sweet
“We’re all ignorant, only on different subjects.” Will Rogers We have had the great pleasure of knowing Ed for about 30 years. He says he is proud to say that he “has all his teeth.” On his honeymoon, Ed and his bride hitchhiked through Europe from Istanbul to the Arctic Circle in Norway. Of course,… Read more about Patient of the Month Ed Churney, July 2018
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who errs and comes… Read more about Jim McAndrews-Patient of the Month June 2018
May Patient of the Month–Bob the Minion We were fortunate this month to be visited by this guy. Seems he had a banana peel stuck between his first and second molar on the right side. When he flossed, (and, yes, he flosses at least once a day just like Stacey said), he couldn’t get it… Read more about Minion Bob is May Patient of the Month of 2018!
I know as a parent it is tempting to overlook problems in baby teeth since they fall out eventually. Since the enamel in a baby tooth is thinner than an adult one, the cavity can spread fast. If we don’t treat it, the infection could damage other teeth and even invade the body. Baby teeth… Read more about Do I have to get a filling in my child’s baby tooth?
Brought back by popular demand, this non-insurance benefit plan is perfect for those who have terrible insurance or none at all. The plan covers diagnostic and preventive at 100% and all other procedures are discounted by 20%. There is no deductible, no Missing tooth Clauses, no predeterminations required, and no yearly maximums. For more information… Read more about No Insurance? No Problem!
While Pediatric Dentists, or Pedondontists, provide a valuable service to our community., all children do not need a pediatric dentist. Most children do fine at our office. Children offer a breath of fresh air to our day, and the things they tell us can sometimes be enlightening and other times downright amusing. We treat each… Read more about Should All Children go to a Pediatric Dentist?