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  • COVID-19 Closure Announcement

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 16, 2020

      To all our valued patients, With the recent events surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), we have decided to suspend all non-essential dental services including preventative care (hygiene services) immediately for the safety of our family, our amazing team and their families, all of our patients, and the community at large. What does this mean, more exactly? […]

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  • Dental X-rays: Why, Which, & When?

    Frequently Asked Questions about dental x-rays

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 9, 2019

    Digital dental x-rays have come a long way in improving our ability to diagnose problems in your teeth and jaws.  But which ones do you need, when do you need them, and why do dentists recommend each kind? Types of Dental X-rays Periapical X-rays   Periapical x-rays capture the full length of 1 or more […]

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  • What is Root Resorption? Can it Be Fixed?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: August 11, 2019

    Root Resorption comes in 2 flavors, so to speak: Internal and External.  It’s one of the least common reasons for losing a tooth, compared to tooth decay and gum disease.  When it is found though, it usually means the tooth is doomed.  But what is root resorption? Internal & External Root Resorption FAQs The term […]

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  • Implant Overdentures for a Confident Smile

    Charlotte dental implant overdentures

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 29, 2019

    As I mentioned in the post about my wife’s cosmetic dentistry with porcelain veneers, treating family can be stressful.  After all, if anything goes wrong, we literally have to live with them afterwards!  However, it’s equally true that the results are even a little more gratifying.  😀 The implant overdentures that we did for my […]

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  • Dental Veneers for a Happy Smile

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 19, 2019

    When someone trusts us to transform their smile with dental veneers, that’s a big deal.  We take that trust seriously, & we love seeing the results as much as they do.  There’s one particular smile makeover though, that means more to me than any I’ve ever done.  I’ll share the journey, but you’ll have to wait […]

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  • Do You Trust Your Dentist?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 21, 2019

    In the 21 years I’ve practiced dentistry, this question keeps popping up.  I even addressed the topic directly before: Whom Do You Trust? Why? Do You Trust Your Dentist? The newest attack on dentistry & trust in our profession comes in an article in The Atlantic: “The Truth about Dentistry.” Is there a fair amount […]

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