Blog - Bulimia

  • What does Heartburn have to do with Teeth?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: January 6, 2011

    It’s not uncommon for me to ask a new patient at our Charlotte dental office, “Do you have any issues with acid reflux/heartburn?”  It’s also not uncommon for that new patient to ask in response, “Why do you ask?”  The answer is simple and easy to understand once you think about it, but most people […]

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  • NPR and Dan Ariely on Dentistry

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: October 11, 2010

    First off, let me say that I have been an NPR supporter (yes, including financial support) for many years, so please do not misunderstand my post and think I am bashing NPR itself.  HOWEVER………I have an axe to grind with Mr. Robert Siegel of All Things Considered, the evening news program that used to be […]

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  • Dr. Oz talks about Periodontal (Gum) Disease and Total Health

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: July 13, 2010

    I guess it’s because I don’t watch a lot of TV, but I confess that – until quite recently – I had absolutely no idea who this guy Dr. Oz is.  A friend recently told me that Dr. Oz has some really good material about dental health that can be shared, and since it’s sometimes […]

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  • Does dentistry last forever?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 30, 2009

    How long will my dental work last? “It depends.” This is a question that we get a lot, and it’s a very understandable one, especially if you’re about to invest your hard-earned money into your mouth, right?  Just like a car, your teeth and gums require regular care to ensure that they are working properly.  […]

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  • A Complete Smile Makeover with Porcelain Crowns for Teeth Damaged by Bulimia

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: May 25, 2009

    Acid Erosion from Bulimia Damages Teeth There are many reasons patients come to see me for cosmetic dentistry.  One of the most common reasons is because their teeth are badly worn down from grinding, often in combination with acid erosion that has eaten away at the enamel.  Treating these cases can be complex, because if […]

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