Blog - Miscellaneous

  • Over 5 Years of Dental Blogging

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: January 18, 2014

    Wow, I had no idea it had been quite so long, but I discovered tonight that I just recently passed 5 years of dental blogging.  Can you believe that? How & Why Did I Start Blogging?             Back at the end of 2008, as the USA was in the early […]

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  • We Make Beautiful Dentures

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: December 10, 2013

    As much as our goal is to help people keep their teeth healthy for their lifetimes, sometimes it’s just not workable.  Sometimes too many teeth have too big cavities to make them work fixing, sometimes the periodontal disease is  too bad even for LANAP to fix, sometimes it’s just too expensive, and sometimes, people just […]

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  • Conservative Cosmetic Dentistry

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 20, 2013

    When people think of “cosmetic dentistry,” they usually think of things like porcelain veneers and teeth whitening; most don’t think of dental braces, but really, braces ARE a form of cosmetic dentistry, and they’re often a much more affordable and conservative way to give you a great smile. Dental Braces and Cosmetic Tooth Bonding for […]

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  • Can A Toothache be Cured by Adjusting Your Bite?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 1, 2011

    Absolutely!  As an example of how, let me tell you Michael’s story: “Ever since I had that crown done, it hurts to bite down!” Michael first came to see me not because of a dental problem, but because he was taking over our office computer network in the fall of 2010.  However, as he was […]

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  • Bad Breath – Causes and Cures

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 12, 2011

    One of the most common questions we get when people come for their dental check-ups and cleanings is, “I seem to be having bad breath a lot recently; how come?”  Alternately, they may ask if there are any products we recommend to help get rid of bad breath.  Remarkably, there is little good information available […]

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  • New tooth-colored fillings sensitive? They should not be!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: September 3, 2009

    What is “Dental Bonding?” When most people think of “bonding,” they are thinking of tooth-colored dental fillings, or composite fillings.  To be completely technical for a moment (I try to avoid that as much as possible to not bore you 😉 ), “bonding” is actually the series of steps and the products we dentists use […]

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