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  • Gold Fillings, Crowns, Onlays for Teeth – still the Gold Standard!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: July 14, 2009

    When asked what filling or crown material will last the longest, there is a very simple answer that has held true for over a century now, and it is still true today: Gold crowns, onlays, and dental bridges.  Plain and simple, as much as I love doing cosmetic/esthetic dentistry with the ceramic materials available today, […]

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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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  • Fun Fun Fun! Single-visit porcelain crowns with CEREC 3D!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 28, 2009

    OK, I know that most people don’t think that going to the dentist is fun, but it sure can be a lot more interesting than it used to be for sure.  The advent of digital dentistry, particularly CAD/CAM dentistry that allows us to make all-porcelain crowns in just 1 visit, is just pretty darn cool, […]

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  • Dr. Jim Boyd – creator of the NTI-tss therapy for headaches & jaw pain

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 26, 2009

    I count myself very fortunate to have known Dr. Boyd for about 4 years now, and it was through online communication with him that I originally began learning about the NTI and the remarkable abilities it has, in the hands of a properly trained dentist, to provide amazing relief to so many patients who’ve suffered […]

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  • Another Cracked Tooth due to Teeth Grinding

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 17, 2009

    Grinding Your Teeth Can Literally Crack Them in Half I just can’t say it enough – if you grind your teeth, you need a properly made and professionally adjusted dental nightguard! Perfect situation this morning: a young lady of only 29 years age came in for a root canal and crown because of a badly […]

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  • So I grind my teeth, Doc – what’s the big deal?

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

    Many people grind their teeth. Many people clench their teeth. Many do both. The worst part is, though, that many have no idea that they do it, or how much damage they’re doing to their teeth — or how much it could cost to fix. Sadly, too, many dentists don’t do anything about it either. […]

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