Blog - Charles Payet DDS

  • 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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  • A short video on Six-Month Braces

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

    As I mentioned in a previous post on dental photography, I’ve been working to create Before/After videos of the different procedures we offer, and while they do take some time to put together, I am getting more of them completed.  Here’s one that describes a little more about the process of Six-Month Braces and what […]

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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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  • Skipping your dental checkup now could cost you more long-term

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 20, 2009

    The Chicago Sun-Times reported today that more Americans are choosing to cut back on visiting the dentist due to the current economic downturn……….with potentially far more expensive consequences than most think. Click HERE to read the full story in the Chicago Sun-Times. We understand the tempation to skip a regular check-up at your dentist’s office […]

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  • Dental Insurance not covering cleanings 100%?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 15, 2009

    Dental Insurance is Changing When looking for a Charlotte dentist, patients often want to get the most from their employer’s dental benefits.  For ages, most dental insurance plans have included 2 cleanings, 2 exams, and 1 sets of x-rays every year.  Of course, this is usually subtracted from your annual maximum, not something separate. However, […]

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  • Yes – single-visit crowns can be beautiful!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 13, 2009

    Obviously, the single biggest advantage for patients with our CEREC machine is the ability to have beautiful, all-porcelain restorations completed in a single visit.  Here’s an example of how nice that can be.  This patient had 10 porcelain veneers done about 2 years ago; due to her grinding habit, she had knocked off and broken […]

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