Blog - Charlotte NC dentist

  • Do Silver Fillings Poison You? HECK NO, Dr. Oz!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: May 9, 2013

    Since Dr. Oz (anyone else think the similarity between the TV doc and the The Wizard have some similarities, like they’re pretty much full of it?) had a segment on his show recently about “Toxic Teeth”, our Charlotte dentist office has again been getting the question, “Should I remove my silver fillings?” The “Great and Powerful […]

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  • Year-End Dental Benefits and Flex Dollars Disappear Soon

    dental insurance and flex dollars run out december 31st

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 26, 2012

    It’s that time of year again, when our phones start ringing off the hook with requests for last-minute appointments to get dental treatment before the money disappears.  So fair warning – CALL NOW if you don’t want to lose out! Dental Insurance and Flex Dollars Disappear December 31st If you’re a procrastinator-type person when it […]

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  • A New Way to Stay in Touch: Google+

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 20, 2011

    Have you jumped into Google+, the newest and fastest-growing social media platform online, yet? If not, it’s remarkably easy to get started, and after using it on a personal level for the last 2 months or so, I must say, it’s turning into a wonderful way to stay in touch with people. There are some […]

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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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  • 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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  • Cracked teeth – Act early

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: January 5, 2009

    Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Cracks in Your Teeth One of the most common reasons that patients come to us for dental emergencies is cracked and broken teeth.  For some reason, this always seems to happen on weekends, when you’re out at dinner, or right after we’ve closed for a long weekend – go figure.  This […]

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