Blog - Charlotte NC

  • Drug for Osteoporosis May Help Treat Gum Disease

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

    It’s fascinating to see the kinds of studies that are being done by different universities and drug companies, because sometimes you get a rather unexpected result.  In this case, researchers at the University of Michigan found that a drug made by Eli Lily, Forteo (generic name teriparatide) seems to actually help regenerate bone in jaws […]

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  • We will soon welcome our newest Team Member, Samantha

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: June 6, 2010

    I am very pleased to announce that we have just hired our newest Team Member, Samantha H., who will be joining us sometime in the next 2 weeks as our full-time Orthodontic Assistant. With the dramatic increase in patients getting 6MonthSmiles Clear Adult Braces, as well as the Comprehensive Orthodontics we now offer for teens,  […]

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  • Best Treatment for Gum Disease

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

    It’s easy for me to tell you that Laser Periodontal TherapyTM is both effective and comfortable, but we both know that it’s easier to believe when you talk to someone who has actually been through it.  So, right after we finished up treating a really sweet patient yesterday, we asked her if she wouldn’t mind […]

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  • Headache relief for 10yo boy with the NTI

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: July 11, 2009

    I really, truly love treating patients for migraines and chronic headaches, and this was a case that was even more satisfying than usual, because my patient was only 10 years old when we made his NTI. He was in for a 6-month exam and cleaning today, and in talking with both him and his mother, […]

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  • A new website with more info on Six-Month Braces for Adults in Charlotte, NC

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

    I’ve been laboring to learn web design for about the last 6 months so that I could create my own sites to help spread the word on one of our patients’ favorite procedures, and I’ve finally published my first website, which is very exciting!  It’s been a lot of work, and there will be much […]

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