Blog - dentist Southpark Charlotte NC

  • 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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  • Lead in Crowns from China? Not in our office!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 29, 2009

    It’s been reported by the media recently that some dental crowns, made in China, have been found to have excessively high lead content.  Generally, these crowns come from very low-priced laboratories, but the full extent of the problem is not yet known. However, I want ALL of my patients (and potential patients) to know that […]

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  • Gum (periodontal) disease, gum recession, gingivitis

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 29, 2009

    Given how important gum health is to overall mouth health, it is kind of bad that I haven’t addressed it yet on my blog, so it’s time to get to this very important subject!  The first thing to note: as much as I love to use photos to illustrate different situations, I’m not going to […]

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  • Single-visit, all-ceramic crowns with CEREC CAD/CAM

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: December 17, 2008

    Another exciting technology that we offer is the CEREC CAD/CAM system.  Very simply put, with CEREC we are able to design, mill, glaze, custom-stain, and bond an all-ceramic crown or onlay IN JUST ONE VISIT.  That’s right – no temporary crown or onlay, no second appointment to get numb, no worries about the temporary falling […]

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