Blog - Smiles by Payet Dentistry

  • Does Your Dentist Already Know Everything?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 14, 2013

    Have you ever asked your dentist how much Continuing Education s/he takes per year?  OK, maybe a different question should have been first – do you know that every state in the US requires a dentist to take a minimum number of hours of Continuing Education (CE) to keep their license in good standing, but […]

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  • Cavities Don’t Always Hurt

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 26, 2013

    One of the most frustrating things that dentists have to deal with on an every day basis is this very simple question: “But Dr. Payet, how can I have a cavity when nothing hurts?!” And you know what?  The very simple fact is this: Cavities don’t always hurt – at least, not until they are REALLY bad, […]

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  • Dr. Payet Hobnobs with Dental Elites

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: February 10, 2013

    As part of my commitment to the highest-quality Continuing Education, I do take a lot of advanced CE courses.  Because I’m fairly picky about the courses I choose, the courses I attend also are often the same ones that the most well-known names in dentistry attend.  It’s a lot of fun, and I’m fortunate to […]

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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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  • Complete Smile Makeover with Porcelain Crowns

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 7, 2010

    A Full-Mouth Smile Reconstruction Quite some time ago, I showed this case as an example of how badly teeth can be damaged by grinding them, whether at night, in the daytime, or both, and why something as simple and inexpensive as a nightguard (my recommendation is a NTI-tss).  It is especially inexpensive in comparison to […]

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  • 2.9 Month Braces by Charlotte dentist Dr. Payet

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 24, 2009

    As much as people are often amazed at the idea that we can give them a straight smile with Six-Month Braces, there really are times when it doesn’t even take THAT long.  Take a look at Karim’s before and after pictures — literally, we put her brackets on back on September 9th, and we took […]

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