Blog - Smiles by Payet Dentistry

  • Six-Month Braces: Case in Progress

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: October 28, 2009

    People often have difficulty believing that we can really move teeth to create a more beautiful smile in only 6 months. Here’s a case to show just how well it works – Lynn has only had her almost invisible braces on for 2 months, and look how far the gap between her front teeth has […]

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  • Periodontal disease and Erectile Dysfunction? Seems crazy, but just maybe connected!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: September 18, 2009

    Wow – this one even surprised me!  Check out this summary of a recent study from the Journal of Sexual Medicine: Erectile dysfunction might be associated with chronic periodontal disease: two ends of the cardiovascular spectrum. Zadik Y, Bechor R, Galor S, Justo D, Heruti RJ. Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Medical Corps, […]

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  • LANAP, the PerioLase, & Gum Disease Treatment in North/South Carolina

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: September 17, 2009

    Ok, then you’re in luck!  Here is a video that will give you pretty good information about periodontal (gum) disease in general, as well as about conventional non-surgical and surgical treatment options, and then about LANAP (Laser-Assisted New Attachment Protocol). Something very important to know: the Periolase MVP-7 dental laser, made by Millenium Dental Technologies, […]

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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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  • Further Information on LANAP Treatment for Gum Disease in Charlotte

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

    OK – so I’m just going to be adding a LOT of information about periodontal (gum) disease and how the Periolase MVP-7 laser treats it so well; in addition, I’ll finally be getting around to adding more information on the significant health effects that gum disease can have, including: Increased risk of heart attack Increased […]

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  • Laser dentistry in Charlotte

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

    Despite the solid research and years of terrific results that accompany the PerioLase MVP-7 dental laser in treating moderate-to-severe periodontal (gum) disease, it is amazing to me how slowly it is still catching on.  I’m heading to Cerritos, CA on Wed., August 12th to attend the 3 days of Boot Camp, otherwise known as 3 […]

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