Blog - Smiles by Payet

  • Exciting new update at Smiles by Payet Dentisty

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 21, 2009

    While it may not seem like an earth-shattering improvement, today we took a big step in improving our Customer Service today!  Today we installed some new software in our office called “Dentforms;” what this software allows us to do, starting NOW, is to become almost a PAPERLESS dental office. Now, you’re probably thinking, “So what […]

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  • Fun Fun Fun! Single-visit porcelain crowns with CEREC 3D!

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

    OK, I know that most people don’t think that going to the dentist is fun, but it sure can be a lot more interesting than it used to be for sure.  The advent of digital dentistry, particularly CAD/CAM dentistry that allows us to make all-porcelain crowns in just 1 visit, is just pretty darn cool, […]

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  • A short video on Six-Month Braces

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 26, 2009

    As I mentioned in a previous post on dental photography, I’ve been working to create Before/After videos of the different procedures we offer, and while they do take some time to put together, I am getting more of them completed.  Here’s one that describes a little more about the process of Six-Month Braces and what […]

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  • Skipping your dental checkup now could cost you more long-term

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 20, 2009

    The Chicago Sun-Times reported today that more Americans are choosing to cut back on visiting the dentist due to the current economic downturn……….with potentially far more expensive consequences than most think. Click HERE to read the full story in the Chicago Sun-Times. We understand the tempation to skip a regular check-up at your dentist’s office […]

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  • Another Cracked Tooth due to Teeth Grinding

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

    Grinding Your Teeth Can Literally Crack Them in Half I just can’t say it enough – if you grind your teeth, you need a properly made and professionally adjusted dental nightguard! Perfect situation this morning: a young lady of only 29 years age came in for a root canal and crown because of a badly […]

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  • Yes – single-visit crowns can be beautiful!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 13, 2009

    Obviously, the single biggest advantage for patients with our CEREC machine is the ability to have beautiful, all-porcelain restorations completed in a single visit.  Here’s an example of how nice that can be.  This patient had 10 porcelain veneers done about 2 years ago; due to her grinding habit, she had knocked off and broken […]

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