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Orthodontics: From a Whole New Angle

Orthodontics: From a Whole New Angle

Malocclusion, it’s really just a ten-dollar word for a “bad bite.” Or, as Edward Angle ("the father of modern orthodontics") defined it: “a misali...

Treating Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and Why I Take It Personally

Treating Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders and Why I Take It Personally

Do you know someone who has trouble sleeping, breathing, eating, or speaking? I do. That someone used to be me — until I discovered that I was suf...

Biological Dentistry: Discovering the Missing Link to Better Health

Biological Dentistry: Discovering the Missing Link to Better Health

It’s not hard to notice that in our world today, there is a huge shift in the way we think about our health. Organic produce, special diets, an ab...

A Patient’s Guide to Extending the Longevity of Your Restorations. <br /> Part II: Old Habits (Unlike Restorations) Die Hard

A Patient’s Guide to Extending the Longevity of Your Restorations.
Part II: Old Habits (Unlike Restorations) Die Hard

In the first part of this article ( “A Patient’s Guide to Extending the Longevity of Your Restorations Part I: Why Your Oral Hygiene Is Key” ) ...

Pediatric Dentistry: Giving Kids a Great Start

Pediatric Dentistry: Giving Kids a Great Start

As a pediatric dentist, my overall goal is to make visits to the dentist more positive so that children can understand at an early age why it’s ...

Dentistry’s Changing for the Better. <br/> Part II: Looking at Dentistry with Fresh Eyes…and Digital Imaging

Dentistry’s Changing for the Better.
Part II: Looking at Dentistry with Fresh Eyes…and Digital Imaging

The first part of this series took a closer look at two important changes which are helping to create a more holistic approach to dentistry. In ...

Dentistry’s Changing for the Better. <br /> Part I: A Holistic New Ballgame

Dentistry’s Changing for the Better.
Part I: A Holistic New Ballgame

Most of us have come to expect change — prompted by technology, new ideas and changing perspective. Often times this change is met with some skept...

Advancements in Endodontics: Why You Really Should “Rather Have a Root Canal”

Advancements in Endodontics: Why You Really Should “Rather Have a Root Canal”

Despite all the bad press, root canals are actually a good thing. The major advantage of a root canal is that it helps you avoid extraction. Los...

Dentistry and Technology: A Couple of Real Life-Savers

Dentistry and Technology: A Couple of Real Life-Savers

My best friend is alive today because he had a dental appointment. What began as just a routine preventive care appointment, soon became the cru...

Rethinking “Just a Trip to the Dentist”

Rethinking “Just a Trip to the Dentist”

So, why should you even worry about going to the dentist? Well, the obvious answer is to take care of your teeth. But what you may not realize is ...