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  • New Patient Special You Are Going to Like   (page 2)
  • Can Dentistry Really Be Friendly and Gentle?   (page 3)
  • Seven Things You Should Know in Picking a Dentist   (page 2)
  • Why Do People Get in Trouble with Their Teeth – the Answer May Surprise You   (page 7)
  • Smile Transformations You Gotta See   (page 7)
  • Leading Edge Technology for Quicker and Better Results   (page 8)
  • A Breakthrough Solution for Migraine and Chronic Headache Sufferers That Works!   (page 9)
  • Precision Dental Implants - Faster, More Comfortable – The Better Solution to the Problems of Missing Teeth   (page 10)
  • Bigger, Brighter, Whiter Smiles - How to Get Your Beautiful Smile   (page 14)
  • The Journy to Your Smile Makeover – What are the Steps?   (page 15)
  • One Visit Crowns are Now a Reality - Speed and Convenience   (page 17)
  • How To Look Years Younger Even if You Wear Dentures, The End of the "Denture Look" with Facelift Dentures   (page 18)
  • All About Dr Martin - Author, Teacher and Clinician - and Why You Should Know   (page 20)
  • Patients Speak – Real People Tell Real Stories about Their Experiences   (page 22)

Illuminating Your Smile with Your Richmond Dentist

As we strive for perfection, sparkling teeth make the top of the checklist. We smile countless times a day, and beautiful teeth make us want to smile even more than ever. Sure, brushing, flossing, and rinsing with mouthwash will keep your mouth healthy and looking good, but it’ll only take you so far—sometimes a little boost is exactly what the doctor ordered. Professional teeth whitening...

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Another Tip About Sugar and Tooth Decay

In yesterday’s blog, I talked about how the amount of time sugary foods spend on you teeth is much more important (or rather detrimental) to your teeth than how much of it you eat. And of course that is true. But there is something else that matters just as much. That is “How” they the sugar adheres to your teeth. Going back to yesterday’s example again, a cough drop can cause damage to...

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What Causes Tooth Decay?

Which is more likely to cause tooth decay – a chocolate bar or a cough drop? If you guessed the chocolate bar, you wouldn’t be alone. When given this choice most people would say chocolate is the big culprit. But actually, the cough drop is more likely to cause tooth decay (all things being equal). The reason is that tooth decay is not so much caused by the amount of sugar you eat or by how...

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If You Smoke, Take a Break for Dental Treatments

Over the years, I’ve treated patients for a multitude of oral health problems. I’ve treated smokers as well as non-smokers. What has always struck me is not the difference in oral health rates between these two groups. You can find all the data you want about those differences through the ADA or the AAP. What has always struck me is how much slower smokers are to heal from oral surgery than...

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Watch Your Teeth. Know Your Heart.

One of the leading causes of death in the US is heart disease. You probably already know that. But have you heard about the connection between oral health and heart health? There have been numerous studies performed by researchers in the past 10 years to understand why people with chronic gum disease (gingivitis and periodontitis) have a higher rate of heart disease than people with healthy...

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The Common Sense of Healthy Teeth and Good Oral Care

Dentistry is field that is constantly changing and evolving. Procedures that weren’t possible a few years ago such as direct bonding to aveolar bone to secure implants are now a regular part of my practice.   To stay abreast of the changes, I read regularly, attend and teach classes, and stay current with associations, etc.   Recently, I read an article from a colleague that compelled me to...

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