62020Nov

Are You at Risk of Losing Unused 2020 Dental Insurance or Flex Spending Benefits?

The National Association of Dental Plans estimates that less than 3% of participants who have dental insurance use up their annual maximum on funds which can typically range from $1,000-$2,000 of paid dental benefits. The funds in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) are designated for patients to use with medical or dental care and expenses….

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92020Mar
COVID-19 What are we doing to safeguard our patients?

COVID-19 What are we doing to safeguard our patients?

In respect of concerns about the continuing rise of incidence (new cases) and prevalence (overall current cases) in the United States including North Carolina, of COVID-19 please know that we are monitoring this outbreak closely. Having received a Master’s in Public Health from UNC, (including Epidemiological training) and having practiced Dental Public Health in Canada,…

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172019Dec
Missing Tooth Replacement – What’s Better, an Implant or a Bridge?

Missing Tooth Replacement – What’s Better, an Implant or a Bridge?

Replacing a missing tooth IS important. One might think they look alright and can chew and speak “just fine” without the tooth, but they may not realize how profoundly their smile and ability to function can be affected. For example, teeth adjacent to the missing tooth, as well as opposing teeth, tend to “drift” into…

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152019Nov

Why Do I Need to Replace a Missing Tooth?

People often ask why replacing a missing back tooth is important. After all, you have been missing this tooth for some time and “don’t miss it.” The reasons for replacing the missing tooth or teeth are many. When the teeth are all present in your mouth the “system” is in balance. Once a tooth is…

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