woman holding a photo of a smile over her face

Are You Smiling Enough?

A smile (and teeth) are often one of the first things we notice when we meet someone for the first time. After all, they are part of the most prominent facial features just staring us in the face. In fact, a famous scientist (Doctor of Biological Sciences) named Yarbus (Al’fred

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clear dental aligners and dental xrays

At-Home Aligners – Why They May Not Be A Bargain

Hello Tooth Fans! I have been receiving an increased amount of questions from patients, friends, and family about dental services being advertised direct to consumers. In fact, because Facebook knows I talk about teeth a lot, and seems to be REALLY good at marketing stuff to me that I enjoy

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actual bridge across a missing tooth with subtitle to bridge or not to bridge

Dental Bridges vs Implants

As a dentist, I’m often asked about the best option for replacing a missing tooth. The popular dental restoration options I’d like to cover in this blog post are dental bridges and dental implants. So really, the question is, “To Bridge, Or To Implant.” Bridges and implants are both types

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woman brushing with charcoal toothpaste

Charcoal Toothpaste: Does It Really Work to Whiten Teeth?

I am asked this same question about about twice a month – “Does charcoal whitening work?” Activated charcoal seems to be all the rage these days and since it’s now also become part of the oral care industry, I thought I’d talk a little bit about charcoal toothpaste and powder

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kayla, renee, and chelsea in the office with a painting of the dentists on the wall

Superheroes and Sidekicks

Dr. Drews and I like superheroes. Superheroes are fantastic in their problem solving abilities and their passion for helping others. In fact, on days when our egos are really inflated, we fancy ourselves to be superheroes and decide to dress the part. Nah, we’re not that narcissistic, just fun loving

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dr. drews, dr. lake, and dental hygienists having fun with costume teeth

Got Costume Teeth? We Can Help!

Several years ago I went to a Halloween party where the host was dressed up as Austin Powers. My wife thought his costume was super cool and commented, “Oh my gosh, he even found the teeth to go with the outfit!” Errr, no, those were his actual teeth. We’re not

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