welcome megan higgins

Getting To Know You, Getting To Know All About You!

Drews Dental is once again thrilled to announce a new addition to the team! A native Maine-ah, Megan arrived to the field of dentistry by way of spending a lot of time in dental offices as a teenager, “I was one of those annoying patients who asked tons of questions!” She

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A man in a custom made suit fastening a cuff-link

Why Dentures Are Actually the Haute Couture of Dentistry

‘Prêt-à-porter’ is a French phrase, used in the fashion industry, which means ‘ready to wear.’ Clothes that are mass produced, following a standardized pattern and sizing chart, are said to be ready to wear. Right off the rack. It’s how we all buy the vast majority of our clothes. Some

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Dr. Peter Drews dressing up as the tooth fairy

You Won’t Get a BMW on a Toyota Corolla Budget

Not All Crowns Are Created Equal If you are like me, you appreciate a good crown. Pun intended. I sometimes don a crown in the office to imitate the tooth fairy and put a pediatric patient at ease. And, if you’re like me, you’ve probably purchased one of those ultra-generic

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worn pair of shoes

Beaver Teeth and Belt Sanders

My wife’s teeth look a lot like her shoes, and although I tell her to go to T.J. Maxx and buy herself a new pair (of shoes – they are about 10 years old), she’s stubborn and insists they’re just fine. She is approaching 40, which means she’s been chewing

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man with a toothache

Sensitive Teeth After a Filling, Why?

One of the most common mistakes that people make is visiting their dentist ONLY when they already have a toothache. Usually, initial stages of tooth decay can be reversed by practicing good oral hygiene, but when caries has progressed to the deeper layers of your tooth, causing pain and sensitivity,

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The Use of Waterlase in Modern Dentistry

We all know cavities are preventable, but even I miss flossing my teeth on some nights. When we get a cavity it is not a fun experience to fix this problem. Children, or even adults, fear to seek dental treatment because of past experiences that were traumatic. Many times the

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