How To Save Money At The Dentist

Let’s face it, dentistry is not cheap.   While you’re likely to spend far more on cars than you do on your teeth and mouth during your lifetime, it takes more than pocket change to get your teeth fixed.  So how can you save money at the dentist? First and...

Are Dental X-rays Safe?

This is one of the most common questions dentists get, and it’s a good one.  Our exposure to x-rays is cumulative over the course of our lives, meaning it constantly adds up and never goes away.  Dentists have known this for many decades (long before we entered...

What To Expect As A Dental Patient?

I got an email from a prospective patient asking what he could expect as a patient.  I’ve seen different versions of Patient Bill Of Rights which often center around your right to choose your own dentist, your right to be seen in a timely manner, etc.  But I...

Veneers- How Much Tooth Needs To Be Removed?

This really depends on what the veneer is being used for.  A veneer can as thin as 1/2 mm, or about the thickness of a fingernail.  So if we are adding bulk and length to a tooth, very little enamel needs to be removed.  But if a dentist is trying to make teeth appear...
 

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