How do I select an appropriate dental insurance plan? (From a dentist’s perspective)

Dental Insurance

I feel that insurance is a great benefit to have, because it will help minimize tooth loss if you maintain your periodic exams and cleanings.  The preventative care aspect of most dental plans encourages visits to your dentist on a regular basis. Please keep in mind that there are pros and cons to each dental insurance program, therefore review your plan to make sure it meets your needs. We would be happy to review it for you and choose one Read More…

What is CEREC? And how can I take advantage of this technology?

CEREC_Milling_Machine

CEREC means ceramic reconstruction technology. It has been developed over the past 29 years by a German company called Sirona. A CEREC 3D scanning machine sits chairside in the operatory room, capturing the patient’s tooth and gum information via a scanning device and sending it wirelessly to a CEREC milling machine in our facility across the room. The milling machine fabricates crowns with different materials. Most scanning and milling takes less than 20 minutes, so on average you can expect Read More…