Category Archive for: ‘News & Blog’

Oral Cancer—What You Need to Know

New research has shown that there is a definite link between oral cancer and human papilloma virus (HPV), the most sexually transmitted infection in the U.S today. According to the American Cancer Society, HPV DNA is now found to be on the rise in about two out of three oral cancers. The HPV family of viruses contain almost 200 strains, …

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Dental Warranty Partnership

In January of this year we partnered with a company called Dental Warranty. Now our patients can “life-proof” their smiles from the many things that can shorten the life of a dental restoration. If covers such things as porcelain fracture of crowns and veneers, breakage or wearing through dental appliances such as night guards, sleep apnea appliances, and dentures and …

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2016 New Year

A new year is upon us with all its hopes, dreams, and possibilities.  I look forward to many great things happening in 2016!  Our dental practice is off to a great start with some new additions in treatment offerings for our patients.  I recently updated my education in sleep dentistry (treatment of snoring and sleep apnea) due to the importance …

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  This is one of my favorite times of year because it’s a natural time to reflect back and give thanks for the past year and also a perfect time to look forward to a fresh start with new dreams, plans, and goals.  One of my goals is to take better care of myself physically.  You know, it’s …

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Honey, You Are Snoring AGAIN!

  Have you ever been asleep and your spouse pats you not so gently on the arm and says, “Honey, you are snoring, AGAIN! You would be surprised to know that this is the most common sleep disturbance, along with its big brother, Obstructive Sleep Apnea. The good news is that we can help you achieve a better night’s sleep …

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America’s New Favorite Nighttime Habit—Clenching and Grinding

As a dentist in Tyler Texas I see and treat all kinds of patients with all kinds of dental problems.  Over the past several years I have noticed a trend that that may surprise you!  One of the most common problems I am seeing is an increase in nighttime clenching and grinding of the teeth. I am convinced that this …

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CAN I REALLY HAVE PAINLESS DENTAL INJECTIONS?

Recently I was treating a patient who is a pain management doctor.  After the injection he asked me to share with him my technique for the painless injection I had just given him.  Tooth pain is often a motivating factor that brings people into our office, and the last thing they want is more pain in the dental chair.  It …

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Sedation Dentistry

Did you know that it takes ten positive experiences to counteract one negative experience?  It’s surprising how many patients come to me looking for a better dental experience than they had with their previous dentist.  Some come with very real fears of having dental work done.  To get patients over that huge mountain called fear, we often use sedation dentistry.  …

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Our Relaxing Atmosphere

As a Tyler Texas dentist, I am committed to making your experience in our office as pleasant as possible.  We offer comprehensive dental care with excellence, in a spa-type atmosphere that soothes your nerves and calms your fears.  We have patients tell us often that if they had known how pleasant  their appointments would  be they would have been in …

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Wow! Zoom Whitening

Wow!…Wow!…Wow!  That’s all he could say when he looked into the mirror after his Zoom Whitening.  Paul’s teeth shade improved 8 shades, all the way to the lightest shade on the shade guide.  This treatment definitely gives you the best bang for the buck when you are wanting to improve your smile.  Years of coffee, tea, cola, and wine stains …

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