Archive for July, 2018


When a tooth is involved in a Combined Periodontal-Endodontic Infection (CPEI) there is a communication between an infected tooth pulp (the internal soft tissue structure of a tooth) and the space along the side of a tooth, or periodontium (the soft tissue support structure of the tooth roots). A tooth is a naturally enclosed structure […]


Surgically facilitated orthodontic therapy (SFOT) uses corticotomies (bone cuts made through the outer bone layer) and dentoalveolar bone decortication (removal of some of the surface bone) to stimulate the regional healing processes and increase bone remodeling and tooth movement as part of orthodontic treatment. It also generally includes guided tissue periodontal tissue regeneration (helping periodontal/gum […]

National Ice Cream Month: Fun Facts About Your Favorite Summer Treat!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Flashback to when you were a child on a hot summer day, when all of the sudden you hear that magical jingle that captivated all of our hearts; the ice cream truck! In the year 1984, President Ronald Reagan decided that from then on out, […]

Common Dental Implant Myths

Insecure about a missing tooth? Don’t be. With dental implants, you can get your smile back to looking perfect. For many, dental implants provide the feeling of having their natural teeth back again. This is because instead of being a removable type of device, such as a dental flipper, dental implants are permanently embedded into […]