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We love to keep our patients in the loop! The Family Dental Practice blog is meant to be a place you can come and read up on all things related to oral health. We hope to educate, entertain, and keep you up to speed on any new procedures we offer as well as exciting deals or office announcements. If you ever have a question you’d like us to address in the blog, feel free to let us know!

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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures & Implants: The Facts - <p>There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Family Dental Practice talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they work? Dr. Buchholtz and Dr. Garro knows that folks like to be informed, so think […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted July 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures & Implants: The Facts

There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Family Dental Practice talking about implants, dent...

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Orthodontic Pacifiers: A Binky on a Mission - <p>Parents face many decisions, even before their baby makes an appearance—but once that bundle of joy arrives, one important choice is whether to use a pacifier. Babies have a natural reflex to suck their thumbs, fingers, pacifiers, or other objects to help them feel more secure, to soothe them, or to lull them to sleep. […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted June 27, 2020 / Dental Technology, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Orthodontic Pacifiers: A Binky on a Mission

Parents face many decisions, even before their baby makes an appearance—but once that bundle of joy arrives, one important choice is whether to use ...

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Cosmetic Dentistry – A Beautiful Smile is a Powerful Thing - <p>There is a law of nature that states: “function follows form.” This saying means that how something appears determines how it works. For example, you may own many screwdrivers of different sizes and shapes (form) to loosen all different kinds of screws (function). Think of a watering can with a long spout that’s perfect for […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted June 13, 2020 / Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Cosmetic Dentistry – A Beautiful Smile is a Powerful Thing

There is a law of nature that states: “function follows form.” This saying means that how something appears determines how it works. For example, ...

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How are Dental Savings Plans Different from Insurance? - <p>Understanding any type of medical or dental insurance can be a challenge, especially for uninsured folks trying to find a plan on their own. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, about 74 million Americans had no dental insurance coverage at the end of 2016. One possible solution is dental savings plans (also called […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted May 27, 2020 / Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

How are Dental Savings Plans Different from Insurance?

Understanding any type of medical or dental insurance can be a challenge, especially for uninsured folks trying to find a plan on their own. According...

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Forget Your Fears with Sedation Dentistry - <p>Don’t Be Afraid of the Dentist! Family Dental Practice knows that some folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington, as many as 8% of Americans are too afraid to go to dentists and 20% are too anxious to visit a […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted May 13, 2020 / Dental Services, Patient Care
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Forget Your Fears with Sedation Dentistry

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dentist! Family Dental Practice knows that some folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at th...

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ClearCorrect™: Show Off A Straighter Smile - <p>Thousands of people have straightened their teeth with the ClearCorrect orthodontics system since 2006. Patients love the discreet appearance and easy care of these removable aligners. Treatment begins with an evaluation where Family Dental Practice takes impressions or scans of your teeth and submits the results to ClearCorrect, which then fabricates a series of aligners […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted April 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

ClearCorrect™: Show Off A Straighter Smile

Thousands of people have straightened their teeth with the ClearCorrect orthodontics system since 2006. Patients love the discreet appearance and easy...

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Lasers: A “Groovy” Tool for Dentists - <p>At Family Dental Practice, we take pride in staying ahead of the curve when it comes to the latest and greatest in dental treatments and technologies. That’s why we think dental “lasers” are truly smashing. And if you’re worried about paying one million dollars, rest assured laser treatments are more accessible and affordable than ever. […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted April 13, 2020 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Lasers: A “Groovy” Tool for Dentists

At Family Dental Practice, we take pride in staying ahead of the curve when it comes to the latest and greatest in dental treatments and technologies....

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TMJ: The Root of Your Pain - <p>Temporomandibular joint dysfunction is a really long name… so let’s call it TMJ.  That sounds more familiar—you’ve probably heard it before. Maybe some lingering pain in your chewing muscles and bones even have you wondering if you have it. TMJ dysfunction is sometimes called TMD, TMJD, or TMJ Syndrome, especially if there seem to be […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted March 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

TMJ: The Root of Your Pain

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction is a really long name… so let’s call it TMJ.  That sounds more familiar—you’ve probably heard it before. ...

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Keep Lipstick off Your Teeth with These Handy Tips - <p>You work with Family Dental Practice to achieve your most beautiful smile, but if you also add makeup to enhance your appearance, you may have had the problem of drifting lipstick. At one time or another, we’ve all talked to someone with lipstick on their teeth and faced that awkward question: “How do I let […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted March 13, 2020 / Blog
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Keep Lipstick off Your Teeth with These Handy Tips

You work with Family Dental Practice to achieve your most beautiful smile, but if you also add makeup to enhance your appearance, you may have had the...

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Botox® at the Dentist!? - <p>As specialists in facial anatomy and aesthetics, an increasing number of dentists are taking their skills into the world of Botox. Often associated just with appearances, Botox can be equally as therapeutic as cosmetic. Botox is a purified protein that irons out wrinkles by attaching to a muscle and preventing it from contracting. (Muscle contracting […]</p>
Alternative Text Posted February 27, 2020 / Blog, Dental Health, Dental Services
Dr. Buchholtz & Dr. Garro

Botox® at the Dentist!?

As specialists in facial anatomy and aesthetics, an increasing number of dentists are taking their skills into the world of Botox. Often associated ju...

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