Month: October 2015

Scheduling Your Child’s Wisdom Teeth Removal

If you have recently been informed that your child requires wisdom teeth removal, you know that scheduling an appointment is extremely important. However, the urgency of that need does not necessarily make choosing a date and working around your (and your child’s) busy calendar any easier. Allow us to offer a very helpful suggestion: Schedule… Read more »

Can I Wait On Dental Implants?

We often find that patients prefer to spend their time carefully considering tooth replacement options, rather than rushing into making a final decision. Granted, making a fully informed choice is always wise. However, when it comes to addressing tooth loss (particularly significant tooth loss), urgency often becomes a factor. If you have been thinking about… Read more »

Protecting Your Implants This Halloween

Are you typically quite careful with your smile because you want it to look and feel wonderful for a long time? If you have implants, then your commitment to maintaining optimal oral health is certainly worth the effort. Unfortunately, you may find that when holidays like Halloween roll around, your exceptional dedication begins to wane…. Read more »

Q&A: When Permanent Teeth Fail To Develop

Did you know that some patients require dental prosthetics not because of tooth loss – but because a permanent tooth simply never developed? If you’re a patient dealing with this particular issue then you are already aware that this is a concern, which may result in a challenging dental experience. The good news? Whether you or… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Quiz: True Or False?

How much do you know about evaluating your wisdom teeth? Do you know what comprises a healthy set of teeth that can remain in your smile – or what types of concerns cause us to suggest wisdom teeth removal? If not, we always recommend that you stop in to see us for a scheduled visit. We… Read more »

Does My Child Need Wisdom Teeth Removal?

Wouldn’t it be nice if you received an announcement in the mail, letting you know that your child’s wisdom teeth were on their way? If only life were so easy. However, the good news is that we are here to help with all things third molars when it comes to protecting your child’s smile. Perhaps… Read more »

Q&A: Curious About Implants?  

We usually find that the more a patient learns about implants, the more they want to know about treatment. The good news is that we are happy to answer just about any inquiry that pops into your mind. The more you know about this extremely effective tooth replacement solution, the easier it will be for… Read more »

Learn About The Spear Study Club

Did you know that dentists participate in continuing education? Are you aware that we are consistently keeping up with advances in dental technology and finding ways to better serve and communicate with our patients? As for our particular team, we have been participating in a dental study club for several years, promoting additional education for ourselves… Read more »

Health Benefits Of Dental Implants

Has the idea of filling the open spaces in your smile with dental implants crossed your mind? Perhaps the simple advantage of replacing your entire tooth (from the root to the crown) is enough to send you reeling with excitement. On a deeper level, however, you may find yourself wondering if – and how –… Read more »

Bone Grafting Quiz

Have you recently learned that you may need bone grafting to improve your chances for dental implants? If so, you have likely found yourself instantly full of a variety of questions. While you know that grafting offers exceptional benefits – namely that you will be able to complete your smile with the solid stability of… Read more »