Partial Dentures

February 10th, 2015

Partial dentures have been used in dentistry for centuries. With recent advancements in materials there are more options now than there have ever been. The benefits of a partial denture are the ability to replace multiple missing teeth, easy to clean, and partial dentures are the most affordable way to replace missing teeth. The process […]

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New Year New Teeth! Cleaner Teeth!

January 26th, 2015

With all the New Years Resolutions that focus on a healthier lifestyle its time to consider your oral hygiene habits. Let’s be frank do you brush and floss as often as you should? Small improvements now will have a huge impact on the longevity of your teeth. So lets set some realistic goals ideally you […]

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Happy Holidays

December 22nd, 2014

Wishing everyone happy holidays. During this holiday time of year we will be CLOSED Wednesday December 23rd through Sunday December 28th and Wednesday December 31st through Sunday January 4th. Happy Holidays Dr. Shearman and Staff

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Cavity City

December 11th, 2014

Decalcification. The word itself sounds detrimental. Although it is not in fact detrimental, it is a first early warning sign that your teeth are on the brink of “Cavity City”. And if you are anything like me, with the unrelenting belief your teeth are perfect, then this would be a sure be the start of […]

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Preventing tooth decay with help from Vitamin D

November 3rd, 2014

We recently had a patient concerned about the number of new cavities they had. Looking at their medical history to see what had changed we noted vitamin D supplements had been added recently. So the question came up, can low vitamin D lead to cavities? Further research into the top lead us to the conclusion […]

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Wisdom Teeth – Pericornitis

October 1st, 2014

Picture this… You’re twenty six years old. You think your “teething” days are behind you. I mean you’re twenty six. Loe and behold your wisdom teeth are the root of the problem that has been pestering you for weeks. You notice that the bottom right area is a partial tooth starting to peek through your […]

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Braces for Straight Beautiful Teeth

September 23rd, 2014

Why get braces? The obvious answer is to have a straight beautiful smile, but other reasons can be less evident. Many people do not realize that crooked teeth and malocclusion or a “bad bite” can cause gum disease,tooth decay, tooth loss, speech impediment, jaw problems, and abnormal wear of tooth enamel. Braces can be an […]

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In Office Teeth Whitening Compared to at Home Whitening

August 14th, 2014

Your smile creates an immediate, subconscious, visual impact on people you meet. A brighter smile gives the impression of youth, vitality, radiant health, happiness, and warmth. A bright smile is perceived as a healthy smile. Studies show that 37%  people first notice your teeth above anything else of your over all appearance. Smiles Are Valuable!!!! […]

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Dental Insurance

July 16th, 2014

Dental insurance can be a confusing topic. We have worked with many different insurance companies and would love to be able to help you determine your benefits and eligibility for the treatment you need. Each dental plan is different and coverage varies widely from only preventative dental care such as exams, cleanings, x-rays, to 50% […]

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Dental Fears, Being Afraid of the Dentist

June 17th, 2014

So you have that dreaded dentist appointment coming up, you’ve avoided hitting the chair for two years (just kidding maybe, five or six, but you are too ashamed to admit it.) It’s the sound of the drill hitting your teeth. Your neighbor’s cousin’s brother had the worst experience of his life and you don’t want […]

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