Posts Tagged ‘Dental Care’

Periodontal Disease

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

The toughest thing we deal with in a dental office on a regular basis is periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is usually slow progressing and overtime leads to loss of bone that supports the teeth. The signs of periodontal disease are subtle and generally not painful until the later stages. Why is periodontal disease so difficult […]

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Presidents Day Fun Facts

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Fun dental fact of the day; George Washingtons teeth were not made of wood! Instead they included bone, hippopotamus ivory, human teeth, brass screws, lead, and gold metal wire. http://www.mountvernon.org/digital-encyclopedia/article/wooden-teeth-myth/                 George Washington started having dental trouble at a young age with a diary entry at the age […]

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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! Time to come in for a check up or first visit. Kids should have their first visit to the dentist around 1 years of age. The first visit is important to talk about what to do as your child grows and to start the stages for a healthy […]

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New Years Resolution for a Healthy Smile

Monday, January 18th, 2016

New Years is a time when we think about losing weight, quitting smoking, changing bad habits, and generally living a healthier lifestyle. 2016 is just starting and its time to make resolutions for a healthier happier smile. Here are some simple great ideas to improve your overall health through a healthier mouth. Brush Twice a […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Our Dental Office

Thursday, December 24th, 2015

Our dental office would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Enjoy the fresh snow and be safe this wonderful time of year!

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Dental Office Elf on a Shelf

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Hermes our Elf on a Shelf is up to mischief this time of year. Happy Holidays from Dr. Shearman’s Office 3310 Monroe Ave Butte MT 59701 (406)494-1316

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What Does a Dentist do for Fun on the Weekend?

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Dr. Shearman spent last weekend practicing root canal techniques on practice teeth. Dentistry is always evolving and changing. Dr. Shearman frequently attends continuing education courses to make our office operate smoother, patients more comfortable, and procedures have better long term success. Root Canals are something that have a bad reputation for being a miserable experience, […]

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Dental Office Improvement

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Our office has been hard at work updating our lab. Over the last couple of weeks we have been painting, replacing countertops, replacing sinks, making shelves, and reorganizing.

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Tooth Colored vs Silver Fillings

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

What are the different types of filling materials? Well there are two major types of fillings that are typically done composite and amalgam. Composite fillings come in multiple different shades to best match the tooth or teeth they are being used on. Composite filling are often referred to as tooth colored fillings. Amalgam fillings have […]

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When to save a tooth, when its time to say goodbye.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Chewing on your favorite sandwich and all of a sudden “Crunch” a part of your tooth breaks off. Now what? Well time to visit the dentist and find out what it will take to keep or save your tooth So when should you save a tooth and when should you say adios? As a dentist […]

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