Archive for February, 2020

Get It From The Tap!

Author: Kimberly N. Powell, DDS, MS, FAGD This year’s National Children’s Dental Health Month campaign slogan is “Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap!” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) named community water fluoridation (along with vaccinations and infectious disease control) one of 10 great public health achievements of the 20th century. According […]

National Children’s Dental Health Month

Author: Dr. Alison Vitelli, DMD February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, as developed by the American Dental Association (ADA). We, at Spring Lake Dental Group, want to provide you with some information that will allow you to take better care of your child’s dental health. Caring for oral health begins as early as birth, and it gets […]

Honoring Black History Month

Author: Dr. David Dickerhoff, DDS, MAGD, FOCOI February is Black History Month and I wanted to add a couple of my personal thoughts about observing this commemoration this year. Dr. King and I share the same birthday on January 15th and I have taken an interest in his history and background. My experience in going through grade school was […]

Uses of LASER In Dentistry

Author: Dr. Rima Solanki, DMD The name LASER is an acronym for “Light Amplification by The Stimulated Emission of Radiation”. It is literally a beam of light that has a single wavelength unlike daylight or white light which are a continuum of light with many wavelengths. In the dental field, the usage of LASER has become widely popular […]

Treatment Planning

Author: Kimberly N. Powell, DDS, MS, FAGD It is important that there is an uncomplicated patient-provider-business team relationship. Ease of communication amongst the group can be facilitated by a well-devised treatment plan. The treatment plan is an itemized list of recommended dental care and associated cost. It is formulated by reviewing the patient’s medical history and evaluating the […]