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Thankful for… The Products We Use!

Author: Dr. Alison Vitelli, DMD Day by day we have so much to be thankful for, and here at Spring Lake Dental Group we strive to provide our patients, with the best options for your dental needs. Today, I will highlight some of the products that I am thankful for that we use in office that will […]

Thankful for…Our Patients!

Author: Dr. Rima Solanki, DMD It is that time of the year again and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. We celebrate and rejoice in the good times that we share with one another and should be grateful for the food, shelter, and other basic necessities that we may ordinarily take for granted. At Spring Lake Dental Group, […]

Thankful for…

Author: Kimberly N. Powell, DDS, MS, FAGD Hygienists. This month we give thanks for the things we hold dear in our personal and professional lives. The dental profession is made better because of hygienist like Angela, Bonnie, Shannon, and Tracey. The hygienist at Spring Lake Dental Group have more than 90 years of combined experience. They provide optimal […]

“Caveat Emptor”

Author: Dr. David Dickerhoff, DDS, MAGD, FOCOI I know that you have seen those advertisements on television and other modalities that advertise moving your teeth with aligners where you can get comfortable orthodontics at half the price of traditional orthodontics. They are primarily put forward by a company called Smile Direct. The American Dental Association has raised concerns with […]

What Is An RDH and What Does It Mean?

Author: Angela Weaver-Blake, RDH We have come to the end of another National Dental Hygiene Month. As a dental hygienist, this is a very important month for me. Dental hygiene month is not all about celebrating the dental hygienist, it is about celebrating importance of what we do. Dental hygienists are a very dedicated group of health care […]

Electric vs. Manual Toothbrushes

Author: Shannon Sutton, RDH Which one should you use? With all of the choices on the market, it can be hard to decide. I am going to go over some of the pros and cons of electric and manual toothbrushes so you can decide which one is right for you. First, I will go over […]

The Sugar That’s Good For Your Teeth

Author: Bonnie Lott, BS, RDH It is widely understood that decay in teeth is caused by the carbohydrates or sugars that we consume in our diet. Naturally occurring bacteria breakdown sugar and turn it into acids, which then weakens the enamel of the teeth. But did you know that there is one sugar that is actually good […]

Taking Accurate Blood Pressure Readings

Author: Dr. David Dickerhoff, DDS, MAGD, FOCOI We at Spring Lake Dental Group believe that the oral cavity is a part of the larger body. We treat the entire body and understand that there are many variables that will influence treatment and the general health of our patients. We frequently treat some of our at risk patients […]

What To Expect When You’re Expecting….. Your Braces To Come Off

Author: Kimberly N. Powell, DDS, MS, FAGD Today day is the day! Months and even years of getting wires changed, debonded brackets, multiple appointments, sore cheeks, tender teeth, denying yourself popcorn, gum, and caramel, the wait is over. It is truly an exciting time! Your brackets will be popped off with the wires and cement […]

About Us

Author: Dr. Alison Vitelli, DMD Happy September! This is a very special month for me.  Fall season starts, it’s my birthday month and also I celebrated my 5th year anniversary at Spring Lake Dental Group.  I am truly blessed and thankful for being an associate with Dr. Dickerhoff.  So, this month, I would like to […]