Archive for the ‘ Gum Disease ’ Category

The Importance of Healthy Gums

Often we think of a healthy mouth as straight, white teeth. But the truth is, a healthy mouth goes beyond our smiles. Our gums are easily overlooked when it comes to talking about our oral health. However, our gums are crucial to not only our mouths but to our overall health. At our dental office […]

How Does Oral Health Affect Heart Health?

February marks the beginning of a month-long dedication to heart health. It’s officially known as American Heart Month, and its purpose is to raise awareness of the risks associated with heart disease. Many people know that things like smoking and a poor diet can cause troubles with the heart, but at our dental office in […]

The End Is Near….

Of the insurance year, that is! Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! It’s that time of year again when folks with medical and dental insurance start thinking about how they should minimize their out-of-pocket expenses and maximize insurance benefits! It’s really unbelievable how many people let the end of the year go by, […]

Less Drilling Feels Great!!!

  There has been a great deal of discussion, research and controversy in dental circles over the last few decades regarding the conservation of natural tooth structure during the performance of many routine dental procedures such as fillings, crowns, veneers and other restorative procedures. The dentistry taught in most dental schools during the 1970’s, 1980’s […]

WHY I’M NOT AN INSURANCE DENTIST!

  Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! We are asked daily if accept this insurance or that insurance. Our answer is always an emphatic “Yes, we accept any insurance that will pay us!” And we think having dental insurance is fantastic! Who wouldn’t want help paying their dental bills? So what are some […]

BENEFITS OF BIOMIMETIC DENTISTRY!

Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! One of the benefits that come from advanced post-graduate education in Biomimetic Dentistry is instruction in why certain dental materials perform better and how to use these materials. The goal of Biomimetic Dentistry is for our work to resemble the natural properties of your actual tooth to […]

The Right Dentist

  Greetings from the office of Dr. Jack Bodie! Finding the right dentist seems to be a difficult thing for many patients these days. Our office is continuously contacted by patients that have either been to dentist after dentist, or haven’t been to a dentist at all for many years. Let’s look at some of […]

APRIL IS ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH!!!

      Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! About Oral Cancer Awareness Month April is Oral Cancer Awareness month and Dr. Bodie would like to invite you to join us in our national screening campaign to end oral cancer! Oral Cancer awareness in the American public is low. Approximately 49,750 people in the U.S. will be […]

Think Oral Health and Overall Health Are Related??

Middle-aged tooth loss linked to increased coronary heart disease risk American Heart Association NEW ORLEANS, March 21, 2018 — Losing two or more teeth in middle age is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology and Prevention | Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions 2018, […]

Do Your Dentures Fit???

Greetings from Jack Bodie, D.D.S. Do Your Dentures Fit? Age brings wisdom and the benefit of a unique perspective that can only be achieved through your life experiences. It can be a beautiful thing. Unfortunately, it also brings with it dental problems that may only be resolved with dentures. Okay, you have false teeth. That […]