Posts Tagged ‘ geriatrics ’

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 End Is Near…Of The Insurance Year!

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, leaving thousands of benefit dollars unused! […]

Is Dental Insurance Destroying Good Dentistry??

Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! This may sound like a bit of a contradictory statement, but if you read on, you might just agree! What’s happening now in dentistry is like what happened in medicine twenty years ago, regarding the way insurance companies pay for services. What happened is, the insurance companies […]

Dentistry Elder Patients Can Trust In

Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! A large percentage of senior citizens do not have dental insurance and that typically means they do not visit the dentist for preventive care.   Some may be living with unnecessary dental pain because it may be more difficult for them to get to the dentist.   Trust is […]

Just Wait Till It Hurts??

JUST WAIT TILL IT HURTS? Greetings from the Office of Dr. Jack Bodie! Well I thought after 36 years in dental practice that I had heard it all. But this one really surprised me. It just goes to show, we should never say never and that just about anything is possible. This all began a […]

Is There a Difference in the Walmart vs. Nordstrom Experience?

Want Walmart Dentistry or Nordstrom Dentistry? You may have been to a dental office that looked great in advertisements, was convenient, or had a deal you couldn’t refuse, but that turned out to be not such a good deal after all. Maybe you had to wait for long periods of time in the chair, had […]

ENJOY GOOD DENTAL HEALTH IN SENIOR YEARS

ENJOY GOOD DENTAL HEALTH IN SENIOR YEARS! As we boomers continue to “grow up”, we in the dental profession increasingly see many patients nearing retirement age. People are living longer and enjoying later years in life more so than any previous generation. Many things change as we age, and things in the mouth are no exception. The […]