Posts Tagged ‘ tooth ’

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Less Drilling Feels Great!!!

This phrase may seem a little dubious to some of you but the message is something you may want to know more about. Especially if you don’t like having your teeth drilled! There has been a great deal of discussion, research and controversy in dental circles over the last few decades regarding the conservation of […]

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 […]

How Is Your Spit??

Greetings from the office of Dr. Jack Bodie! An interesting question to be sure. One most people seldom if ever think about.  For dentists however, this is a very important question.  Now I’m sure you are beginning to wonder why in the world anyone would be concerned about this! Well, let’s think about that for […]

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 […]