What Is Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry – What is cosmetic dentistry, why do it, what are the gains? Cosmetic dentistry is all about the search for beauty, usually in the classical sense not the impressionistic or abstract sense like Monet or Picasso. The Greeks described the importance and concept of beauty. To the Greeks beauty was all about symmetry, balance and harmony. Shapes were …

Our Very Own Dr. (Colonel) Jack McCabe

We thought everyone might be interested in an article published in the Columbia Dental Medicine Alumni  Magazine regarding Dr. Jack McCabe our Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon in our Parkade office.

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All-on-4 to 6

We spoke earlier about implants, the single variety, basically an implant to replace a tooth (https://www.columbiadental.com/why-implants/).  Today let’s talk about what some call All-on 4+  or hybrid dentures (implant supported dentures) which basically mean 4-6 implants are placed in an arch to which a prosthetic arch are attached to give you a full set of upper or lower teeth secured …

Let’s Talk About How Dental Insurance Plans Really Work!

We need to talk about dental insurance.  Very few people fully understand how dental insurance plans work. The biggest pill to swallow is that every dental insurance policy differs. To help, we’ll discuss some terms that conform across most plans. However, each policy retain the right to include a different definition, which can make a world of difference as to …

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The true Power of Teeth cleaning by a hygienist!

This is an example of  the results of a hygiene visit at Columbia Dental.  This is just teeth cleaning, no scaling and root planing and NO Whitening. BEFORE   AFTER   BEFORE   AFTER     Be nice to yourself and make your smile bright and clean again!  Make your apointment at a Columbia Dental office convenient to you!  866-645- …

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Why should you get your teeth cleaned?

Don’t you just love running your tongue along your teeth after a thorough dental cleaning?  It’s kind of like getting a haircut; your head feels lighter, the small breeze blowing on your face brushes along your scalp and it just feels so good.  After a good dental hygiene cleaning your teeth feel lighter.  There are no little bumps, your teeth …

Use it or Lose it – The End Of Year is Upon Us

The End of the Year is fast approaching. Christmas things are already appearing in stores. So many things are triggered by the years’ end: tax preparation, IRA deposits, lots of turkey and dressing, preparation for the holidays, enrollment for next years’ benefits and ensuring that you’ve used all your dental benefits and FSA account. Your dental benefits and many FSA …