Happy Labor Day!

August 27th, 2014

Labor Day is upon us, and that means the non-official end to summer. Before the kids head back to school and temperatures start to cool down, this is your last chance to barbeque in the beautiful Modesto, CA community, head to the lake, and wear your favorite pair of white pants. About Labor Day Each…
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Is there a correlation between my dental and cardiovascular health?

August 20th, 2014

YES!  Studies have shown a correlation between gum disease and heart disease, underscoring the importance of good oral health care. Cardiovascular disease remains American’s leading killer, claiming more lives than the rest of major causes of death, according to our friends at the American Heart Association. In fact, an estimated 80 percent of American adults…
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Navigating the World of Dental Insurance Terminology

August 13th, 2014

Unless you work for an insurance company, you probably do not spend a lot of your time studying all the terminology that dental insurance companies use to describe the treatments and services they cover. If it seems pretty confusing, here are some of the most commonly used dental insurance terms and what they mean. A…
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CEREC® Crowns vs. Traditional Crowns

August 6th, 2014

There are different situations for which Dr. Woodruff may recommend a crown, and Dr. Woodruff will recommend different types of crowns depending on your unique situation. Dental crowns are made from various materials, including all-metal, porcelain-fused-to-metal, all-ceramic or porcelain, or resin. The material the crown is made of will dictate the length of time you…
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