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In a World of Social Connectivity

With the changes in our confirming system, Smile Reminder, as well as the continuing popularity of the Internet, we invite our patients to continually engage with us on social networks. Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Watch our videos on YouTube Connect with Dr. Marsh on LinkedIn Send and post photos of your [...]

By | September 16th, 2013|About Us, Dental Technology|0 Comments

Tell Us What You Want to See on Golden Opportunities!

Our last two segments on "Golden Opportunities" (on March 10th and March 24th) on WKYC/Channel 3 focused on the things/qualities that people should look for in a dentist and dental office.  Included among the techniques were digital X-rays/Dexis, the use of the Odyssey Navigator diode laser, digital impressions, and the diagnodent for cavity detection.  New materials [...]

By | March 26th, 2013|Appearances, Dental Technology|0 Comments

Protect Your Mouth Like the Pros

As the fall and football/lacrosse seasons are upon us, it's time to revisit ways to protect your smile with athletic mouthguards, like the kind worn by Brandon Weeden to RGIII to - dare I mention - LeBron James. The boil-and-bite mouthguards work OK, but here at ClevelandSmiles, we're able to make custom mouthguards that fit [...]

By | September 18th, 2012|Custom Mouthguards, Dental Technology|0 Comments

What to Do When a Dental Accident Happens Away From Home

Dental Accident or Broken Tooth While Traveling Nearly every summer here in Cleveland/Northeastern Ohio, we will get a call from a parent or spouse that their child had an accident at camp or around the house resulting in a fractured/chipped tooth. They then ask the question "What should we do?" I want you to know [...]

By | June 18th, 2012|Dental Technology, Patients|0 Comments

AACD Conference: Making the patient experience enjoyable

Wendy and I recently returned from the AACD (American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry) meeting in Washington, D.C. Not only were the courses outstanding, but we got to see our new grandson, Owen and his parents in Alexandria, Virginia. The continuing education classes at the AACD meeting focused on the latest techniques in both general and [...]

By | June 4th, 2012|About Us, Dental Technology, Patients|0 Comments

Learn More About the Odyssey Navigator Diode Laser

We've had a number of patients ask about our new Odyssey Navigator Diode Laser and how we are using it. It is being used for procedures like gum contouring, crown lengthening (to give us more tooth structure for retention of materials), and even removal of mouth sores and mucoceles. It is virtually painless, there is [...]

By | April 30th, 2012|About Us, Dental Technology, gum contouring|0 Comments

How Often Should Dental Xrays Be Taken?

How Many Xrays is Too Many? In the news of late was mention of the use of dental xrays and the frequency with which they should be taken. We recommend having cavity detecting bite-wing radiographs and periapicals done once per year, and a full set of radiographs once every three years (which we do on [...]

By | April 23rd, 2012|Dental Technology|0 Comments

Teaching Area Dentists About Cadent Itero

We recently gave a class to about 25 Cleveland dentists and dental assistants at the Dental Ceramics laboratory and training center in Richfield.  The course centered on the use of the Cadent Itero digital impression system.  It really is state of the art and is quickly becoming the standard of care in dentistry when taking [...]

EMax Porcelain Veneers

After doing a WKYC Channel 3/Golden Opportunities segment on veneers, I had a lot of questions about the strength of the new porcelain veneers we are using.  Our primary material, in both veneers and crowns, is called EMax, developed by the Ivoclar company (their USA headquarters are in Buffalo, New York, which I visited last [...]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all of our patients, colleagues, friends, and followers!!!   We hope that you had a wonderful holiday season - but  even if you never made it to the "ball drop" at New York's Time Square, make sure that you don't drop the ball on your dental treatment this coming year, 2012. We [...]

By | January 3rd, 2012|Dental Technology, Patients, Procedures|0 Comments