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5 Reasons to See a Periodontist

During this Pandemic of COVID-19, our office is taking extra precautions to ensure your safety. Drs Dr. Heller, Beckman, Thousand, Hyer, and Versman want to be sure that all existing and potential new patients feel safe and comfortable when they arrive at the office....

Why Flossing Is Important

Flossing Helps in the Long Run Every six months, you visit the dentist for a cleaning -- and likely a lecture about the importance of flossing. But if you're like many dental patients, the advice travels in one ear and out the other -- much like, well, dental floss...

Dental Implants – An Overview of the Process

When Is It Possible For Dental Implants To Be Placed? Single-tooth dental implants can be used in people who are missing one or more teeth. An implant is surgically placed in an opening that your dentist makes in the jawbone. After the implant integrates (attaches) to...

Ancient Beeswax Filling

The World's Oldest Dental Filling... From Beeswax? The discovery of a 6,500-year-old piece of beeswax shines new light on ancient dentistry. When you think about fillings, more times than not, the last thing to come to mind is beeswax (unless Dr. Heller is...

Floss Preferences

Floss: Wax On or Wax Off? The first step to establishing proper dental care techniques is finding products that fit every personal need and preference. For example, do you prefer hand held toothbrushes versus electric, or do you prefer floss that is coated with wax...

Political Teeth

Mouth Full of Wood? Happy President's Day!  President's Day is often a day for people to sleep in late, hang with friends, and enjoy one less day of work.  However, the origin and history of President's day is often forgotten, and Drs. Versman, Heller,...

February Dental Month

Are your Two & Four-legged Kids Brushing?   February is a month filled with many holidays such as President’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Groundhog Day, Mardi Gras, and many others.  However, February is also a great month in dentistry!  February celebrates National...

Eating Disorders and your Teeth

Eating Disorders and your Teeth It is currently estimated that 10 million Americans are affected today by an eating disorder such as bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating.  The consequences from such destructive eating habits range wildly and are dangerous to one's...

Dads, Be Brave!

Want your kids to be friendly and fear free at the dentist? It is up to you, Dads!  A new study reveals that parent’s attitude towards oral health and dental visits predict how their children will react in the same situations.  It is a good thing Dr. Doug Heller is a...

Holiday Cavities

Holiday Cravings and Cavities Happy Hanukah, Merry Christmas, and Happy Kwanzaa from your friends at Periodontal Associates - the dental implant team!  With the Holiday season among us and treats eaten, carols sung, parties thrown, and gifts given, Dr. Versman, Dr....

Chemo and Oral Health

Oral Health and Chemotherapy Periodontist or oncologist?  For those dealing with cancer treatment, a relationship with your oncologist may be just as important as the one with your dentist.  Chemotherapy offers many positives in preventing the growth of cancers;...

  • Jen H.Jen H.

    Allison is the best. I have been going here for years and she has done so much to keep my mouth healthy and happy.

  • Sharlene T.Sharlene T.

    Allison, the hygienist does an excellent job of cleaning the teeth. She makes me feel good about how I clean my teeth. I always appreciate going to see her...

  • Michael L.Michael L.

    Have been a patient for many years.always pleased with the level of care. They give there a positive experience.

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