Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer for women in America?

February is American Heart Month – Are You Listening?

Since 1964, American presidents have been warning the American public about the very real danger of heart disease. Why? Each year, one out of every three deaths in America is caused by heart disease. This is more than any other deadly disease, including cancer. Because of this, the month of February has been designated as […]

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5 Valuable Tips to Beat Tooth Sensitivity

Gulp – ouch! You just took a sip of your favorite drink and are now experiencing a sharp pain through your teeth. Does this scenario sound familiar? Maybe it’s your favorite hot or cold dish that’s setting off these pains. Either way, you may have sensitive teeth. Several factors could trigger tooth sensitivity pain, including […]

Learn how to handle common dental emergencies.

How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies [Infographic]

Dental emergencies can happen at any time. Would you know what to do if you or a family member suffered from a broken or knocked out tooth? You can do your part now by keeping your teeth healthy with daily brushing and flossing and regular checkups at your dentist. However, accidents happen without warning. To help […]

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Technology in the Dental Office- Good for All!

I had a recent conversation with a prospective new Team member.  We started talking about technology and what it meant to the office.  I spoke about our Cerec “same day crown” machine, our digital x-ray and panoramic machine, as well as our Biolase MD Laser.  I was really excited to share what we are doing […]

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The Link Between Pancreatic Cancer and your Mouth

Here is the latest Blog from the ADA about ways to detect Pancreatic Cancer with Salvia testing. We are finding that many harmful bacteria can be found in your mouth and be related to so many life threatening conditions. Certain Oral Bacteria May Be Linked To Higher Risk Of Pancreatic Cancer, Study Suggests. The Washington […]

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The Scary Side of Missing Teeth

The Scary Side of Missing Teeth – and What You Can Do About It Do you have one or more missing teeth? You’re not alone. According to the American Dental Association, the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has decayed or missing teeth. If the gap left by your missing teeth is […]

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A day in the lives of your Indianapolis Dental Assistants

  A Day in the Lives of Your Indianapolis Dental Assistants   We’re thrilled to celebrate our talented and hard-working dental assistants for Dental Assistant Recognition Week, March 6-12, 2016!   Our Indianapolis dental practice wouldn’t function effectively without our caring and friendly dental assistants! They greet and care for our valued patients and perform […]

How Dr. Sammons and his team can help you fight gum disease

Fighting Gum Disease

Several years ago, we were given the opportunity to attend a seminar on gum disease. I have attended my fair share of such seminars over the course of my career in Indianapolis Dentistry, but was not prepared for how much I would learn.  This new approach centers more on the treating of the specific bacteria […]

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

Set Your Child Up For a Lifetime of Healthy Teeth and Gums!   Did you know February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? Our kid-friendly Indianapolis dentist enjoys teaching children how to LOVE the dentist. In today’s blog, Dr. Brad Sammons answers some of parents’ top questions about caring for their little ones’ teeth.   […]

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Same Day Crowns

We are excited to announce that at The Center for Advanced Dentistry, Dr. Brad Sammons has updated his Same Day Crown system. This system is called Cerec 4.0. Cerec is the unique CAD/CAM system for patient individual all-ceramic restorations in one single appointment.  Dr. Sammons an Indianapolis Dentist and his team of Assistances have the […]