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Patients who don’t want x-rays

Let's establish that radiographs are a necessary part of good patient care.  Since we can only see about one-third of the actual tooth, radiographs provide valuable information that we cannot visualize.  Most dentists want to have bitewings on every patient once a...

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The NuCalm Experience

NuCalm is a patented system that is revolutionizing the patient experience by naturally relaxing the environment by naturally relaxing the mind and body within minutes - providing a relaxed and comfortable clinical experience for patients. Nu Calm is unique because it...

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Holistic/Green Concepts

Holistic dentistry, also called biological dentistry, is an alternative medicine for dentistry. We at Dr. Popp's office define the field as an approach to Dentistry that promotes health and wellness. If at any time during your visit with us you have any questions with...

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NEWTOM 3-D CT SCANS

Dental radiography was developed to visualize the entire upper and lower jaws including teeth, maxillary sinuses and the nasal cavity.  This technology can help to study and evaluate bone and gum disease, jaw fractures, tooth development, impacted teeth, TMJ...

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NATURAL WATER-POWERED DENTISTRY

The new I-Plus Waterlase is a revolutionary device created by BIOLASE Technology that virtually replaces the drill and other traditional treatment devices used in dental practices.  The system uses a laser beam that energizes an exact stream of water that, when...

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EPIC LASER DENTISTRY

The EPIC Diode Laser is one of the most versatile pieces of technology used by Dr. Popp.  Utilizing the latest in laser technology, EPIC is the only diode laser in the US approved for soft tissue procedures, teeth whitening, and pain therapy (typically TMJ). SOFT...

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Teeth and the Airway

Do you or someone you know breathe with your mouth open most of the time or snore loudly?  This condition, generally known as mouth breathing, is a reuslt of partial blockage of the nasal airway.  It can have a number of causes and can be the source of significant...

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Dental Testimonial

I thought I should share this testamonial from a few years back.... Dear Dr. Popp, I would like to thank you with all my heart for the wildest dream of my young life, for having changed the course of my life, I will never be able to thank you enough, with the friends...

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More on Oral Cancer

Most people are surprised to learn that each year one American dies every hour from Oral Caner, making this type of cancer deadlier than cervical, brain, ovarian or skin cancer.  In fact, recent statistics published by the American Cancer Society estimates that while...

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Oral Cancer and Vizilite

In our continuing efforts to provide the most advanced technology and highest quality care available to our patients, Dr. Suzanne Popp is proud to announce the inclusion of the ViziLite exam as an integral part of our annual comprehensive oral cancer screening...

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Everything you need to know about Dental Implants

What exactly is an dental implant? A natural tooth has a crown - the part which shows above the gumline, and a root - the anchor hidden below the gumline. When a tooth is missing, a dental implant takes the place of the missing root and a prosthetic crown replaces the...

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Now performing the surgical aspect of Dental Implants

I have been studying the science of Dental Implants since I was a teenager! In Dental School my professors laughed at me because of this. Now Implant Dentistry is here to stay and most implants have a 98% success rate. I performed the surgical aspect of Implant...

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Want to know about a non-surgical facelift?

Over time, as your teeth wear, you could experience loss of vertical dimension of your smile or you could naturally have an over-closed bite (can you barely see your bottom teeth when you smile?). If this is the case, restoring a proper, aesthetic vertical dimension...

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Are you concerned with your teeth wearing out?

As we age, most people believe that tooth wear and abrasion is normal. Often, however, excessive tooth wear can be linked to a “bad bite” or malocclusion (the manner in which your teeth come together). By utilizing the technology and concepts of Neuromuscular...

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Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry

  The benefits of an attractive smile for both men and women include enhanced self-esteem, improved relationships, and even new career opportunities. When we look and feel our best - starting with a great smile - we project a more confident and attractive image....

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Arestin treatment by the Hygienist

Continuing education has been very critical to my individual growth.  I am always learning new and exciting things and I feel encouraged that the word is spreading among the general population about the mouth and body connection.  The healthier the mouth is, the...

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Teeth Whitening at 80!

  Hi! It's Michelle, Dr. Popp's assistant.  I wanted to share with you an experience I had with an 80 year old patient who had recently treated herself to Teeth Whitening. She had never whitened her teeth. We used  the Sapphire One Hour Teeth Whitening System in...

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