April 16, 2018
After a bit of research online and talking to friends, you’re convinced that dental implants are the absolute best way to replace your missing teeth. Of course, one of your first questions is, “What do dental implants in Worthington actually cost?” Your friends made them sound quite pricey … are they worth it? What would make them more or less expensive? In today’s blog, we’re going to cover four of the most important things that can influence the overall cost of dental implants in Worthington. (more…)
March 19, 2018
Have you ever even heard about CEREC from your dentist. This acronym literally stands for chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics. That’s a mouthful, but to put it simply, this is an all digital dental repair system that allows us to make custom, quality ceramic dental crowns and other restorations right in our office. That means you get precision crafted, natural looking restorations without the hassle of making multiple trips to the dentist’s office. Many patients find themselves concerned that the cost will be higher, but actually, most patients see only a minimal difference in the cost of their CEREC restoration.
February 13, 2018
As sure as the sun rises in the morning, you can bet on the fact that there will be a new innovation in the world of dentistry. Thus, there should be no surprise when a process appears on the scene that revolutionizes the way service is delivered to patients. Such is the case with the amazing new procedure called CEREC (chairside economical restoration of esthetic ceramics), which offers a way of performing what used to be a two-visit process of receiving restorative care – in one visit. However, your dentist wants you to be aware of both the pros and cons of the process so that you can make an educated choice about your care. Continue reading to learn more.
January 12, 2018
Time is precious to you, yet there seems to be more and more demands placed on it. You know that complaining about it is pointless, so you seek ways to adapt. Furthermore, you always keep your eyes and ears open for ways that you can accomplish multiple things at once, to maximize every moment of your life. But when it comes to your oral health, you’ve slacked at times. You’ve been needing to have a root canal done and haven’t because you can’t figure out a way to fit two appointments into your hectic schedule. But your dentist is excited to inform you about the time-saving benefit of the CEREC same-day crown in Worthington. Learn more about this procedure, and how it can save you time and protect you from dental woes.
December 27, 2017
This may be a surprising post for some of our readers, but the history of sleep apnea is actually much more interesting than you think. In fact, we’re about to dive into the past of sleep apnea and how we’ve come to our effective treatment for sleep apnea in Worthington today.
November 10, 2017
Did you know your dental insurance benefits reset every year? It’s true. If your dental insurance plan — like most — is on a calendar year, you have just seven weeks to use the benefits you signed up for with your 2017 plan. Come Jan. 1, 2018, any and all of your paid-for, 2017, unused benefits will disappear.
October 20, 2017
Do you find yourself still feeling tired throughout the day despite sleeping 7 to 8 hours at night? You may attribute it to stress from work or maybe even a bad mattress; however, the underlying cause could be something you had never expected. A sleep disorder, known as obstructive sleep apnea, can lead to daytime fatigue and an array of other complications when left untreated. If you have noticed that your sleep quality is declining, you may need treatment for sleep apnea in Worthington.
September 30, 2017
Are you in reasonably good health but missing one, two, or many teeth? Dental implants offer the best option in tooth replacement for otherwise healthy people. Nothing else replaces the missing tooth as well as its supporting root like dental implants in Worthington. It’s a wise investment that you’ll enjoy for the rest of your life.
August 11, 2017
Preparing for the school year isn’t easy. It seems as if the shopping doesn’t stop: clothes, shoes, and school supplies. One thing you may not have thought about — are your kids’ mouths in good shape to take on the new school year? Their smile should be strong, shining, and should make them feel confident walking into their classroom. If you’ve checked off the back-to-school shopping list but haven’t taken your kids to the dentist lately, it’s time to catch up with their children’s dentistry in Worthington. Our office not only works to get their smile gleaming and bright, but also offers great dental tips to help your family survive the school year with healthy teeth.
July 15, 2017
Being told you need to have a tooth repaired is never ideal, especially when you have to make time in your hectic schedule for the appointment — or in some cases — multiple appointments. If you need a dental crown or bridge, Dr. LJ is proud to offer same-day service using the state-of-the-art CEREC system. No follow-up appointments. No temporary crown. Just one visit to our Worthington dental office — lasting just a couple hours — and you will be on your way with a complete, permanent smile restoration.
As one of the few providers offering same-day crowns in the Worthington, Freeport, and Butler areas, our office is eager to explain the benefits of CEREC technology with new and existing patients.