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Will My Dental Insurance Cover Implants?
March 18, 2018

If your dentist recently recommended a dental implant to replace a missing tooth and restore your smile, the first two questions on your mind were more than likely “How much is this going to cost me?” and “Is this going to be covered under my dental insurance?” Read on to learn about what to expect […]

Should Children Use Mouthwash?
March 4, 2018

As a parent, you want nothing more than to teach your children great oral hygiene so they are able to have less cavities and less anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist office. According to the National Institutes of Health, 42% of children ages 2-11 years old have already experienced tooth decay. You may […]

How Should I Whiten My Teeth?
February 25, 2018

There are plenty of products to choose from when it comes to whitening your teeth. So how will you know which product is the best one, and which one is the right choice for you? Is whitening the right choice for my smile? Before you begin any whitening treatment, discuss the possible risks with Dr. […]

What You Don’t Know about Your Dental Exams
February 11, 2018

It may seem like a lot of scraping and picking, but do you know what’s really happening during your teeth cleaning? We’re here to break it down for you so you know exactly what your dental hygienist is doing and what your dentist is looking for during your check-up. Exactly why are cleanings so important? […]

How Can I Get an Affordable Smile Makeover?
January 26, 2018

When it comes to crooked or imperfect teeth, many minds automatically think braces are necessary to makeover a smile and correct those imperfections. But what you might not realize is you can make subtle changes to your smile with affordable, low-stress treatment options that don’t include any brackets, wires, or large price tags. If you’re […]

Stop Gum Disease Before it Starts
January 15, 2018

Periodontal disease can be extremely dangerous to your teeth, gums and even bone tissue. While advanced disease is pervasive and requires ongoing treatment, it is possible to nip gum troubles in the bud. But this means recognizing gingivitis, the earliest stage of disease, and taking action. Simple Gingivitis Prevention at Home Gingivitis is when your […]

Dental Emergency? Take These Steps ASAP
January 7, 2018

The next time you’re facing a chipped tooth in the mirror, don’t panic. A dental emergency could happen to anyone, anywhere, and at any time. Being prepared for a dental emergency will have you feeling confident and proactive if a situation should arise. By acting quickly and knowing what to do, you could help to […]


Have you ever put off going to the dentist for a cleaning because you feared they might find a cavity or more severe issue? The sound of a dental drill may give you dental anxiety and you are not alone! You may not even realize that there are new dental technologies that have transformed the […]

How to Find the Right Dentist
October 9, 2017

Welcome to our new practice website! Dr. Phillippi and our team are thrilled to have a new way to provide our patients with valuable information and a way to connect. To kick off this blog, we thought we’d lay out the details on exactly what is unique about our practice – and how to tell […]