207-797-3130
2 Blackstrap Road, Falmouth, Maine
12
SEP
2016

It’s Really Up To You

Dental needs can easily be divided into two categories. There is disease that is caused by bacteria and function. I am amazed at how many patients seem to point to us the clinician as the causative factor when we tell them they have something wrong. But in reality, most...
12
SEP
2016

The Relationship Based Dental Practice

It’s early in the morning and the first sip of coffee full of that fresh aroma just went down with a sigh, a sagging of the shoulders and a feeling of here we go for another day. You stare through the foggy mirror and observe two swollen eyes staring back at you. Your mind starts...
15
MAY
2016

Acceptance

If you look up the word acceptance in the dictionary it is actually a very broad term. It could simple be used in terms of “acceptance of a gift”, “acceptance of a person”, or the one I liked was the “acceptance of truth.” Recently, I was listening to a person speak about love...
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APR
2016

The Looming Dental Crises?

Yesterday I watched with intent and concern a local news channel’s investigative report about bad dentistry in Maine. To say the least, the piece was marred with incomplete information and accusations about poor dentistry in Maine. Yes, even I extracted two teeth on my last...
17
APR
2016

The Trump Card

    For those of us that love to play cards, we know that in several card games the strongest card in the hand is a Trump card. Basically, it’s because it “Trumps” or beats all of the other cards. More often then not, a player may play the trump card before it is your...
04
APR
2016

A Cross-To Bear

We recently discussed the need for a purpose in life and how taking care of ourselves helps us to succeed at this purpose. You see, life is really about keeping a balance between the fundamentals of daily living. Aristotle talked about having a balance between Work, Love, Play,...
27
MAR
2016

Easter=New Beginnings=Purpose

A few years ago I set out to write a book about the common traits among my patients that seem to live the most fulfilling lives even by the time they reach the age of 80. We all have read so many books focused on self-help and to find the magic formula to life’s success. I...
23
MAR
2016

Tomorrow?

I would guess that all of us have heard the phase: “live each day like it was your last.” Not to be a contrarian, deep from my heart I do not agree with that statement. It would seem to me that it could lead to a philosophy of a carefree life, a life of contemplation (the life’s...
20
MAR
2016

It is time….

Years ago I became used to using the pen to try to figure out many of life’s issues that seemed to fall before me. For years, it appeared to work with magic and I enjoyed the learning and sharing process. About 10 years ago, a major life event occurred, and my pen went...
08
MAR
2016

Optimal Oral Health and 80/20

    It was a beautiful spring day this May when it was time to celebrate our third annual 80/20 club meeting. 80/20 club meetings are a celebration of the success of my 80 years and older patients who have maintained at least 20 of their teeth in there lifetime. I know,...
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