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Team Member Spotlight: Melanie

Team Member Spotlight: Melanie Nothing makes a patient more comfortable than knowing that someone on their healthcare team has been in their shoes, and that’s exactly what Wayne Dental Care patients get with our Registered Dental Hygienist, Melanie. Like the other team members that make our practice outstanding, Melanie comes with experiences and wisdom that…

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It’s Flu Season Again!

It’s Flu Season Again! I’ll be honest … when I’m treating a sick patient, I’m glad I’ve got my mask. I’m not without sympathy, though. No matter how much vitamin C, echinacea, or zinc lozenges we take to keep illness at bay, everyone is vulnerable during cold and flu season. I’m not just concerned with…

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How Laser Dentistry Benefits Patients

How Laser Dentistry Benefits Patients The idea of lasers used to be straight out of science fiction: the Martians had their heat rays in H.G. Wells’ [i]War of the Worlds[/i], Luke Skywalker deftly handled his lightsaber in the Star Wars franchise, and Captain Kirk skillfully used his phaser in [i]Star Trek[/i]. These days, lasers are…

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Pola Teeth Whitening

Pola Teeth Whitening Few things are as attractive as a gleaming smile; not only is smiling attractive, though, it also makes you and those around you feel good. If stained teeth are keeping you from smiling as often as you should, it may be time to consider professional teeth whitening. Over-the-counter whitening systems contain no…

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Tooth Troubles

Tooth Troubles At Wayne Dental Care, Dr. Handel and his team see patients for a number of reasons: cleanings, restorative dentistry, cosmetic procedures, etc. We can narrow the most common tooth troubles down to three problems: cavities, gum disease, and cracked or chipped teeth.   Cavities Cavities are caused when plaque forms on your teeth…

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