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Is Your “Bite Off”, and Why is it Important?

Drs. Charlie Arthur and Stephen Moorkamp recently completed advanced dental education at the Spear Education Center in Scottsdale, Arizona on Occlusion and Occlusal disease. Occlusal disease, like periodontal disease, is a generic term that covers many conditions associated with the bite, jaw muscles, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ). This serious condition...

Drs. Charlie and Stephen attend Pankey Institute

Drs. Charlie Arthur and Stephen Moorkamp recently returned to Rolla, Missouri after completing the first course in the Essentials continuum at The Pankey Institute. The 4-day Essentials 1 course consists of over 40 hours of advanced technical, philosophical, and hands-on education for dentists. The courses in the Essentials continuum are...

Honduras Dental Mission

Dr. Moorkamp completed his 4th Dental mission trip to Honduras last month with a longtime friend Dr. Tom Blake the Co-founder of Sonresis Siempre (Spanish for smiles forever) a non-profit group of Dentists, Hygienists, and unselfish volunteers who primarily go to the Club de Liones de Comayagua where for almost 20...

Sleep Apnea? We Can Help!

Did you know that the health of your mouth has a direct connection to the health of your body as a whole? This is known in dentistry and medicine as the oral systemic connection. Medical and dental professionals accept this link as not a single link but rather links for...

The Oral Systemic Connection

Did you know that the health of your mouth has a direct connection to the health of your body as a whole? This is known in dentistry and medicine as the oral systemic connection. Medical and dental professionals accept this link as not a single link but rather links for...

Dental Anxiety & Dental Phobia

It is not uncommon to hear someone say they dread going to see the dentist or they hate the dentist. Colgate Oral and Dental Health Resource Center estimates that around 9-15% of the people in our country have some sort of dental anxiety or phobia. These worries or fears can...

Our Comprehensive Exam

We often have patients that haven’t received regular dental care for numerous years resulting in experiencing a multitude of concerns they need to discuss with us. We understand that many of our first-time patients experience some anxiety or fear when it comes it dentistry– many have had poor past experiences...