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Do Whitening Toothpastes Work?

Sometimes it seems that it would be nice if we could return to the days when toothpastes simply promised to clean your teeth and help fight decay. Today, there are more toothpaste types than ever before, each promising something else. Whitening toothpastes are one of the newer varieties. But do whitening toothpastes actually whiten your […]


You Don’t Have to Be Royal to Get a Crown

Crowns are usually made of a combination of gold, inset with gems, and they’re usually only the domain of a lucky family few. Unless you come to Dr. Miller’s practice where we put crowns on our patients every day…dental crowns. Dental crowns are one of the most common dental tooth restorations. Dr. Miller uses crowns […]


Periodontal Gum Disease Treatment

Dr. Miller and his staff are here to help you with all your oral health needs! PERIODONTAL (GUM) DISEASE TREATMENT WITH PERIO PROTECT® If you have gum disease, you are not alone. Millions of Americans have gum disease (gingivitis or periodontitis). With Perio Protect, you have a better way to fight it. Gum disease is […]


Bonding, It’s Not Just for the Holidays

Bonding. At this time of year, it’s assumed that term must mean people coming home for the holidays and getting back together with the family. Or else, it’s the practice of watching seven straight James Bond movies on TBS during the holidays! Or, if you want great looking teeth, you should think about dental bonding […]


Should you get an Oral DNA Test?

Dr. James A. Miller offers Oral DNA testing! Why Test with OralDNA®? · Find hidden oral pathogens that threaten your oral and systemic health. Common pathogens directly cause gum disease and may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, stroke and birth complications · Learn if you were born with gene markers associated with increased […]


Gingivitis Beyond the Commercials

We’re all victims of advertising. Maybe we actually believe “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Which is a lie perpetrated on us by C.W. Post of Post Cereal fame. Or maybe we believe we’ll all look like the people on the infomercials simply by buying the AbBlaster. Sure. Or maybe we’ve heard […]


Please Help Amy-Thanh Do!

Our beloved dental assistant Amy-Thanh Do (who has been with Dr. Miller’s dental office for over 35 years ) was diagnosed with acute myloid leukemia on Oct 7th, 2016. She was immediately hospitalized and began chemo treatment a few days later. Its been 3 weeks now, and she is not able to return to work. […]


Don’t Waste the Porcelain on China, Give It to Your Teeth!

While everyone wants to have straight, evenly matched, bright white teeth, very few people naturally have them. For whatever reason — be it bad genes, early antibiotics as a kid, tooth damage, or even severe stains — most people either have gaps between their teeth, chipped teeth, teeth of uneven sizes, badly discolored teeth, or […]


Pits are the Pits — Seal Them

The word “pit” is one of those words that sound kind of sketchy. A pit doesn’t sound like a good thing, and in most cases it’s not. If something is the “pits” it’s far from good, right? And our “pits” are one area of the body that no one really likes when you think about […]


Be Nice to Your Gums

Sure your gums look all pink and wimpy. Don’t be fooled. These bodyguards of your tooth roots are tough customers, despite their cotton candy appearance. While they are tough, your gums still need you to take care of them. Prevention is the key to keeping them healthy. Really all you need to do is be […]