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About Dr Julie Gillis

Dr. Julie Gillis is an Accredited Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and Chair of the Written Exam Committee for the AACD. She serves on the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry. Her commitment to excellence in dental care is her trademark.

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AACD Accredited Dentists – “That’s What We Do!”

May 28, 2019

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Way:  Stories because “that’s what we do!” If you are a dentist, you may be wondering, “Why should you become accredited?”  First and foremost, if you ask other accredited dentists they will tell you that the process of accreditation made them a better dentist.  Accredited members have many things in common, but the main one is a desire to […]

Do Dentists Still Do Gold Crowns?

March 8, 2019

Filed under: Crowns,Gold Crowns — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 8:07 pm

Yes, Dentists still do gold crowns! Although some people may think that crowns should always try to match teeth or that gold is such  an ‘old school’ way to restore a tooth, there are times when a gold crown is the very best solution.  There are many reasons why it is still a very good idea to restore a tooth with a gold cap or […]

Should My Dentist Have a Diode Dental Laser?

December 21, 2018

Filed under: Diode Laser — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 7:12 am

Should My Dentist Have a Diode Dental Laser?   There are many different types of dental lasers, and your dentist should probably have a couple of them!  I hope that this blog will answer the question, ‘what is a diode dental laser and should my dentist have one?’ Lasers have become so common that many people have forgotten what the word LASER even stands for! […]

Meth Mouth

August 27, 2018

Filed under: Meth Mouth — Dr Julie Gillis @ 2:32 pm

Meth Mouth:  What is this and can it be treated? Thanks go out to Regina, one of Dr Gillis’ Treatment Assistants, for writing this informative blog! Meth mouth, we hear about this but what does that really mean?  Methamphetamine is a popular drug due to the euphoric high that it gives.  Meth is an acidic drug that can be swallowed, snorted, injected, and even smoked.  […]

N2O (nitrous Oxide Or Laughing Gas)at The Dentist

August 13, 2018

Filed under: N2O Laughing Gas or Nitrous Oxide — Dr Julie Gillis @ 2:16 pm

N2O at the Dentist You have heard of N2O but you might have called it ‘Laughing Gas’ or Nitrous Oxide.  This blog written by Julie Cross a treatment assistant at the office of Dr. Julie Gillis   Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a safe way to help ease anxiety, and make you feel more relaxed during your dental procedures.  This can also help minimize or even eliminate […]

Flossing is FUN? Are you serious…..

July 3, 2018

Filed under: Dental floss,Dental Health,Gingivitis or Gum Disease — Dr Julie Gillis @ 3:30 pm

Flossing is FUN? Are you serious….. Why yes we are serious!  Why not think something so good for you is fun?  This information is provided to you by Malena one of the amazing hygienists in our office. The CDC states that over 64.7 million adults in the United States have periodontal disease, also referred to as gum disease. Gum disease is caused by an abundance […]

Bleaching Gray Teeth – Will tooth bleaching work?

June 22, 2018

Filed under: cosmetic dentistry,Tooth Whitening or Tooth Bleaching,Uncategorized — Dr Julie Gillis @ 3:15 pm

Bleaching Gray Teeth: my teeth are gray, will they still bleach? You asked this question, “Is bleaching gray teeth possible?” The answer used to be a very guarded ‘maybe’.  Bleaching gray teeth is not only probable but very likely if the dental office follows a very specific protocol.  We have recently had very good success bleaching very gray and very dark teeth with a special […]

DO DENTISTS STILL DO GOLD CROWNS?

June 19, 2018

Filed under: Crowns,Gold Crowns — Dr Julie Gillis @ 2:52 pm

WITH ALL THE ADVANCES IN MATERIALS, SOME PEOPLE ARE SURPRISED THAT DENTISTS STILL USE GOLD CROWN. We have heard the comment, “Do dentists still do gold crowns?” Here is some good information about that. A gold crown may the very best alternative for a tooth needing strength and where the color is not a big concern. There are several reasons that your dentist may prescribe […]

Should My Dentist Have a Diode Dental Laser?

June 14, 2018

Filed under: Diode Laser — Dr Julie Gillis @ 2:19 pm

There are many different types of dental lasers, and your dentist should probably have a couple of them! I hope that this blog will answer the question, ‘what is a diode dental laser and should my dentist have one?’ LASERS HAVE BECOME SO COMMON THAT MANY PEOPLE HAVE FORGOTTEN WHAT THE WORD LASER EVEN STANDS FOR! AND, THAT IS LIGHT AMPLIFICATION BY STIMULATED EMISSION OF […]

TMJ Therapy

May 25, 2018

Filed under: TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 6:52 am

TMJ Therapy – What is it and why should you care? The TMJ or Temporomandibular Joint is your jaw joint.  Almost everyone has two of these!  They are very much like knees – almost everyone has a pair and many have at some point in their life had some concerns with one or both knees.  The TMJ is complex like the knee joint, and the […]