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Drugs – It Pays to Shop Around!

April 8, 2015

Drugs – It Pays to Shop Around! If you actually pay for your prescription medications out of pocket this may be important.  Our office does not prescribe many medications.  We leave that to the MD’s and other care providers.  Our office does prescribe occasional pain medications, antibiotics, and other prescription medications as needed for dental infections and pain.  We use a couple medications for our patients […]

Who Are We and What Are We Good At?

October 30, 2014

Who are we and what are we good at? We are the office of Dr. Julie Gillis and here is a list of what we love and what we are good at: Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, Comprehensive Dental Care Including Periodontics, Porcelain Veneers, all types of Crowns, Bridges, Partials, Dentures, Precision Partials, Full-Mouth Rehabilitation, Tooth Colored Fillings or Restorations, Tooth Bleaching, […]

What are Tori, And Why Do I Have Them?

December 12, 2013

Filed under: Oral Cancer screening,Tori or Dental Tori — Tags: , — Dr Julie Gillis @ 5:34 pm

  What are Tori, And Why Do I Have Them? Tori are simply bony growths in the upper or lower jaws. A Torus mandibularis (pl. tori mandibular) (or mandibular torus (pl. mandibular tori) in English) is a bony growth on the Mandible or the lower jaw.  Mandibular tori are usually present on the tongue side of the jaw near the bicuspids ( also known as premolars).  […]

Smile Gems? Tooth sparkles? Yes! Easy and Fun.

August 27, 2013

This cool information on smile gems  and tooth sparkles brought to you from Dr. Gillis’ treatment assistant, Julie Have you ever wanted to add a little sparkle and dazzle to your smile?   Dr. Gillis’ office has a safe and easy way to get you the bling you want in your smile.  You may have heard about ‘tooth sparkles‘ or smile gems. Dr. Gillis’ talented treatment […]

How To Choose A Cosmetic Dentist!

July 30, 2013

How To Choose A Cosmetic Dentist! Ads may suggest that any dentist can do cosmetic dentistry – Protect your teeth and your smile by choosing carefully! If you would like more information our office would be happy to help! Our office is located in Grand Junction, Colorado.  Our phone number is (970) 242-3635.  Please visit us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/juliegillisddspc) or call us if you have […]

Teeth Over Time, Keep Them Or Not?

May 24, 2013

Filed under: Customer Service,Patient Satisfaction,Uncategorized — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 1:18 am

Even with all the advances in dentistry, we still have patients coming to our office with the desire to have all of their teeth pulled and dentures placed. This may be the only option available depending on the condition of the teeth and the surrounding periodontal tissues however there are almost always better options. What are the options to losing all of your teeth and […]

X-rays Showing Decay and ‘Bad’ Fillings

March 12, 2013

Bad Dental Work?  Decay? Defective Fillings Can Cause Serious Problems! Patients should expect their dentist to provide the highest quality dental care.  While patients aren’t expected to be able to read their own x-rays, I feel it may be helpful to show you some problems we sometimes see around defective dental work.  The very bright or white areas on these x-rays are where silver dental […]

Tooth Crowns Do Not Last Forever!

February 19, 2013

Filed under: Crowns,Customer Service,Patient Satisfaction — Tags: , — Dr Julie Gillis @ 6:51 pm

Decay Below My Crown – You Have Got To Be Kidding Me!   “I thought this crown would last forever, or at least for the rest of my life.” Gosh, you paid enough for it – the crown should last and last, right?  Yes, we hear this often! When a tooth has a crown, the only place that the patient can get decay is at […]

Ugly And Sensitive Notches In My Teeth – Dentists may call them abfractions

January 8, 2013

Filed under: Customer Service,General Dentistry — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 9:41 pm

What Are The Ugly Notches in My Teeth By My Gums?   In the photos shown you can see areas where the gums have receded showing the roots of the teeth.  There are several ‘notches’ present in these root surfaces near the gums and dentists call these types of notches abfractions.  Typically, lesions like this are seen in patients with fairly healthy tissue and there […]

Dr. Julie Gillis is on The Allgood News!

November 6, 2012

A big Thank You to Dave Allgood for featuring our office on the Allgood News!  This information from the story: Julie Gillis, DDS Julie Gillis is just a happy go lucky lady. She likes to run, hike, bike…anything outdoors…you’ll find this petite woman doing it. It’s something about enjoying life that Julie just seems to take to…like a dog scratching it’s back on the grass…or […]