Waterford, MI Dentist
Lloyd H. Alpert, D.D.S.
4025 Highland Road
Waterford, MI 48328
(248) 682-6010

Posts for: November, 2014

November 26, 2014
Category: Dental
Tags: Thanksgiving  

“Gratitude can transform common days into Thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” — William Arthur Ward

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.” — Dalai Lama

 “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” — Oprah Winfrey

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” — Willie Nelson

 “Appreciation can change a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” — Margaret Cousins

 “If a fellow isn’t thankful for what he’s got, he isn’t likely to be thankful for what he’s going to get.” — Frank W. Clark

Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.” — Ralph Marston

“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” — W. Clement Stone

. “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” — Albert Einstein

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.” — William Blake

Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first or the last time, then your time on earth will be filled with glory.” — Betty Smith

“When you give and carry out acts of kindness, it’s as though something inside your body responds and says, ‘Yes, this is how I ought to feel.’” — Rabbi Harold Kushner


November 12, 2014
Category: Dental
Tags: insurance  

Time flies…we are almost through 2014. The end of the year will be upon us before we know it; and with the end of the year comes the end of your yearly dental insurance benefits.

Did you know that each year insurance companies make millions of dollars off patients who forgo necessary and preventive dental care? Many individuals who are paying for dental insurance do not realize that their plans provide coverage up to a certain dollar amount annually. Consequently, some patients are not scheduling the dental treatment they need, deserve, and have insurance to cover. Thus, the insurance revenues allocated to pay dental claims on many patients are never used, and, unfortunately, those dollars cannot be carried over year-to-year. The bottom line: What the patient does not use they lose. Clearly, it pays in many ways to schedule the preventive care or other dental treatment that you need.

We want to make sure that you take full advantage of any remaining benefits your family might have. Many times you may be able to save money by completing your treatment before year's end and avoid having to pay a new deductible next year.

We are here to help you secure the insurance coverage available to you on every dental procedure you schedule. Give us a call today, and together let's make sure you are in excellent dental health. We look forward to seeing you again and sharing some of the many innovative means we now have available to provide you with superior dental health care.

If you have any questions about how much actual coverage remains on your insurance benefits, please call our office so that we can check on that for you. At that time, we can schedule you at the earliest available appointment to ensure you take full advantage of all the insurance benefits you pay for.

Please call or email us to make an appointment before the end of the year.  We are scheduling November and December appointments at this time.

Please don’t wait until the last minute!  Our schedule usually fills very quickly in the last quarter of the year.


November 06, 2014
Category: Dental
Tags: famous  

Famous Dentists:

Paul Revere-known for his famous ride and his work as a sliversmith, put ads in a Boston newspaper offerng his services as  a dentist.  Revere, in fact, is the first person known to use dental forensics to identify the body of a colonial killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill by the bridge appliance he wore.

Doc Holiday-helped Wyatt Earp win the OK Corral Shootout.

Thomas Welch-his company was the first to bottle grape juice.

George Grant-invented the wooden golf tee.

Zane Gray-wrote best selling Western Novels.

William Morrison-invented the machine that makes cotton candy in 1897 nd unveiled at the World's Fair in 1904 in St. Louis.  I was called "Fairy Floss."

Horace Wells- first dentist to use nitrous oxide, also called "laughing gas" as an anesthetc for dental work in 1844.

Grant Wood-famous artist of painting "American Gothic."  The stone-faced farmer was his dentist.

George Washington-first president of the United States was the most famous dental patient of Dr. Greenwood.  He had several sets of dentures that were made out of ivory.  His teeth were not made out of wood.




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