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Klein Family Dental Blog

Running for Rachel

June 18, 2013

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This year, Klein Family Dentistry, was proud to sponsor Running for Rachel. Dr. Klein and his brother, Dr. Klein, both ran in the race. The event raised more than $50,000!! It was an amazing event in memory of an amazing person. Read more about Rachel here:

http://www.runningforrachel.myevent.com/3/miscellaneous5.htm

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

May 14, 2013

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Did you know that 20% of adults have obstructive sleep apnea? That makes sleep apnea a more prevalent disease than both diabetes and asthma. And your risk of a myocardial infarction is more likely due to sleep apnea than smoking.

Dr. Klein recently went to a dental sleep course given in Harrisburg and he is now trained in making the Somno-Med appliance to help with mild-moderate cases of obstructive sleep apnea.

Ask Dr. Klein about this next time you are in!

Dental Radiographs

May 24, 2012

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Many patients have voiced their concerns recently about dental radiographs or x-rays. Much of their concern has arisen from a recent study which has been quoted on local and national tv programs.

The American Dental Association has issued the following statement on this study:

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More on Dental X-Rays

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We use digital x-rays in our office along with a thyroid collar to reduce exposure.

But here is a comparison of different types of radiation (note a full series of x-rays is less than atmospheric exposure):

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Office Design

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We constantly receive compliments on our office design. My father, the late Joel S. Klein DDS had the vision to hire Dr. Mike Unthank of Unthank Design to create our space. Dr. Unthank is a dentist and an architect and is based out of Nebraska. My wife and I visited his office and toured several dental offices he designed in 2005. Dr. Unthank and his team are incredible. They not only improved our aesthetics but they lessened the stress levels in the office by improving the work-flow. Any dentist designing a new office should take a trip out to Nebraska. I could not imagine practicing in an office without Dr. Unthank’s help. http://unthank.com/

Volunteer Day

April 23, 2012

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Dr. Klein spent his Saturday afternoon volunteering in the Hamilton Health Center in Harrisburg.

Here are the letters he received thanking him for his work:

On behalf of Highmark, I would like to give a very special THANK YOU to each of you who played such an important part in our Partners for a Healthy Community Event this past weekend. Your support and dedication to our community speaks volumes!

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Dr. Klein was in Atlanta!

April 2, 2012

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Dr. Klein just returned from the annual Hinman Dental Conference in Atlanta. He took some amazing courses, including one on new materials which will change esthetic dentistry. Dr. Klein also attended a course given by the “Dean of Dentistry” , Dr. Gordon Christiansen. Dr. Christiansen shared some interesting new techniques and insights into dentistry

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Tired of Being Numb All Day?

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By now, numbness is something most of us are used to at the dentist after an injection of local anesthetic. Dr. Klein now has a proven way that may speed up the return of sensation in the soft tissues of the mouth after routine care.

The problem…

Numbness can be limiting, affecting your speech, your smile, and your ability to drink. You may even catch yourself drooling.

The solution…

OraVerse® is a breakthrough that reverses unwanted lingering numbness after routine dental procedures where local anesthetic containing a vasoconstrictor was used. In clinical trials, the patients were able to regain normal sensation twice as fast vs. the control group.

Ask Dr. Klein how Oraverse can help!

Dr. Klein Interviewed by CBS News

February 21, 2012

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Dr. Klein was interviewed by CBS 21 News about an FDA warning for broken electric toothbrushes: http://bit.ly/xWaWaV

The FDA issued the following advice to parents, caregivers and consumers:

  • Before using the Spinbrush, inspect it for any damage or loose brush bristles. If you find any, do not use the brush. Report it to Church & Dwight, which can be reached toll-free at 1-800-352-3384 or 1-800-561-0752.
  • Make sure the brush head is connected tightly to the brush handle, and test the brush outside of your mouth before using. If the connection feels loose or the brush head easily detaches from the handle, do not use the brush. Report it to Church & Dwight.
  • Use care not to bite down on the brush head while brushing.
  • To prevent injuries, always supervise children and adults who may need assistance when using the Spinbrush.

Nsical Edge Magazine Features Dr. Klein

January 25, 2012

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Dr. Klein is considered by Insical Edge Magazine as one of the top 40 dentists under 40 in the United States.Please Click on the image below to open a full size PDF. “To Chronicle the top dentists age 40 or younger, Incisal Edge solicited scores of nominations from dozens of industry leaders. These finalists were then evaluated – based on accomplishments, industry leadership and innovative execution.” It was a great honor to be selected and Dr. Klein spent the day with in New York during his rooftop photo shoot.

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