Ellis General Dentistry

Dennis W. Ellis, DDS, PA

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Tis the Season

  It’s the Christmas season! We have the office decorated with green wreathes, light-up snowmen, and a tiny Christmas tree decked out in bright, shiny ornaments. Christmas is one of my favorite times of the year. My faith plays a big part of why I love it so much, but I also enjoy this season because of how it seems…

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Love Story

I’m getting married.  I am getting married to a chef.  It’s funny how things turn out in the end, when you find the man of your dreams at 40 years of age.  We are hitching in November when the air is cool and things are turning colors.  Life has turned for me, since finding Adam.  Who ever knew that I…

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Dental Humor

 Every profession has its jokes. Dental jokes, unlike others which can be insulting or disgusting, are generally clean and fun. Please enjoy some laughs with these and if you have a good one, we’d love to hear it. But, be kind to your dentist, he has fillings too!   “Happiness is your dentist telling you it won’t hurt and then…

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Facts about Flouride

   FACTS ABOUT FLUORIDATION OF COMMUNITY WATER SUPPLIES Fluoridation of community water supplies is the single most effective public health measure to prevent dental decay. • Throughout more than 60 years of research and practical experience, the overwhelming weight of credible scientific evidence has consistently indicated that fluoridation of community water supplies is safe. • The Centers for Disease Control…

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Thoughts Of An Undergrad

          Hello! My name is Lucia and many of you probably haven’t seen me in the office. I volunteer at the dental office about once a week on Tuesday afternoons, and I am currently a sophomore undergraduate at UNC.           I started out as a patient of Dr. Ellis’ and Dr. Winokur’s…

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The Front Office

  The alarm sounds before the sun has a chance to chase the moon away.   It’s dark outside. Cold. I’m sleepy. I have never woken up this early in my life for an activity. I have always been a sleeper; deep in my sheets with no light allowed to enter my room until I let it.  I have a new…

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Welcome!

Hello and welcome to our blog! Here you will find posts about our practice, information about new dental techniques and services, links to dental journals and associations, and maybe even a post or two about what our staff likes to do in their free time! Keep checking back for regular posts from Dr. Ellis, Dr. Winokur, and some of our…

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