April 1st, 2021

April is National Facial Protection Month & Youth Sports Safety Month

Did you know that 5 million teeth are knocked out every year in sports?  As we return to outdoor sports and other activities, April is an appropriate time to remind you about the importance of taking a few precautions to preserve your teeth and be protected from facial injuries, whether at a practice, at a […]

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March 24th, 2021

What training is required to become a dentist?

All dentists are required to complete a very similar and regimented education pathway to obtain a general dentist license. Dentists are required to successfully complete and obtain a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college/university. The acceptance requirements of most dental schools is so high, most dentists have to graduate from college in the top 10% […]

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March 7th, 2021

All About Dental Implants

What is a Dental Implant? A dental implant, most simply stated, is a prosthetic root replacement. Let me better explain; a natural tooth is composed of two key components–the crown and the root. The crown is the visible part of the tooth above the gums and jaw bone. The root is the non-visible portion of […]

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February 8th, 2021

Referring a Family Member or Friend

In life we often need the help or services of others. That help or service can be a variety of things, it can be: an attorney, a CPA, a mechanic, a physician, a daycare, a dentist, a building, a repairman, etc. What makes this hard is knowing if the person we’re hiring is really good […]

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February 8th, 2021

Why Working as a Team is Important

Most of the time solving complex and difficult problems requires the joint effort of the greatest minds. We see this all the time. One that is very relatable is medicine and cancer treatment. When one gets the unfortunate diagnosis of cancer their case is usually evaluated by a team of experts to determine the best […]

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January 19th, 2021

About Dr. Michael Lynn Gurney

Hi my name is Michael Lynn Gurney. Those that know me well call me Lynn, as that is what I grew up going by. My father’s name is Michael and my mom decided that if there were two Michaels in the family I should go by my middle name. I was born and raised in […]

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