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About Jeffery R Van Treese DDS

Dr. Van Treese graduated from Miami University, OH in 1982 and went on to Ohio State University where he graduated from the dental school in 1986. He served a general practice residency in 1987 and then came to Sidney to start his dental practice. 2012 marks his 25th year as a dentist in Sidney. He has been married to Libby since 1981 and they have four young adult children. The whole family is active in Tournament Water Skiing and they have won several national awards. They have one dog and three cats. Dr. Van Treese is very active in his church, where he is a Board member and past chairman of the Sidney First Methodist Church Foundation. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA with additional responsibilities to the YMCA Foundation Board. Dr. Van Treese was very active in helping to bring free dental care to the uninsured and under-insured to the Shelby County area by working with the free medical clinic Compassionate Care. He is just beginning a term on the Compassionate Care Board of Directors. He and some of our team members regularly volunteer their time to this great cause. For the past several years, he has been the local chairman for the Give Kids a Smile program, which is a national event held every February to bring free dental care to children who are uninsured. Many dental offices in our area participate in helping the children of Shelby and Miami County to begin on a journey towards great oral health for a lifetime. Continuing education is critical to providing the best care possible to our family of patients, and Dr. Van Treese not only takes many courses every year, he provides many opportunities for his team members to do the same. Recent courses he has taken include: Bruxism – New Treatments for Tooth Grinders Mini Implants for Complete and Partial Dentures Sleep Medicine and Dental Treatments Invisalign Orthodontics Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy Root Canals

Cosmetic Dentistry | What are Veneers?

July 10th, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in Cosmetic Dentistry | Dental Veneers | News - (0 Comments)
Porcelain Veneers

You can ask almost anyone, and they will tell you that they wish they could improve the appearance of their smile. Some people want whiter teeth, others want teeth that are longer, or to have that chipped tooth repaired. No matter what you want done, whitened teeth, a chipped tooth fixed, a gap closed, or …
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Orthodontics | What are Advantages of Invisalign?

June 27th, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in Cosmetic denistry | News - (0 Comments)
Invisalign Sidney Ohio

Are you interested in having straighter, more aesthetically pleasing, and healthier teeth? If so, you may be a candidate for Invisalign from Dr. Van Treese, DDS in Sidney, OH. You probably know what Invisalign is. It is a system of trays that works to correct your smile in a more sightly and comfortable way than …
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Oral Health | Take Care of Your Tooth Enamel

June 12th, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in News | Oral Health - (0 Comments)

Did you know that your tooth enamel is the hardest part of your body? Doesn’t that make you glad that it is protecting your pearly whites? However, while hard, your tooth enamel is actually very fragile, and needs to be treated with care.  There are many poor habits that people develop that can cause damage …
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Gum Disease | What Do Your Teeth Have In Common With Icebergs?

May 30th, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in Gum Disease | News - (0 Comments)
Periodontal Disease

Yes, that’s right, your teeth are similar to icebergs. That is, like icebergs, what you see is much smaller than what is below the surface (in your teeth’s case, it is the surface of your gums and not the surface of water). This means, in order to maintain proper dental health, you need to take …
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This Is Why Breakfast Is The Most Important Meal Of The Day

May 15th, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in Oral Health | Tooth decay - (0 Comments)
Healthy Breakfast Foods

Is breakfast really more important than all the other meals? Yes, because breakfast sets the tone for your day, and affects all your other meals and how they affect your health. Dr. Van Treese, in Sidney, OH, has your best overall health in mind. Therefore, Dr. Van Treese wants to ensure that you know exactly …
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Dental Health | What’s Wrong With Gum?

May 1st, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)
Chewing Gum

Could chewing gum actually be good for your oral health? Truth is, it depends what kind of gum you are chewing. If the gum is full of sugar, forget about it. But, if the gum you are chewing is sugar-free, it can actually have many benefits to your oral health. After all, in our last …
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Oral Hygiene | Avoiding Halitosis (Bad Breath)

April 19th, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in News | Oral Health - (0 Comments)
Halitosis

How many people suffer from chronic halitosis (bad breath) in the US? The answer to this question is: Somewhere between 35% and 45% of the total population, or 80 million people. Halitosis, better known as bad breath, is triggered by anaerobic bacteria that excretes sulfur compounds. In layman’s terms, bad breath is typically caused by …
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Gum Disease | Maintain The Health Of Your Gums

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in Gum Disease | News | Oral Health - (0 Comments)
Gum Disease

Do you have healthy gums, or not? You may not have the slightest clue about the health of your gums—but you should. In Dr. Van Treese’s last blog article, he introduced the importance of healthy gums, and what other health issues can stem from gum disease. Knowing the health of your gums is not always …
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Periodontal Disease | Do You Have Embarrassing Gums?

March 20th, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in Gum Disease | News | Oral Health - (0 Comments)

Good oral hygiene practices include visiting your dentist, and keeping your teeth in good condition, right? Right! But it also includes a bit more.  Keeping your teeth in good condition is just half the battle of maintaining good oral health. Your gums, and what lies underneath your gums, are also important to your oral health.  …
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Cosmetic Dentistry | Teeth Whitening Options

March 6th, 2017 | Posted by Jeffery R Van Treese DDS in Cosmetic Dentistry | News - (0 Comments)
Teeth Whitening

In our previous blog post, Dr. Van Treese discussed many of the common causes of tooth discoloration. It is important to know why your teeth are discolored so you know what kind of treatment will work for you. Below, Dr. Van Treese, located at 2627 Broadway Ave., outlines the many options available for teeth whitening. …
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