Not Your Mother’s Cosmetic Dentistry

At least once per day, my team and I hear some variant of the following question:  “I want to upgrade my smile – what are my options?”  Twenty years ago, the answer was believed to be simple:  cosmetic veneers.  If someone wanted to refresh the appearance of their teeth, most dentists automatically said, “Well, let’s … Continued

Is Dentistry Becoming a Commodity?

Over the past couple of decades, an argument can be made that the world at large has become more commoditized.  Never before have so many goods been so readily available for consumption, and never before has the competition in the marketplace been so fierce.  Gone are the days of small-town commerce, where demand for a … Continued

Supporting Cabot-Owned Businesses Pays Dividends

Never before in our history as a civilization have we been afforded so many choices when it comes to commerce. In days past, if one needed a hammer, one visited the local hardware store. If one needed shoes, then visiting the local shoe store was the obvious choice. Nowadays, the market for nearly every good … Continued

Use It or Lose It!

For those who invest in dental insurance month after month, I have an announcement to make: you have less than two months to use your insurance benefits to the fullest prior to the end of the year! Otherwise, if this year’s benefits aren’t used prior to December 31st, then they’ll be lost. Insurance companies, however, … Continued

Your Guide to Navigating a Changing Dental Economy

You might be surprised to learn that rather than fear or anxiety, the most common sentiment I encounter among my patients, and the community at large, as it pertains to visiting the dentist is confusion.  For a variety of reasons, it’s becoming less and less clear what to expect leading up to, during, and following … Continued

Eating Right: For Your Teeth AND For Your Waistline!

Summer time is upon us!  For many of us, it’s the season of panicked trips to the gym and fad diets prior to hitting the beach.  For most, however, it’s too little, too late.  While it’s certainly possible to quickly shed weight before a deadline, such an approach isn’t sustainable.  This usually results in a … Continued

Dentistry is Changing (For the Better!)

One of the few constants anymore is that life, in all its facets, can be expected to change at a more rapid pace with each passing year. Technology is ever-evolving, and, in many ways, it has rendered our everyday lives largely unrecognizable from how they were even a decade ago. While the merits of this … Continued

A Cabot Homecoming

Hello Cabot! My name is Dr. Alex Sharp, and I am a dentist, as well as a Cabot native. My wife, Lizzy, and I are both 2007 graduates of Cabot High School, as well as 2011 graduates of UCA. After working around various parts of central Arkansas for the past several years, we are overjoyed … Continued
Sharp Family Dentistry

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