Dr. Hale's Blog

Dr. Ken Hale

My name is Dr. Ken Hale. I am a dentist and the managing partner of Dansville Dental Professionals. My wife Dr. Kathleen and I have been married 35 years, have raised 4 children, including a dentist, and have been practicing in Dansville for 33 years.

Dentistry has provided a wonderful opportunity for me to have a positive impact on the lives of others. After 30 years of actively practicing the profession and managing a dental practice, I have information and stories to share which will benefit many readers.

The internet allows the opportunity to have a two-way conversation with the public. The idea here is to offer helpful information, present topics for discussion, and respond to questions from our patients. If you have any topics you would like covered, or general questions that may be helpful to others, please write to Dr. Ken Hale at the following address: frontdesk@dansvilledental.com.


Special-Need and Autistic Dental Patients

Parents of autistic and other special-needs children face many challenges; one of them should not be finding good dental care….

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How to Save Money on Dentistry

How to Save Money on Dentistry

The cost of everything is going up! Food, gasoline, utilities, even Amazon Prime. So, how can you save money on…

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The Top 3 Things You Need to Know about Dental Health

1 – Bleeding Gums is serious trouble. Healthy gums don’t bleed. Bleeding when brushing or flossing is not normal. Long…

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8 Questions To Ask Your Implant Surgeon

Dental implants are the most significant advancement in dentistry in recent history. Dental implants offer patients and dentists an excellent,…

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How to switch to a new dentist

Why Bigger is Sometimes Better – Part Three – Should My Dentist be Happy!

I find it amusing when I overhear patients ask my assistant if I’m in a good mood as they are…

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Why Bigger is Sometimes Better – Part Two

In part one of this three-part series, I discussed the key consumer advantages of value and convenience and emergency assistance…

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Why Bigger is Sometimes Better for the Patient – Part One

Today’s dental patient has several choices with respect to choosing a dental care provider.  One of the choices pertains to…

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Which Electric Toothbrush is Best?

One of the more common dental questions I receive from patients is, “Should I get an electric toothbrush, and which…

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My Story – a Calling

Patients and colleagues often ask me, “How did you choose dentistry?” My story begins with a ten-year old boy. My…

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