Category: Restorative Dentistry

Want Fewer Appointments to Get Your Dental Crown?

Who doesn’t want to get things done faster? With so many modern conveniences available to you in your life, it really stands out when something is slow. That’s the traditional dental crown process. Conventional dental crowns are made by taking measurements of your teeth and sending them off to a lab for fabrication. In the… Read more »

Repair Tooth Structure After Cavities

Your teeth are tough and durable. Since you only have one set of adult teeth for life, they have to be. Part of what makes teeth so resilient is their structure. The sensitive, vulnerable parts of your teeth are encased in a hard, mineral structure known as “enamel.” The enamel of your teeth acts as… Read more »

How CAD Technology Influences Dentistry

Computer-Aided Design technology, or “CAD,” can be used to create accurate 3D models. This technology is most often applied to the fields of architecture and engineering, where precision is incredibly valuable and important. Precision is important to the quality of dental care that you receive as well. Did you know that CAD technology has actually… Read more »

The Advantages of Digitally Imaged Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are pieces of dental ceramic that look like teeth, and that fit neatly over the top of a tooth. Dental crowns can be used as part of a number of different procedures to help repair and protect your teeth. The only drawback to dental crowns is the length of the treatment timetable associated… Read more »

Is There An Invisible Cavity Solution?

Cavities can be embarrassing. They are literal black marks on your teeth that pose health risks and do cosmetic damage at the same time. Cavities will continue to get worse until you seek treatment for them, but you don’t want to end up with a filling that screams to the world, “Here’s where my cavity… Read more »

Tooth Fillings Are an Important Restorative Step

Of all the procedures that you may need to fix a damaged tooth, tooth fillings are the simplest. The need for a filling can be identified and often administered in a single office visit. They typically don’t come with much discomfort, and in some cases, patients may not even need anesthetic to receive their dental… Read more »

Same-Day Dental Crowns Simplify Treatment

A dental crown is rarely a stand-alone treatment. Crowns are used to protect a vulnerable or damaged tooth. They can also be used in conjunction with a dental implant to replace a missing tooth. However, in all of those instances, you need some other form of treatment before you can receive a crown. Tooth decay,… Read more »

CEREC Dental Technology Is Something to See

Technological innovations have made so many aspects of dentist visits better. However, in the last 20 years, the advancement in CEREC (Chairside Economic Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics) technology has provided perhaps the greatest leap in convenience for patients. This incredible machine can shape dental ceramics in a matter of minutes. That means your dentist can… Read more »

Are You Reluctant to Receive a Tooth Filling?

For many people, dentist visits aren’t just another agenda item. Some people struggle with making appointments because of negative past experiences. Some people just put the appointments off because they’re inconvenient. That can make it difficult to seek treatment for problems like cavities. Cavities are serious oral health problems that will get worse over time…. Read more »

Show Your Damaged Tooth a Little Love

It’s the season of love, and while you may be sharing the occasion with a significant other, you can’t forget to show yourself some love. If you have a severely damaged tooth, you may not know what you can do to fix the problem. Talking to your dentist is always the first step. You may… Read more »