Dentistry 101: The Art of Dental Crown Preparation

August 25, 2023

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A 3D generated model of a dental crown being placed

Dentistry is often referred to as the profession closest to the intersection of art and science. To be successful, your dentist needs years of medical knowledge to perform treatments and artistic talents such as steady hands, an eye for aesthetics and symmetry, and the ability to distinguish shades of the same color.

In the case of dental crowns, much of this knowledge is put to the test.

Continue reading to find out how this treatment works, and how a skilled dentist restores teeth with precision and grace using dental crowns.


Are Dental Implants Immune to Cavities?

August 11, 2023

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Dental implants are regarded as the best way to replace missing teeth because they look and function just like the real thing. A patient can smile at everyone they pass by without anyone realizing that they have dental implants. This might lead some people to ask, since dental implants are so much like real teeth, are they susceptible to cavities? Read on to find out the answer.


How to Save Yourself From Dental Emergencies This Summer

July 28, 2023

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If you’re going on a trip this summer, you’re giving yourself an excellent opportunity to experience something new or just take a load off. However, you also put yourself at risk for dental emergencies—serious oral health problems that require immediate professional attention.

If you want to prevent dental emergencies from cropping up, there are a few things you can do to protect yourself. Here are some examples.


Why Do Dentists Need to Take X-rays?

July 5, 2023

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If you’ve been to a dental exam any time in the last few decades, you’re probably familiar with dental X-rays and how they’re used. Imaging technology just gets more and more advanced over time, which gives your dentist even more options to diagnose increasingly complicated issues.

However, if you’re someone who is a little bit put off by the idea of X-rays, you may wonder what it is that makes them absolutely necessary. Here’s why it’s so important for your dentist to be able to see what’s going on inside your teeth.


Can Exercise Relieve Sleep Apnea Symptoms?

June 28, 2023

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Lack of sleep can take its toll on your everyday life. Whether it’s waking up feeling exhausted and moody or forgetting daily tasks, it can seem like a never-ending cycle. When it feels impossible to get the rest you need, you might consider how exercise can reduce sleep apnea symptoms. Find out how increasing your steps and upping your heart rate can make a big difference when it comes to getting the sleep you need.


How to Handle a Dental Emergency While Working Overseas

June 9, 2023

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Living abroad has its perks. Not only do you get to experience a different culture, but life in another city or country can help you to better understand how other parts of the world work. While establishing yourself in this new location, you may be looking at researching the various places to see and visit but are you also looking for professionals who can take care of you if something happens? Find out how you should plan to handle a dental emergency should you be living outside the United States.


Teeth Whitening vs. Veneers: Which Is Best for You?

May 25, 2023

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Do you struggle to smile confidently because your teeth have a yellow tinge? If so, you’ll be happy to know that there are several cosmetic dental treatments that can restore your bright, white smile. Two of the most popular are teeth whitening and veneers, but how are they different? And, perhaps more importantly, how do you know which one is better for you? Read on for some helpful information on the topic!


3 Procedures You May Need Before Getting Dental Implants

April 5, 2023

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patient viewing x-ray with dentists

If you’re missing teeth, dental implants are a great option. Dental implants are artificial tooth roots made of titanium that are surgically placed into the jawbone to support replacement teeth or bridges. They offer a natural look and can last for decades with proper care. However, some patients may require preparatory procedures before receiving implants to ensure successful placement. Keep reading as we discuss three preliminary procedures that may be necessary before getting dental implants.


3 Signs That You Could Benefit from Veneers

March 31, 2023

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young adult with a beautiful smile

You may recognize veneers from TV, magazines, and Hollywood red carpets, but ordinary people of all kinds can benefit from what they have to offer. These thin shells of porcelain can be used to address a wide variety of cosmetic issues, so if you have something that’s bothered you for years, they may be able to help you. Here are a few signs that you could potentially benefit from getting veneers.


Could Cosmetic Dentistry Help You?

March 8, 2023

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Young adult with a beautiful smile

Cosmetic dentistry is incredibly powerful, capable of taking a set of less-than-stellar teeth and transforming them into the smile of your dreams. Many people see what cosmetic dentistry is capable of and think that it’s just for celebrities, or for people who have serious issues with their teeth.

In reality, there are all kinds of people who can benefit from cosmetic dentistry. Here are some common cosmetic dental treatments, and what kinds of issues they can address.

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