Today dentists use a new generation of porcelain materials for fabricating crowns, veneers and inlays. These new materials allow dentists to bond the restoration to the tooth, like a fusion of two objects, which provides superior strength, fracture resistance and retention.
Benefits of digital radiography for the dentist’s office include improved comfort of intra-oral (photos taken inside the mouth) X-rays, and less cranial exposure to radiation. Digital images are also easily stored on a computer and can be transferred to different dentists or orthodontists for referrals.
Stem cells are a type of universal cell that can morph into other types of tissue. One of the easiest sources of stem cells turn out to be in the pulp tissue of teeth. Exfoliated deciduous teeth are the most natural and noninvasive sources to harvest stem cells. The known but limited regenerative capacity of the pulp has been attributed to the function of the dental stem cells. Stem cell research in mice has proven successful in...
Are you happy with your smile? There is a solution – porcelain veneers. Veneers are very effective at covering up a variety of dental problems that may cause you unhappiness or embarrassment. Veneers can be used to mask tooth discoloration, repair teeth that are worn down, chipped, broken, and even improve the appearance of teeth that are misaligned or have gaps between them.
Dr. Ilya Zak is offering a Complimentary Prophylaxis Dental Cleaning for New Patients