Porcelain Materials
Jun07

Porcelain Materials

Porcelain Materials . 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.

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Stem Cells in Dentistry
May31

Stem Cells in Dentistry

Stem Cells in Dentistry. 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...

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Porcelain Veneers and Your Smile
May31

Porcelain Veneers and Your Smile

Porcelain Veneers and 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.

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Antibiotics in Dentistry
Apr08

Antibiotics in Dentistry

Antibiotics in Dentistry. Studies show that antibiotic treatment in association with having impacted third molars removed has several benefits. Oral Surgery Extractions Patients experience lower incidence of post-surgical infections Decrease likelihood of developing ‘dry socket’ Less pain Less...

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Mouth Guards in Sports
Apr04

Mouth Guards in Sports

Mouth Guards in Sports . According to the National Youth Sports Foundation for Safety, a young athlete is 60x more likely to sustain damage to the mouth and teeth when not wearing an athletic mouth guard. In the book Text and Color Atlas of Traumatic Injuries to the Teeth, the authors list 8 functions of a mouth guard

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