Fixed and Removable Implants. Hybrid Prosthesis or fixed-detachable prosthesis is a combination of an implant-supported overdenture and an implant supported fixed bridge. Four to six implants are usually used and prosthesis is screwed onto the implants. The prosthesis is removable by your dentist but cannot be taken out by the patient.
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.
Benefits of Digital Radiography in Dentistry 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 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...
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.