Many dentists have made the switch from traditional film to digital X-Rays, which reduce radiation exposure by up to 70 percent. This is good news for patients.
3D guides greatly reduce the impacts of surgery, namely post-operative swelling and discomfort.
This patient had braces for about a year and a half but gaps still existed which made him self conscious about his smile. He wanted a look that would fill those gaps and form a more uniform look.
A dental crown is a porcelain or metal fitting that covers a damaged or missing tooth. As well as matching up with existing teeth, a crown provides strength for the tooth it covers, and protects it from further damage.
Our dental assistant, Sydney, was unsatisfied with her smile. She wanted to decrease the size of her two front teeth and thought her canines looked too sharp.
Teeth can be damaged or lost outright, leading to discolouration and unsightly gaps. In these cases dental implants and implant crowns can be excellent options for returning a smile to its former glory.
I like to think that my insights offer a good perspective on the issues affecting our oral health. In the course of writing I find that several topics continue to surface. Notable among them: acid and acid erosion.
No one likes a cavity. They aren’t any fun and they don’t feel good. And there’s worse news still: did you know that even after you’ve had a cavity filled you can still have another cavity on that tooth?