Traditionally, getting a dental crown meant scheduling multiple appointments with a dentist over the course of several weeks. Today, thanks to the accessibility of high-tech instruments like CAD/CAM design, in-house milling machines, and advanced digital impression systems, that process has been conveniently shortened to just one appointment. Read on to learn four interesting facts you likely didn’t know about same-day dental crowns.
Every year, new technology emerges that streamlines and advances dental treatments, providing higher quality results for patients and superior precision and workflow for dental teams. One of these devices is the SprintRay Pro95 S, which is a 3D printer specially designed for practices to provide customized, expert-crafted oral appliances. Read on to learn what this state-of-the-art technology can do for you as a patient, as well as your family dental office.
Q: My dentist said I needed to have my wisdom teeth taken out. But they don’t hurt, so why remove them?
A: There are a great deal of opinions of whether wisdom teeth should be removed and when. It looks like we humans are evolving past wisdom teeth. Most of us do not seem to have enough room in the jaw for a third set of molars.
Many of us have several New Year’s resolutions that we’d like to tackle this year, but whether you’re trying to lose a few pounds or land a big promotion at work, one resolution you should aim to achieve is maintaining excellent oral health. And by doing this, you can easily create a winning situation for both your smile and your wallet. Keep reading to learn more from your dentist about how you can establish a few resolutions for the new year that are centered around achieving a healthy and brighter smile.