If you have a broken tooth, then your dentist may suggest the placement of a dental crown to repair it. This is best to restore the function, appearance, and shape of the tooth. The dental professional will shape your tooth and then create a mold. It will be sent to a laboratory where a more durable wax mold is created, and the crown is then fabricated. Most crowns are made to fit perfectly on the teeth, but some complications can still arise with the devices.
5 March 2015
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 17,000 people in the United States suffer from hemophilia. People with the disease can bleed for a long time after an injury, which increases the risk of complications after certain invasive procedures. As such, people with hemophilia must carefully consider the additional risks dental implant surgery can pose. Find out how hemophilia affects your body, and learn more about the precautions you should take if your dentist recommends dental implants.
23 February 2015
Your teeth are strong, but it's still possible to damage them. If your teeth get cracked, chipped, or even broken, they will need to be repaired by your dentist. Dental crowns are a common way that dentists repair damaged teeth. Here's what you need to know about them. How do teeth get damaged? There are many ways that your teeth can get damaged. Some of them are preventable, but others are not.
10 February 2015
Dental implant success rates have risen in the past few years as advances have been made. Despite these advances, however, implant failure is still present. Studies have shown that most patients who smoke have higher rates of implant complications than non-smokers. Other common problems for avid smokers are outlined below, as well as tips for what you can do to decrease the likelihood of experiencing implant problems. Complications During Surgery
30 January 2015
Since they arrived on the scene, dental implants have helped thousands of people restore the beauty and function of their smiles. Like most everything else in life, the technology continues to evolve and there are several advancements that promise to make dental implants easier, safer and faster to do. Here's a brief outline of a few of these improvements that may be coming to a dentist's office near you. Bone Regenerating Implant Posts
22 January 2015