Archive for 'Dental Technology' Category

The Legacy of Dr. Branemark

dental implants, Dental Technology

05/04/2015
You may not recognize the name of the Swedish orthopedic surgeon and medical researcher Per-Ingvar Branemark, who recently passed away at the age of 85 — but you’ve probably heard of his invention. Dr. Branemark is considered the father of the modern dental implant, one of the greatest advances in more...

Space Age Dentistry NOW!

Dental Technology

02/06/2010
Star Trek dentistry is here. Imagine going into a dental office because you've lost an old crown. Your dentist cleans the tooth up, freshens the edges, takes a wand, scans the tooth, it's image appears on a monitor. As he scans the tooth the information is simultaneously beamed to a more...

X-rays, Are They Safe and Necessary?

Dental Technology

02/05/2010
Dental x-rays are a safe, time-tested, and effective diagnostic tool that most dentists use once a year; however, this frequency can vary based upon your dental needs. The reason they are so vital is due to their ability to enable your dentist to “see” what is not readily visible. They more...

The Latest Trailblazer in Dentistry—Lasers

Dental Technology

02/05/2010
No longer reserved for science-fiction movies, lasers have revolutionized medicine and are now blazing new trails in dentistry. Ever since the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of lasers in dentistry in 1991 for soft tissue surgery, their acceptance and use continues to grow. Now lasers are used more...

NEW Technology helps your child’s teeth stay straight

Dental Technology, orthodontics

02/04/2010
Thousands of dollars after orthodontic treatment (braces) — they're finally off, the smile beautiful, the bite perfect. All you need to do is wear your retainer to ensure the great result stays that way and make sure the investment pays off. Your child needs to wear his retainer. Short of more...

Experience Less Postoperative Pain with Laser-Guided Dentistry

Dental Technology

02/04/2010
Since the mid-1960s, lasers have proven to be powerful surgical tools. The word “laser” is an acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation,” which means that the intense and narrow beam of light is of one wavelength. A medical laser device includes a source of electricity, mirrors to more...

Single-Visit Dentistry for Crowns, Onlays, and Veneers

Dental Technology

01/30/2010
Imagine going to a dental office because you've lost a crown and having the dentist clean up your tooth, freshen the edges, and take a wand to scan your tooth so that via CAD (Computer Aided Design) CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) technology he can make your new restoration. Here's how more...