The word “Zirconia” is derived from Zirconium Oxide, a white powdered ceramic metal like substance to craft frameworks for crowns, bridges and other dental substructures. It is significantly utilized in superficial dentistry to ensure restoration of a whiter appearance and translucency of the tooth. Zirconium crowns are the ideal solution to several dental issues caused [...] ... [Read article]Sep 12, 2014 07:41 AM
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No doubt you listened to the radio or television news today with a double take whut-What? There’s a Yale study that just came out which links the incidence of meningiomas to the frequency of dental radiographs taken during childhood? Your gentle ionizing beam of extrasensory perception is….BEING CRITICIZED? Yes, yes it is. But have no fear, because the research, my friend, is also having its validity questioned. Supposedly there’s a significant likelihood of being diagnosed with a benign brain tumor if you grew up going to the dentist regularly and having periodic x-rays. This tumor, called a meningioma, is usually asymptomatic, and the vast majority of the time is discovered only when a person has a routine CT scan.
I can’t recall how many times I have treated a dental emergency stemming from a cracked tooth brought on by an “eating mishap.” Often my patients will state in earnest that they were just eating a salad or something soft when they noticed a chunk of tooth missing or a sharp shard of enamel that [...] ... [Read article]Sep 6, 2014 11:46 PM
Every so often, technological advances allow public health officials opportunities to make major progress in stemming the tide of a chronic disease. One recent advance, the Virtual Dental Home (VDH), has been tested in California over the past three years, and the program’s success in reaching underserved children and other populations to prevent and treat [...] ... [Read article]Aug 29, 2014 03:52 PM
Two and a half years in, I think I must be close to being the world expert on wearing Invisalign. I was undoubtedly the most complicated case that my orthodontist had ever taken on when I started, and I believe I’m still his longest running case. Most of his patients swan in and out of his [...] ... [Read article]Aug 24, 2014 07:26 PM