Bridging the dental labs and dentist

July 28, 2018

Dental labs play an important part in the workflow of any dentist and is required for quality products for the patients. Practical experience is gained in work placement laboratories where students produce appliances for patient treatments with minimal contact with clinics or dentists. There seems to be little provision to integrate education with dental undergraduates. […]

What to look for when searching for a Dental Lab?

June 29, 2018

As a dental lab in the US, we pride ourselves in being reputable both in quality and integrity. The highest regard in terms of manufacturing certifications available to dental laboratories are through the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The ISO develops standards through the consensus of standards organizations from more than 150 countries. These members […]

Lithium Discilicate, Emax, Lisi Press

April 23, 2018

 IPS e.max Lithium Disilicate Glass Ceramic   Introduction:   For more than thirty years, metal ceramic restorations have been considered the restorative materials of choice in dentistry.[1] Their good mechanical properties met the requirements of dental clinicians, while their reasonable esthetics satisfied the tastes of patients.   However, with patients’ increasing interest in life-looking restorations […]

Talon Occlusal Splints

April 23, 2018

Talon Occlusal Splint: A Must-Have Treatment Option for Every Dental Practice According to the Glossary of Prosthodontic Terms [8th ed.], “occlusal splint is defined as any removable artificial occlusal surface used for diagnosis or therapy affecting the relationship of the mandible to the maxilla. It may be used for occlusal stabilization, for treatment of temporomandibular […]

How to Find the Right Type of Denture

February 7, 2018

There’s a wide range of reasons you might be considering dentures. Whether it’s a cosmetic decision or to reduce pain in your mouth, finding the right type of dentures is key to help reduce problems in your mouth that you’re currently facing.

What Exactly are Crowns & Bridges?

September 26, 2017
dental crown and bridge

Crowns and bridges are both fixed prosthetic devices. They are used to cover damaged or weakened teeth or fill gaps where teeth are missing. They can also be used as a cosmetic option to give you a brighter fuller smile without gaps or broken teeth. Technology advancements have come a long way and laboratory made […]

Hawley Retainers or Begg Retainers – Which is Best for You?

August 3, 2017
orthodontic retainer

Choosing the correct type of retainer can be a tricky business. There are several options available, and each one has pros and cons associated with it. This article will go over the Hawley Retainer and the Begg Retainer. It will list pros and cons of each one, as well as who they are best suited […]

Choosing the Perfect Type of Dental Crown

May 31, 2017
dental crowns

A dental crown (often referred to as a crown – or a cap) is a tooth-restoring apparatus. Its applications are many. Primarily, a crown is used when a tooth is accidentally cracked, severely decayed to the point where fillings won’t suffice or when its cavities are so extensive that a large amount of it gets […]

6 Benefits of Getting a Hollywood Smile

March 21, 2017
Dental Veneers

The ‘Hollywood smile’ is associated with those perfect pearly whites flashed by celebrities. We see them planted all over magazines and TV – and it doesn’t take us long to realise that a sparkling set of pearly whites are often the secret behind a winning smile, not to mention those Hollywood good looks. Getting the […]

The Best Types of Fixed Restorative Dental Work

March 21, 2017
fixed restorative dental work

Natural teeth are meant to last you a lifetime. Unfortunately, this is not the case for most of us. Dentists work hard to preserve natural teeth by performing several restorative procedures that hide minor imperfections and strengthen the tooth. Preserving your teeth in the best possible way is an investment that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Because your teeth act as anchors for one another, one missing or detrimental tooth can affect your entire mouth.