DENTIST DAY



Updated On Wednesday, September 19, 2018 12:01:34 PM

If You Need A Dental Crown This Is Probably The Best Choice

Getting a crown has long been known to be a two-visit dental experience. Lots of people have no idea that this is not the case with same day crowns. For our lucky patients, getting a crown only takes one visit!

The Old Fashion Two-Visit Way

At the first visit, impressions are taken of the tooth and the impression is sent out to a lab so that your permanent crown can be made. Many people do not like the goopy impression materials that can make them gag which takes up to 5 minutes in their mouth to set.

Then your tooth is shaved down so that your crown can be placed on top of it. Then you receive a short-term crown cemented over the shaved tooth to hold you over till your long-term crown arrives from the laboratory. Then later, you need to go back to the dentist, have the temporary crown removed and the new crown placed on your tooth





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Same Day Teeth Restorations

CEREC stands for CERamic REConstruction and is a tool in our office that can take accurate digital images of areas requiring restoration and produce the suitable restoration on the spot.

With our CEREC cad/cam machine, you can have your crown or other restoration finished in simply one visit. We will create and custom fit your tooth precisely with our computer system milling unit right in the office. You no longer have to have a temporary crown or wait weeks for the laboratory to produce your crown.

CEREC can be used in a broad range of indications: inlays, onlays, partial crowns, posterior crowns, anterior crowns and veneers.


Dental Procedures That May Be Available

A range of dental treatments may be available for our local patients. Our goal is to supply a warm and reassuring environment for your dental experience, whether you are visiting us for the very first time for a dental evaluation and cleaning, or you are returning to complete your cosmetic smile makeover.

The procedures shown below are a sample of what we may provide:

  • Dental Crowns

  • Dental Implants

  • Teeth Whitening

  • Total & Partial Dentures

  • Dental Bonding

  • TMJ Treatments

  • Periodontal Disease

  • Porcelain Veneers

  • Dental Bridges

  • Root Canal Therapy

  • Fillings


Today's Topic Has To Do With:

Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease)

Gum disease is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth. Because gum disease is typically pain-free, you may not know you have it. Also referred to as periodontal disease, gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky film of bacteria that is constantly forming on our teeth.

Here are couple warning signs that can indicate an issue:

  • gums that bleed too quickly.

  • red, swollen, tender gums.

  • gums that have pulled away from the teeth.

  • persistent foul breath or bad taste.

  • permanent teeth that are separating or loose.

  • any change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite.

  • any difference in the fit of partial dentures.


There are many factors that increase the danger of establishing gum disease including smoking cigarettes, pregnancy, and diabetes. It is essential to go to your dentist if you believe you have gum disease because the earlier you treat it the better.

The early stage of gum disease is called gingivitis. If you have gingivitis, your gums might end up being red, swollen and bleed quickly. At this phase, the disease is still reversible and can usually be removed by a professional cleaning at your dental office, followed by day-to-day flossing and brushing.

Advanced gum disease is called periodontitis. Chronic periodontitis can cause the loss of bone and tissue that support the teeth and it may end up being more extreme with time. If it does, your teeth will feel loose and begin moving around in your mouth. It normally becomes worse slowly, however there can be periods of rapid progression.

Aggressive periodontitis is a highly destructive form of periodontal disease that takes place in patients who are otherwise healthy. Common features include rapid loss of bone and tissue and might take place in some areas of the mouth, or in the entire mouth.

Research between systemic diseases and periodontal diseases is ongoing. While a link is not conclusive, some studies show that severe periodontal disease may be associated with a number of other health conditions such as stroke or diabetes.

Regular dental examinations and gum examinations are extremely important. The treatment techniques that most dental practitioners diagnose will rely on the type of disease and how far the condition has actually progressed. Excellent dental care in your home is essential to help keep periodontal disease from ending up being more serious or recurring.


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