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Dental Advances

CAD/CAM technology: In dentistry, CAD/CAM technology helps dentists and dental lab technicians specify precise shapes and sizes for the fabrication of dental restorations, including inlays, onlays, crowns and bridges. Dentists use CAD/CAM technology to provide you with durable, well-fitted single and multiple tooth restorations more efficiently than with traditional lab-fabricated restorations. (Read more)

Dental Lasers: Dental procedures may soon be performed quicker, more effectively and more comfortably thanks to the growing popularity of laser dentistry. Dentists may use dental lasers during a professional dental cleaning to remove tartar and as a replacement for the traditional root planing procedure, which is currently performed using a surgical instrument called a curette that can damage surrounding tissue.

New dental technologies: Advancements in dental technology can offer you modern solutions to traditional dental problems. There are many new dental technologies for your dentist to choose from, to provide more comfort during treatment, faster treatment and potentially greater accuracy in creating tooth restorations. (Read more)

Laser dentistry: Some view laser dentistry as a precise and effective way to perform many dental procedures. Those who want extreme safety and comfort may choose a laser dentistry option. The potential for laser dentistry to improve dental treatment comes from the precision with which lasers can treat a specific area, the control that laser dentists have over power output and the duration of exposure on oral tissues. (Read more)

Mouth Guards: A mouth guard (mouth protector) is a flexible custom fitted device worn over teeth during athletic and recreational activities to protect them from damage. A good-fitting mouth guard may be especially important if you wear braces, have fixed anterior bridgework or just want to protect your teeth/smile from potential trauma. (Read more)

Mouth Guards Cost: Properly maintaining, cleaning and caring for your mouth guard is important to help prevent infection and the spread of disease. This helps keep your teeth and gums healthy. How long a mouth guard lasts depends on its construction and use.

OraVerse: Thanks to a ground-breaking product recently introduced by Novalar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the effects of local dental anesthetics can now be reversed, enabling you to continue on with your day without limitations. (Read More)

Sedation Dentist: Sedation dentistry treatments should be performed under the guidance of a dentist and staff specifically trained in sedation procedures. In the case of oral conscious sedation, for example, such training typically involves between 18 and 25 hours of education.

Sedation dentistry: As the name implies, sedation dentistry is a technique of providing a relaxing, anxiety-free experience for people receiving dental treatment. Many dentists now offer sedation dentistry; however, the level of experience among dentists in sedation dentistry varies. (Read more)

Sedation Modalities: The sedative methods used for sedation dentistry vary in strength and purpose. Your dentist will select the sedation dentistry option that is best for you based on the treatments performed, how long these procedures will take and your level of anxiety. Although your dentist will ultimately determine what sedatives will be used, you can request stronger sedatives if you suffer from severe anxiety.

Sports Dentistry: Sports dentistry involves prevention of injury to the hard and soft tissues of the mouth, through the use of properly fitted mouth guards. Contrary to what you might think, sports dentistry is for everybody – not just professional athletes or those on college teams. (Read More)