Amazing Porcelain: From Dental Repairs To Toilet Bowls - Porcelain Gets The Job Done

Posted on: 26 February 2015

If your dentist has suggested that you have a porcelain crown installed on one of your decayed teeth, then you might be wondering about the porcelain used in dentistry. After all, isn't porcelain used in easily breakable china plates and to make toilet bowls? The answer to both is yes. However, it is also true that not all porcelain is created equal.  What is Porcelain? Porcelain is material that is made by firing kaolin clay in a kiln. [Read More]

Getting Braces: Which Type Is Right For You?

Posted on: 17 February 2015

In the past, there was one option for braces, but today there are many different solutions to correct crooked teeth. If you are considering braces, check out these four common options and determine which is best for you. Traditional Braces Traditional braces, or metal braces, are the original. They have stainless steel metal brackets and wires that, when tightened, push teeth into the correct position. Although newer metal braces are smaller than braces of the past, they are still the most noticeable type of braces, making many people feel self-conscious. [Read More]

3 Reasons To Choose A Pediatric Dentist

Posted on: 3 February 2015

Far too many people avoid going to the dentist because of horrible childhood memories of painful fillings and agonizing root canals. For kids today, there's a solution to this problem: pediatric dentistry. Pediatric dentists specials in treating children, so they are equipped to keep kids smiling and happy. There are three big reasons to choose a pediatric dentist for your kids. Catch Dental Problems Early Oral disease is incredibly common in children, occurring five times more frequently than asthma. [Read More]

Four Excellent Resources For People Who Cannot Afford Dental Care

Posted on: 17 December 2014

People that cannot afford dental care or do not have insurance often feel helpless if an emergency or mandatory dental procedure arises. Yet, there are many low- and no-cost options for people that cannot afford dental services. Here are four excellent resources. Dental Schools Nearly all states have dental schools connected to public or private universities. Traditionally, these dental schools have four-year-long curricula and award graduating students with doctorates in either dental surgery or dental medicine. [Read More]