How To Properly Maintain Porcelain Crowns
1 April 2015
Dental crowns are designed to restore the structural stability of your teeth, and once installed allow you to continue eating and perform other mouth related activities as you have before. However, crowns will not last forever, and porcelain crowns in particular will degrade over time; this means that they will have to be repaired or replaced. By taking proper care of your newly installed porcelain crown, you can extend the lifespan of your porcelain crown.
Pediatric Dentistry 101: Making Kids Love The Dental Chair
18 March 2015
Many parents dread taking their children to the dentist; children's fears, while they may be based in the fear of the unknown, can make a dental appointment difficult to complete. Some children fight back, cry, scream, or struggle, and that's difficult for dentists and parents to cope with.
There are a few ways to help in this situation, and both dentists and parents should consider taking steps to reduce children's fears.
Amazing Porcelain: From Dental Repairs To Toilet Bowls - Porcelain Gets The Job Done
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.
Getting Braces: Which Type Is Right For You?
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, 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.