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Tag Archives: Restorative dentistry
Be afraid. Be very afraid. (Seriously, this is NOT for the squeamish.)) The “monster cavity” is just the beginning. That filling in it? “Silver” only by color and name. Dental amalgam is actually about 50% mercury. And it’s being removed … Continue reading
Let’s face it: Periodontal treatment is expensive. And considering how many people suffer from some degree of gum disease – up to 75% of the US adult population – it’s an expense that lots of us may face at some … Continue reading
It’s easy to understand why dental implants appeal. Aesthetically and functionally, they seem the next best thing to natural teeth. You don’t have to take them out or use special tools to clean them, and they last a long … Continue reading
The conclusion of dental materials expert Jess Clifford’s talk on biocompatibility testing (see part one here):
Dental materials experct Jess Clifford gives an overview of biocompatibility testing:
Cosmetic dentistry has its place, but as we’ve written before, it’s too often overdone, with aesthetics taking a backseat to health. Recently, we ran across a similar critique, written by a dental consultant for the Faculty Dental Journal. We think … Continue reading