Month: June 2015

The Advantages Of White Fillings

For 150 years silver amalgam fillings were the most common dental filling used. But since their inception, worries regarding their mercury content marred their existence. Although they have proven to be stable and long-lasting, they still weren’t the “perfect” filling due to the mercury content, their color, and other issues. Since then, composite resin fillings… Read more »

Dental Crowns For Restoring Your Teeth

There are a variety of dental restoration techniques: veneers, dental bonding, inlays, onlays, fillings, crowns. You probably know what a filling is because 90 percent of the population has at least one filling. Inlays and onlays are a type of filling, too. Bonding is a dental technique that utilizes composite resin material, and veneers are… Read more »

The Art Of Fabricating Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are a thin layer of material placed over the front of a tooth to cover imperfections and discolorations. They date back to 1928 when a California dentist invented them to cover actors’ teeth. They were a temporary fix, temporarily cemented to the front of the person’s teeth. It wasn’t until the introduction of… Read more »

A Whiter Smile

Whitening is the most common dental treatment to improve your smile. It’s fast, easy, safe, and effective. There are several tooth whitening options available. For instance, you can purchase over-the-counter tooth whitening kits at your neighborhood drugstore. You can get a professional whitening treatment at your dentist, or most dentists even offer take-home whitening kits…. Read more »