Restorative Dentistry


Cell Phones and Metal Dental Implants Don’t Mix

Cell Phones and Metal Dental Implants Don’t Mix

Cell Phone Use Increases Health Risks for Metallic Dental Implant Patients Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) or the invisible radiation which is continuously emitted from cell phones, cell phone towers, wireless Internet, power lines, household electrical wiring and elsewhere is now being implicated in a growing number of serious symptoms, including headaches, unexplained fatigue and even mental confusion. These types of adverse effects can happen to anyone,...

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Dental Ceramics and Radiation Levels

Dental Ceramics and Radiation Levels

Are Ceramic Dental Implants Radioactive? Almost every element in nature has some measure of radioactivity associated with it including seemingly innocuous elements such as water, milk, vegetables and meat. So it is not surprising to learn that many materials used in dentistry today have some level of radioactivity including Zirconium based implants. By looking at the chart below you can see that Zirconium can contain...

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Root Canal Fails Again

Root Canal Fails Again

This patient came into the office complaining of sensitivity and only a small amount of pain due to the fact that the tooth’s nerve had been removed and was no longer registering pain. This case clearly highlights the fact that root canal treated teeth are dead, embalmed teeth that can lead to serious jaw bone infections. As you will see on the X-ray and by...

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Save on CEREC Restorations and 3D Cone Beam Scans

Hi! I hope the summer has been treating you well! We’ve been slammed at the office and I’ve fallen behind on our newsletter, but I have some exciting news to share that you might be able to benefit from. (As a side note, most of this pertains to people in our area. I will be writing another article in the coming days with some news...

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Notice the More Conservative Use of Materials, Which preserves Surrounding Teeth

The Difference Between Dental Bridges

What’s a dental bridge? It’s a single unit that replaces one or more missing teeth by attaching a prosthetic to teeth adjacent to the missing tooth (or teeth). Pretty simple right? You’re missing a tooth, so you put in a bridge. End of story. Right…..? Well, not exactly. Not all bridges are made the same. Some are made from noble metals (like gold), some are...

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