Dentistry (others)

ID: 7500
BruxZir Crown

Dental Crowns are used to strengthen teeth that have been weakened by damage, cavities, or fractures. They help improve your tooth’s structure and make your mouth more aesthetically appealing. Crowns can be made from a variety of materials. Gold and various alloys are typically used for back teeth while porcelain is a better choice for…

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E4D CADCAM 1 Day Crowns

Advancements in modern oral health technology have drastically improved dental treatment in recent years. One such technology – the E4D CAD/CAM system – is making it possible for patients to receive custom created crowns in just one dental visit. E4D is an in-office system that uses sophisticated software and a chairside computer to design, modify…

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Dental Emergencies

Dental emergencies occur often in young patients. Though they require urgent treatment, it is important to remain calm and take immediate action. Dental emergencies are any trauma or condition that requires immediate attention. Examples include: Toothache Fractured or broken tooth Knocked-out tooth Tooth displacement Injured jaw bone, cheek, lip or tongue Did you know… that more than…

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Planmeca Promax Digital X-ray

Undergoing dental x-rays can be an uncomfortable and invasive experience. Traditional x-rays are taken intra-orally, requiring patients to bite down awkwardly onto hard and bulky sensors. Not to mention, it can take several minutes to complete a full mouth series of x-rays. At our office, we believe patients deserve a better experience. That is why…

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ID: 5587
Amalgam Fillings

Amalgam is an economical blend of metals used to fill cavities in the mouth. Also known as ‘silver fillings’, amalgam fillings are comprised of silver, copper, mercury and tin. The majority of Americans have dental fillings – most of whom have at least one amalgam. Many prefer amalgam because it is the most affordable and long-lasting filling material…

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ID: 5586
Six Month Smiles

Six Month Smiles® is an innovative alternative to traditional braces. Metal braces have long been the standard in orthodontics, often used during childhood and early teen years to correct problems with overcrowding, bite, and alignment. But adults and older teens may avoid highly visible braces despite their desire for straighter and more cosmetically appealing teeth. Thanks to Six Month…

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Start Pure teeth whitening

Start Pure teeth whitening is an advanced in-office cosmetic whitening treatment that offers fast, effective results to patients who want to take years of discoloration off their smiles. The system includes a proprietary blend of ingredients activated by violet light to powerfully dissolve stains and brighten the teeth to a brilliant shade – all in…

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temporomandibular joint

TMJ disorders are complications associated with the temporomandibular joint where the jaw and skull come together. This joint, although small, can cause chronic pain and symptoms that make performing everyday tasks quite painful or difficult. The symptoms of TMJ disorders are different from patient to patient, with some reporting pain that comes and goes and…

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Dental Appliances

Many people wear oral appliances at some point in their lives. A dental appliance is any artificial apparatus designed to protect, repair, or replace the teeth. Some dental appliances are temporary and removable, where as others are permanent and fixated within the mouth. Professionally-produced oral appliances are designed to be minimally obtrusive and easy to…

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ID: 718
Captek

Captek nanotechnology makes it possible to quickly produce crowns and bridges that are designed for long-term wear without corrosion or breakage. For years, Captek has been the choice for restorative dentists who want to deliver patients an aesthetically appealing tooth restoration that is exceptionally resistant to damage and oxidation. In fact, Captek is created with…

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Full Cast Restorations

Full cast restorations are a classic choice for dentists and patients around the world. Full casts have stood the test of time, offering a beautiful and durable choice for crowns, bridges, inlays and onlays. A full cast restoration is composed of a gold alloy that – when properly cared for – can last a lifetime.…

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ID: 712
IPS Empress

IPS Empress is the choice of dentists and patients who want functional and clinically proven restorations that are natural-looking and metal-free. More than 25 million patients have chosen the proprietary IPS Empress pressed ceramic system for its aesthetically appealing results and long term durability. Since 1991, these restorations have been helping patients makeover their smiles…

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Valplast Flexible Partials

Valplast flexible partials are metal free restorations designed to fit comfortably and discreetly into the mouth, blending seamlessly with surrounding teeth. Valplast partials have been produced and perfected for more than 50 years, and millions of dental patients have turned to them for long-term tooth replacement. They are highly pliable and completely non-breakable, ensuring that…

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ID: 696
Zirconia

Zirconia is a ceramic used to fabricate dental restorations. Dentists and patients prefer Zirconia because it is the strongest, most long-lasting ceramic available in restorative dentistry. For years, Zirconia has been used to craft metal-free crowns and bridges in place of missing or damaged teeth. Zirconia’s translucent properties give it a natural appearance, and its…

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Sleep Apnea & Snoring

Did you know that between 1/3 and 1/2 of all adult Americans snore or have snored at some point? However, snoring – even chronically – is not necessarily indicative of sleep apnea. In fact, only 1/5 of adults have some form of sleep apnea, which can be a life-threatening condition. The difference between benign snoring…

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ID: 5515
Teeth in a Day

“Teeth in a Day” is a one-day solution for patients who want to be able to remove all of their remaining natural teeth and replace them with natural-looking and functioning prosthetic teeth. The procedure is most commonly used to treat dental patients who have already lost many of their natural teeth and have no healthy…

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Oral cancer screening

ViziLite is an advanced oral screening tool used to identify abnormal cells along the mucous membranes in the mouth and throat. The test takes approximately 2 minutes to administer, during which time a dentist will administer a special rinse to the mouth that causes the nuclei of abnormal pre-cancerous or cancerous cells appear to glow…

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The Wand® Handpiece

The Wand Handpiece is an advanced dental technology aimed at making dental injections comfortable and less intimidating than traditional needles. The Wand is a lightweight pen-like instrument that delivers computer-controlled injections to patients. With The Wand, there is little room for human error, which minimizes discomfort when a local anesthetic is applied beneath the gums.…

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Zoom! Teeth Whitening

According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, nearly 100 percent of Americans believe that a beautiful smile is an important social asset. Your smile is the first impression that others have of you, so why hide it? Cosmetic tooth whitening from Zoom makes it possible for you to whiten your teeth to a beautiful,…

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Intra-Oral Camera

Dental imaging is a foundation of oral health diagnostics. Intra-oral cameras play a key role in office imaging, with many dentists using intra-oral cameras to detect the tiniest grooves, pits, cracks, and carries. Using a chairside unit and hand-held photographic wand, dentists can acquire images of the teeth from angles not previously available. These images…

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ID: 5510
Invisalign

Invisalign is an orthodontic appliance system used to inconspicuously treat crooked and crowded teeth in adults and teens. This modern take on braces features a system of clear aligner trays that are worn at all times with the exception of during meals and when brushing or flossing. The trays are custom fitted to the teeth,…

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Whitening Deep Bleaching

The KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching System is a highly advanced in-office teeth whitening system designed to give instant results in a single visit. Dentists all over the country and around the world use KöR thanks to its unprecedented results in achieving the whitest possible smile from the darkest, heavily stained, and yellowed teeth. Patients enjoy…

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ID: 5508
Laser Dentistry

For nearly two decades, lasers have been used for restorative and cosmetic purposes in dentistry. Today, lasers are approved for safety by the Food and Drug Administration, and they have become much more prevalent and standard in dental offices across the country. Lasers work by delivering energy in the form of light. This energy can…

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ID: 5507
Lumineers

Modern dentistry has made it possible for everyone to enjoy a beautiful, white smile. Many patients choose Lumineers to achieve esthetic goals, as the entire procedure is painless, fast and easy. In fact, most patients get the smile they have always wanted in just two dental visits. Lumineers are very thin and customized patient-by-patient. Each…

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MTM Clear Aligner

The MTM Clear Aligner is an innovative way of straightening teeth that are slightly out of alignment. The MTM Clear Aligner applies gentle pressure to the teeth to facilitate movement over time. Every MTM Clear Aligner system is customized to the patient, who will wear the aligners on a daily basis for a period of…

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Neuromuscular Dentistry

Neuromuscular dentistry is a branch of dentistry pertaining to dysfunctions and disorders of the temporomandibular joint and supporting tissues. It is typically used to treat TMJ disorders in ways that address underlying problems rather than symptoms. By treating TMJ disorders at the source, neuromuscular dentistry can indirectly provide relief for problems like jaw popping, tinnitus,…

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ID: 5503
Opalescence

Opalescence is a prescription strength tooth whitening system used by dentists all over the country. Patients prefer Opalescence because it delivers superior results in a way that accommodates most lifestyles. Currently, patients can purchase Opalescence in one of three ways. They include an in-office treatment, an at home treatment, and a disposable treatment for people…

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Sapphire Whitening

Sapphire Whitening is a teeth whitening system performed in the safety and comfort of your dentist’s office. It is a highly safe procedure that has been show to be highly effective for patients over the age of 13 who want to achieve brighter, whiter smiles. Sapphire cuts through years of stains and discoloration, ultimately lightening…

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Woman Feeling Tooth Pain.

When dental emergencies happen, waiting several days for an appointment with a dentist is not an option. Emergency dentists are committed to helping patients manage sudden injuries and complications that require immediate treatment. Some emergencies are extremely painful, and a visit to the dentist can provide palliative relief. On the other hand, some emergencies can…

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ID: 5497
FastBraces

FastBraces are orthodontic solutions for patients who want to straighten their teeth in as little time as possible. With the FastBraces technology, patients can still achieve their cosmetic goals; but they spend reduced time in treatment and are subject to much less discomfort than is associated with traditional braces. FastBraces work by allowing for greater…

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DIAGNOdent Laser by KaVo

DIAGNOdent is the future of dental decay detection, providing a highly accurate and reliable means of identifying dental caries. With DIAGNOdent, dentists can discover the beginnings of decay before it has a chance to progress. DIAGNOdent is capable of detecting even the tiniest of caries, pits and crevices that are potential sources of decay. It…

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ID: 5494
Clear Correct

Braces are the standard for orthodontic correction, but few adults want to wear a mouthful of metal for a year or more while teeth are moved into better alignment. Clear Correct addresses this problem by offering a discreet alternative to metal braces. With Clear Correct treatment, there are no brackets and wires. Instead, you’ll receive…

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Cone Beam and 3D Imaging

Cone Beam 3D Imaging is an advanced dental imaging technology that allows for an illimitable view of the teeth and supportive structures within the face. With Cone Beam 3D Imaging, a dentist can capture panoramic views of the maxillofacial area in just 10 seconds. Cone Beam 3D images offer an enhanced view of the face…

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CEREC® Acquisition Center Powered by Bluecam

The CEREC® Acquisition Center Powered by Bluecam is a highly beneficial CAD/CAM unit used in the generation of patient restorations. This cutting-edge technology makes it possible for dentists to acquire a digital impression of the teeth, which contributes to maximum accuracy and exceptionally fitting restoration. The Bluecam is a hand-held light emitting diode that snaps…

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ID: 5487
Arestin

The number one cause of tooth loss is not decay or trauma – it’s periodontal disease. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is an infection of the gum line that causes inflammation and bleeding. Left untreated, it can also cause the gums to recede and begin to pull away from the teeth. Arestin is a solution…

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Anesthesia is a means of pain and anxiety management used in a broad range of health procedures, including dentistry. Dental anesthesia encompasses a spectrum of treatments, each of which offers different benefits to the patient. There are several types of anesthesia, including: Local anesthetics – Small injections designed to numb the nerves in the gums…

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Air Abrasion Dentistry

Dentists are constantly on the lookout for minimally invasive treatments and procedures that are more effective than traditional applications and also provide greater benefits to patients. Air abrasion is one such technology that is used in place of a traditional drill. With air abrasion a compressed stream of aluminum oxide particles are used to remove…

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ID: 382
Periolase

Lasers are rapidly becoming a standard in dentistry and periodontics due to their pinpoint accuracy and diverse functionality. Periolase® is an FDA approved laser used to carry out laser periodontal therapy for the treatment of periodontal gum disease. Periolase treatment features laser pulses that can be used at flexible settings to remove infected tissues from…

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ID: 380
LANAP

LANAP, or Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure, is a form of periodontal therapy used to treat periodontitis. Unlike traditional surgeries, which involve the removal of both diseased and healthy gum tissues, LANAP specifically targets infected areas of the gums – leaving healthy tissues behind. LANAP works using the Periolase® laser, which is FDA approved for…

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ID: 5485
VELscope Vx

The VELscope VX is a groundbreaking technology that is changing the way dentists screen for oral cancer. This cordless device is used to painlessly and quickly examine the soft tissues of the mouth for signs of abnormal, pre-cancerous or cancerous cells. Dentists wear special eyewear and shine the VELscope VX blue light onto the tongue,…

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ID: 5484
CEREC

CEREC has changed the way dentists perform patient restorations. CEREC stands for ‘ceramic reconstruction.’ It’s a 3D imaging and camera assisted design center that allows dentists to take digital impressions of patient teeth and use the images to create a virtual restoration. The images can be sent to a dental laboratory for fabrication or combined…

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Sedation Dentistry

The use of sedation in dentistry has revolutionized the way patients view dental visits. Patients who once were afraid or anxious about even the most routine dental procedures now visit the dentist with confidence. Sedation is typically administered to healthy individuals who need help relaxing or managing treatment anxiety. Reasons for needing sedation may include…

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