Author Archives: Dental Laboratory Associates

Dental Crowns vs. Porcelain Veneers

In general, veneers and dental crowns are both made of porcelain – but they do have their differences. A crown encases the whole tooth while a veneer is just bonded to the front part of the tooth. The decision to … Continue reading

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How to Gain and Keep Your Patients’ Trust

Ask any adult you know why they stopped or would stop seeing a dentist and the answer would most probably be one of these three: problems with communication, limited treatment option, lack of information about treatments and procedures. If patients … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Full-Cast Metal Crowns and Bridges

Today, people are more aware of the benefits of aesthetic dentistry and that has resulted in a continuously growing number of patients who go to their dentists to request for all-ceramic or porcelain-fused-to-metal dental restorations. However, despite the popularity of … Continue reading

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Little Things that Cause Major Problems with a Child’s Teeth

Tooth decay is an issue that nobody wants to be dealing with, no matter how old they are. Parents, especially, get really worried when they find that their toddler’s first set of teeth are showing signs of decay. But is … Continue reading

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What Your Patient Needs to Know about Implants

Missing teeth can make someone feel self-conscious about his looks. It can also make some activities like eating, smiling, or talking, feel awkward or even uncomfortable. Today, however, a dental implant procedure can provide replacement tooth or teeth that look, … Continue reading

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What’s in Your Mouth? – A Quick Look at Restorations

Dental caries or trauma can result in structural lost. When this happens, patients have the option to have their missing tooth structure replaced through dental restoration. Different dental restorations are made to perform specific jobs, too. Usually, the type of … Continue reading

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How Do Mouthguards Protect Athletes?

If you are an athlete involved in vigorous activities and high impact sports, it is important that you exert extra efforts in protecting your teeth and mouth. After all, thousands of sports-related dental injuries are treated every year in emergency … Continue reading

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The Importance of Precision for Your Dental Practice

Everybody knows that taking care of the customers is one of the fundamental tenets of a successful business. Those that grow, thrive, and get new customers all the time are the ones that embrace this belief.  As a dental practice … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead for Digital Dentures?

For many centuries, men and women have had to deal with a few lost teeth or for some, even the total absence of their teeth. And unfortunately, humans are not like other animals that have unlimited number or teeth or … Continue reading

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Can You Improve Patient Experience in Your Practice?

There are very few patients out there who are actually excited to visit their dentist.  Most people think that a trip to the dentist means they’ll go through something that’s not just painful but also expensive.  That’s why as a … Continue reading

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