Tag Archives: oral health

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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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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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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Tips for a Better Communication Between Dentists and Dental Labs

Ask anyone what a dentist does and you are likely to hear this answer – a dentist takes care of people’s oral health! They are not wrong. But that’s not the only thing dental care professionals do. They are also … Continue reading

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Save Your Child’s Teeth from Bruxism

Teeth grinding or bruxism is not simply an annoying habit. What some do not know is that it can have painful consequences, no matter how old you are. Lots of parents visit dental offices to inquire about teeth grinding in … Continue reading

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Diabetes and Your Oral Health – Is There a Connection?

Among common health conditions, diabetes is the one that is often associated with oral health. And it’s because diabetes can really cause dental problems. In fact, patients with either Type I or Type II diabetes are at a higher risk … Continue reading

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The Basics of Dental Crowns – All You Need to Know

A dental crown or a cap is a dental restoration that is made in a dental lab like Dental Laboratory Associates. Because it covers the entire surface of your tooth, it delivers stability and strength, as it improves the appearance … Continue reading

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Is Restoration Your Best Dental Decision?

Are you missing a tooth or more? If so, you probably miss the feeling of being able to smile, talk, and eat the way you used to. However, there are some dental restoration options that can give you what you … Continue reading

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Advantages of Custom-Fit Over Off-the-Shelf Mouth Guards

Are you or your child grinding your teeth at night? If you do, and you have already seen your dentist about it, you have probably been advised to wear mouth guards at night. The question now is – what type … Continue reading

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