Two Different Ways to Cement Crowns and Bridges

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There are many different methods for dentists to cement crowns and bridges. Some are more effective than others. Over the years, various products have been developed to assist with dental cementation. Some products allow dentists to do more with less steps. Let’s compare two different ways you can cement crowns and bridges with some of […]

How to Increase Cosmetic Dental Cases with Smiles by Image

Smiles by Image

We regularly speak with dentists who say they would like to increase their cosmetic dental cases. Since this is a common topic of discussion, we thought we would write this article to let you know about a way you can: Increase the cosmetic dental revenue for your dental practice Increase the profitability of your dental […]

#1 Patient Requested Veneer Today: Lumineers

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LUMINEERS…The #1 Patient-Requested Veneer Today Today’s patient wants a beautiful smile with far less invasive dentistry. That’s what LUMINEERS is all about. Minimal tooth reduction, clinically superior outcomes and transformational smiles… all from LUMINEERS, the proven leader in thin veneers. • MINIMALLY INVASIVE: LUMINEERS’ technology allows for restorations as thin as 0.3mm, requiring the least amount of tooth […]

Does Snoring Keep You Awake?

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At least 80 million Americans snore (snoring is a sign of restricted airflow and impeded breathing during sleep), which can result in excessive day-time sleepiness, adversely affect the sleep quality of the snorer’s bed partner, and diminish the overall quality of life.  The American Academy of Sleep Medicine now recommends oral appliances such as the […]

No More “Fake” Teeth Look in Dentures!

Dentures

Millions of people lack some or all of their teeth. Resulting problems aren’t limited to poor appearance. Missing teeth make it difficult to chew food or even to speak. Muscles lose elasticity and the face begins to sag. The simple smile — a primary way to engage with others — may become impossible. Luckily, there are […]

Zirconia Crowns (EZR) vs. PFM Crowns

Zirconia Crown

Image Dental Arts offers a type of crown for your posterior teeth made out of zirconia, which is a very strong ceramic. The zirconia crowns (EZR) are virtually unbreakable and do not require much prepped tooth height. Porcelain fused to zirconia are beautiful crowns for the anterior (front) teeth and some posterior (back) teeth, but […]

How to Take a More Accurate Dental Impression

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“We are going to need a more accurate impression”. If you have ever received that message from your dental lab, you probably cringed. Getting the patient back in for a new impression causes you, the dentist, valuable chair time and inconveniences your patient. An accurate dental impression is critical to assure good appliance fit and […]