Nothing stays the same. The mouth changes over time. But patients fail to realize this fact when it comes to removable dental appliances. How many times have you heard a patient proclaim that the metal partial “you made” them is loose or it doesn’t fit the way it originally did when “you made” nine years ago?
Over the last five decades, there has been tremendous progress in the treatment and prevention of dental disease as well as new ways to restore or replace teeth that are lost to disease. But one thing hasn’t really changed. And that is immediate dentures.
Computer technology is everywhere and has become a ubiquitous part of today’s modern society. The idea of digitizing data is used in everything from those photos you snap of your food with your cell phone to 3D CAD/CAM parts for your car.
In this day and age with sensitivities to chemical and environmental irritants prevalent and on the rise, dentists are faced with offering their patients alternatives to monomer-based acrylics that have been used routinely in dentistry for decades.
Protection of the teeth and the surrounding structures is the name of the game when it comes to offering nightguards and sports mouthguards to your patients. Try as we may, dentists can never put back exactly what was original to the human mouth. Prevention of damage is always a better choice than reconstructive dentistry.
In an ideal world, every denture patient would come to the dental office for a yearly check-up and examination. This lets the dentist or denturist identify issues related to fit, resorption, occlusion, tissue irritations, and hygiene before they become a larger problem.
Traditionally, most patients had to wear a traditional cast-metal partial denture with hard, unforgiving acrylic and unattractive metal clasps. Thermoflex partial frameworks offer tooth-colored flexible clasps that blend in with the natural dentition.
Eclipse is a proprietary denture fabrication system developed by Dentsply International. What makes the Eclipse system stand out from other dentures is the ability to fabricate monomer-free dentures. Finally!
Wironium is a proprietary nickel-free cobalt-chrome alloy developed by Bego USA, Inc. Wironium is similar in composition to many of the other brands of cobalt-chrome alloys that have been available to the dental profession for fabrication of cast metal partial [...]
Stomadent Dental Laboratory is hiring a ceramist with porcelain experience to work in our beautiful Boise, Idaho area laboratory. Meridian, Idaho was voted as the #1 Best City to live in by USA Today. Candidate must be a good team [...]