Category Archives: June2018

Zirconia: Helpful Information for Dentists

Why is cosmetic dentistry a successful field? Simply because everyone wants to have a beautiful smile, don’t you agree? One of the most sought-after innovations in the dental industry is Zirconia.   What is Zirconia? Discovered in 1789 by a German chemist, M.H. Klaproth, Zirconium (ZrSiO4) belongs to the mineral group of silicates. Zirconium dioxide (zir ... read more

A Quick Overview of Digital Dental Technologies

Nowadays, the digital equipment available to dentists has, over the years, increased significantly. These advancements in dental technology allow patients to receive more modern solutions to traditional dental problems.   Among those digital dental technologies available are electronic prescriptions, digital radiography, CAD/CAM restorations, computerized case presentations, digitally b ... read more

Should You Buy an Intraoral Scanner?

All thanks to advanced technology, intraoral scanners for digital impressions are not what they used to be. They are, in fact, becoming the standard of care today. If you are thinking of purchasing one, here are some of the factors that you need to consider:   Closed Systems vs. Selectively/Completely Open Systems Most systems that were used originally were closed. W ... read more