Category Archives: Cosmetic Dentistry

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

Understanding Dental Implants And How They Work

Dental implants are metal frames or posts that dentists surgically position into the jawbone beneath their patients’ gums. Once the dental implants are in place, they allow dentists to mount replacement onto them.   So, how do dental implants exactly work? Dental implants, because they get fused to your jawbone, provide stable support for artificial teeth. Bridges ... read more

Preparation Guidelines for Full Zirconia Crowns

Zirconia restorations, since its debut in the dental industry, have become the better choice for dentists who aim to provide their patients with the most technologically-advanced metal-free dental restorations. It has proven to be a great improvement since there is a wider array of available milling pucks that allow for greater shade translucencies and variation that closely resemble natural teeth ... read more

The Porcelain Veneer Procedure: The Process

With the porcelain veneer procedure, the main idea is that the enamel on the front side of the tooth is trimmed back to have the same thickness as the veneer that it will be replaced with. This way, its overall thickness will not be changed dramatically. While performing the trimming, the dentist will be using guidelines to determine the maximum amount of enamel that can be ideally removed and to ... read more

Cosmetic Dentistry: What is It?

More and more people are starting to realize how having a healthy smile is impactful to their self-confidence. You probably see or hear about whitening products and tools in the grocery stores, and even online! Dentists from all over the world now offer a wider variety of services, too. What exactly IS cosmetic dentistry? Can it really help you?   DEFINING COSME ... read more