많은 분들이 오래 전에 충치치료를 받으면서 아말감으로 한 것들을 하얀 재료로 바꾸고 싶어합니다. 환자분들이 말하는 두 가지 이유는 다음과 같습니다. 첫째는 거의 검은 색으로 보이는 아말감보다 하얗고 표시가 나지 않는 재료를 선호하기 때문입니다. 둘째는 아말감 충전물 속에 함유된 수은에대한 공포때문입니다. 치과의사들 중에는 아말감치료를 하지않는 사람들이 있습니다. 저는 그 그룹에 속하지 않습니다. 저는 아직도 아말감 재료는read more
What is crown lengthening? There are two purposes to use crown lengthening. The first is to have a good crown by providing enough retention structure. A crown is an excellent way to cover and protect a tooth that has fractured or been damaged by decay or injury. Sometimes, however, the damage is so extensive thatread more
If my tooth doesn’t hurt and my filling is still in place, why would the filling need to be replaced?
If my tooth doesn’t hurt and my filling is still in place, why would the filling need to be replaced? Constant pressure from chewing, grinding or clenching can cause dental fillings, or restorations, to wear away, chip or crack. Although you may not be able to tell that your filling is wearing down, your dentistread more
FAQ for Denture The most concern about denture is how to deal with loosening. I think that the most effective approach is implant retained denture. Two to four implants and attachments help to create better retention. I have those questions from my denture patients. Should I use a denture adhesive? Denture adhesive can provide additionalread more
I have a bulimic patient who came for severe inflammation of molar teeth. After reviewing x-rays and oral exam the patient was diagnosed as bulimia nervosa. She has all molar teeth chipped out and front teeth eroded. She lost the vertical height of teeth due to lack of enamel surface. I recommended full mouth crownsread more
What is involved in placing implants? First, surgery is performed to place the anchor. Surgery can take up to several hours, and up to six months may be required for the bone to grow around the anchor and firmly hold it in place. Some implants require a second surgery in which a post is attachedread more
Is there another way I can have a tooth replaced other than bridge? Yes. The dental implant can provide artificial teeth that natural and feel secure. Let’s have an example. Mrs. Johnson was upset because she had a broken front tooth in the morning. It was done root canal treatment a few years ago andread more