Emergency Dentistry Services Explained

Man with tooth pain

Each preceding year, lakhs of Americans sustain tooth decay and tooth loss. The tooth can result from disease, decay and aging effects. Tooth loss can have a serious impact on your confidence and self-esteem. Most of the patients look for an emergency dentist in Indianapolis to get the instant relief. For many years, the only […]

Porcelain Fused to Metal Vs Zirconia Crowns

When it come to improving the quality of your smile, there are a few options available. There's the zirconia crown or PFM , gold-based, and porcelain fused to metal crown. However, the two most popular choices now include the PFM and the zirconia crowns, which are known for their maximum strength and great aesthetics. But […]

The dental impression

The dental impression at the dentist’s For many patients the dental impression is an uncomfortable affair but perhaps after reading this text you will understand better why the individual steps are so important. A possible remedy to this method could be digital dental impressions.  Whilst these are ready for the market, the machines are still […]

What are Dental Fillings?

A variety of dental fillings

All about the application of fillings in dentistry Which is the right filling, what types are there available, where, when and how? The trend is towards white fillings and away from amalgam, titanium and gold. What was once a sign of prosperity a few years ago, namely a mouth full of gold inlays is no […]

What is a Root Post?

Root post preparation

Root posts in dentistry A root post is used for the retention of artificial teeth If a tooth has been destroyed by a deep cavity so that there’s nothing left of the tooth’s original crown, then it won’t be possible to fit that tooth with a crown, because the crown woudn’t have any hold. There […]

What is Stereolithography?

Stereolithographic model of a lower jaw

The use of stereolithography in dentistry Stereolithography is a technical process in which a work piece is constructed in layers with the aid of (screen) dots freely materializing in space. The production of one – or several simultaneously-produced pieces – is usually fully automatic and based on data generated by a computer. In the video […]

The Right Bite

X-Ray of Jaw Area

The Right Bite - Dentistry going through Change CMD, pain in the jaw, occlusion, pain in the jaw joint – these are the subject of frequent internet searches and it’s always about the jaw joint. What’s new about the right bite and functional analysis? We’d not only like to give you a little specialist knowledge […]

Bite Templates

Bite Templates in Dentistry   Bite templates are used in order to determine the jaw position/relation in people without teeth or with severely reduced teeth. The position of the lower jaw is not constant. An example of this phenomenon is when you wake up in the morning and your two jaws don’t fit as well […]

Bonding in Dentistry

Dental Procedure: Bonding Bonding is an informal term in dentistry describing the gluing procedure in ceramic and/or plastic fillings. Contrary to the cementing process, surfaces that are to going to be glued must first undergo a special preparatory treatment. The individual steps are explained below: Step one: Etching the surfaces and the teeth. The etching […]

Pressure Points in Dentistry

What are Pressure Points in Dentistry? In dentistry, the term “pressure point” refers to prosthesis pressure points. If the base of a prosthesis doesn’t fit the jaw precisely or if the prosthesis was not well executed, this may lead to prosthesis pressure points. In the video "Pressure Points" you see such a pressure point – […]

Core Build Up

Tooth Composition

Core build Up in Dentistry Core build-up, or post build-up, describes an artificially created tooth core. If a tooth has been destroyed by a deep cavity so that there is nothing left of the tooth’s original crown, then it won’t be possible to fit that tooth with a crown, because the crown won’t have any […]

Dental Prosthetics

Dental Prosthetics and Prosthodontics Dental prosthetics apply to functional replacements for chewing. Dental prosthetics is a specialist area of medicine which is concerned with the recreation of the dentition when there are missing or badly damaged teeth. Prevention is the first priority; it’s about holistic additions, maintenance of the oral structures as well as quality […]

Pivot Tooth

What is a Pivot Tooth? “Pivot tooth” is a slang expression in prosthodontics that refers to a tooth that was restored by means of a pivot in a root canal. If a tooth has been so deeply destroyed by caries that nothing is left of the tooth’s crown, then providing it with a dental crown […]

Step Cut

Step Cut - Tooth Stump Preparation Technique “Step cut” is the term for one type of tooth stump preparation technique for a dental crown. The tooth stump may be cut in different ways for a crown; more on that in the video “Tangent Cut”. Another possibility is the step cut. The step cut can be […]

Tangent Cut

Tangent Cut - Tooth Stump Preparation Technique “Tangent cut” is the term for one type of tooth stump preparation technique for a dental crown. The tooth stump may be cut in different ways for a crown, more on that in the video “Step Cut”. Another possibility is the tangent cut. The tangent cut can be […]

Dental Restoration

Tooth Odyssey

Dental Restoration - CheckDent Informs You What To Look Out For! Restoration of the mouth doesn’t only cost money – it also costs time and energy. For a lot of people dental restoration also involves fear and other discomforts. We’d like to give you a couple of basic pointers here as to how dental restoration […]

Lining of Prostheses

Lining of Prostheses - Dental Technique “Lining” is a jargon term in dentistry and refers to the lining of prostheses. Lining a prosthesis is a dental method used to adjust a prosthesis that no longer fits properly. If the jawbone is not adequately stressed (via the teeth and/or implants), it’s reabsorbed. Normally, a prosthesis sitting […]

Luxatemp for Temporary Dentures

Luxatemp for Temporary Dentures: How and Why? Luxatemp is a self-curing synthetic material used in dentistry, primarily for the preparation of temporary dentures. It doesn’t matter which type of restoration you expect; nowadays, you don’t have to leave the dentist’s office without teeth. Thanks to modern and fast-curing synthetic materials, the dentist can prepare a […]

Polishing Elements

Polishing Elements in Dentistry In dentistry, polishing elements are used to create smooth surfaces! It’s harder for plaque to develop on smooth surfaces, meaning there’s a lower risk of caries – more on that in the video "Initial Caries". There are a multitude of various polishing elements in different forms and degrees of roughness. Here […]

Groove Cut

Groove Cut - Tooth Stump Preparation Groove cut is a technical term for one type of tooth stump preparation for a dental crown Groove cut is a tooth stump preparation technique for a dental crown, other possibilities would be the step cut or the tangent cut. In the groove cut, all advantages are combined and […]