The last time you had a filling or crown replaced, you may not have thought about what happens to the old materials the dentist takes from your mouth. Filling material contains metal, and so do many crowns. These materials aren’t just thrown away—they are recycled. Hazardous vs. Non Hazardous Waste Dental waste may include both [...]
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These days, if you need a crown on a tooth that has broken or deteriorated, your dentist may suggest porcelain. Dental crowns made of gold have been around for centuries, and they’re still available for people who need to protect a fragile tooth. Gold crowns have some advantages. Easy on the Mouth For a crown [...]
Dental procedures have evolved impressively to create treatments that are more effective and less invasive than ever before! One such treatment is called a “bridge”—an uncomplicated procedure that many have felt saves their smile and their comfort. Here is what a dental bridge is and what it can do for you! Why would I need [...]
When your dental health or the alignment of your teeth are in a detrimental state, it requires professional treatment to fix the problem. Some of these procedures or treatments require using metals to protect the strength and integrity of your teeth while allowing your mouth to chew and talk normally! Here are a few examples [...]
Staying up to date with the trends your fellow dental offices are utilizing can ensure that you continue to offer and provide the best care for your patients. Here are a few of those trends that are highly popular in the dental field, and how or why they may benefit your office too! Efforts to [...]
Dental offices tend to use the same design elements and structuring in their organization, because they’ve proven a classic presentation that patients feel familiar with. However, making some special efforts here and there can make your offices stand out! Here are a few ways you can do so. Make Your Patients Feel Like Family Familiarity [...]
So you need a dental crown. Knowing what it is, how the procedure works, and how to care for it (or repair or replace it, if necessary) can help you feel more confident in the treatment and process! Here are some details about dental crowns that will help you feel more in control of this [...]
A crown on your tooth is meant to protect and strengthen it for lifelong use. There are a few materials that dentists can use for such crowns—each achieves the purpose of a crown but comes with different benefits and procedures that are worth exploring! Here are some details about crown materials and their benefits for [...]
Have you heard the buzz going around about cashing in your dental gold for cash? You may be able to trade in items you never considered to be valuable and earn extra money. What is dental gold, what is it made of, and how can you use it to make a profit? What Is [...]
Dental offices use a variety of precious metals for everything from fillings to crowns, and much of this metal can be sold to refiners. You can collect and sell dental scraps quickly and easily, which makes this an ideal way to add profit to your practice without accruing any extra costs. Consider the items you [...]