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Dental Crowns: Purpose, Procedure, Complications, Care

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth — to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance.

The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line.

Why Is a Dental Crown Needed?

A dental crown may be needed in the following situations:

  1. To protect a weak tooth (for instance, from decay) from breaking or to hold together parts of a cracked tooth
  2. To restore an already broken tooth or a tooth that has been severely worn down
  3. To cover and support a tooth with a large filling when there isn’t a lot of tooth left
  4. To hold a dental bridge in place
  5. To cover misshapened or severely discolored teeth
  6. To cover a dental implant
  7. To make a cosmetic modification

For children, a crown may

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Penn Dental Medicine Working to Improve Access to Care for Persons with Disabilities | Handicapped Disabled

PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — With the goal of helping to improve access to dental care for individuals with disabilities, Penn Dental Medicine is establishing a new continuing education series through the support of the Delta Dental Foundation (DDF). A $50,000 gift from DDF will fund an online professional development program designed to help oral health professionals better understand and care for the disabilities community.

“We are dedicated to not only educating our students, but also practicing clinicians in caring for persons with disabilities,” says Penn Dental Medicine’s Dean, Dr. Mark S. Wolff. “In the U.S., there are nearly 57 million people with disabilities. To serve this population, the educational paradigm must shift and the community of dental providers must be given the tools to accommodate patients with differing needs.”

Through Penn Dental Medicine’s new Care Center for Persons with Disabilities, which opened in December 2020,

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Delta Dental of Missouri – Vision

DeltaVision®



 

Seeing is Believing

DeltaVision plans are superior for a reason.

DeltaVision is a smart, affordable way to keep an eye on your vision – and your overall health. With the Superior Vision National network, DeltaVision members will have access to one of the largest and most diverse provider networks in the nation: more than 100,000 access points with an exceptional combination of independent providers and retail locations.

 



More Eye Care Providers

50 major retail optical chains, plus independent providers and online contacts—all in-network.

 More Options

Members can get eye exams at one place and buy eyewear at another for greater selection.

More Freedom

Members are free to choose from any brand, lens type and price point on eyeglass frames or contact lenses.

 

In Missouri,

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Top Dental Software – 2021 Reviews, Pricing & Demos

Dental offices deal with a high volume of patient information—both clinical and administrative. The dentists and office managers we talk to most often are looking for ways to improve access to that information, and for better efficiency in documenting and managing it.

Watch the video below to see dental software functions and benefits in action.

 

As you just saw, dental software is designed to streamline the workflows of dental practices to help improve not only efficiency, but also patient care. Common applications and modules of dental software include:

  • Electronic Health Records (EHR)
  • Digital sensor/imaging
  • Billing
  • Electronic claims
  • Coding
  • Reporting
  • Recall system/reminders
  • Staff scheduling

We’ve created this guide to help prospective dental software buyers better understand the benefits dental solutions can offer. Here’s what we’ll cover:

What Is Dental Practice Management Software?
Common Features of Dental Practice Management Software
How Is Dental Software Priced?
ARRA Meaningful Use for Dentists
Popular Dental

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Dentist Kirkland, WA | Kirkland Family Dental Care

Located in Kirkland, WA, we are your local, comprehensive dental solution for the entire family. Kirkland Family Dental Care can help you begin your journey to a healthy, beautiful smile.

Why Choose Us?

Conveniently located in the Juanita neighborhood of Kirkland, WA, we care for patients from the surrounding areas of Bellevue, Kenmore, Redmond, Woodinville, and Bothell. We manage everything from your children’s cleanings and exams to metal-free restorations, cosmetic dentistry, surgical implant placement, Invisalign and much more!

Our mission is to deliver exceptional dental care to patients in a gentle, caring atmosphere. We focus on quality care using the latest dental technology to provide treatment that is safe, comfortable, and affordable. We stress patient education and use intra-oral cameras to show patients up close the best way to care for their oral health.  

We provide quality dental care, conveniently in your neighborhood and cater to your schedule. Because your

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Dentist Kirkland | Dental Care for You & Your Family

Dear Valued Patient,

We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your safety.

Infection control has always been a top priority for our practice and you may have seen this during your visits to our office. Our infection control processes are made so that when you receive care, it’s both safe and comfortable. We want to tell you about the infection control procedures we follow in our practice to keep patients and staff safe.

Our office follows infection control recommendations made by the American Dental Association (ADA), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We follow

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Dental Materials – Journal – Elsevier

Online submission and editorial system now available here

Dental Materials publishes original research, review articles, and short communications.

Academy of Dental Materials members click here to register for free access to Dental Materials online.

The principal aim of Dental Materials is to promote rapid…

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An Overview of Dental Abscesses

What Is a Tooth Abscess?

A tooth abscess, or dental abscess, is an infection of the mouth, face, jaw, or throat that begins as a gum infection, tooth infection, or cavity. These infections are common in people with poor dental health and result from lack of proper and timely dental care.

Different kinds of tooth abscesses include:

  • Periapical: This is the most common type. It happens when bacteria infect the pulp inside one of your teeth.
  • Periodontal: This is when bacteria infect your gums.
  • Gingival: This type is usually caused by something that gets stuck in your gums, like a food particle or a broken tooth.

Tooth Abscess Symptoms

Symptoms of a tooth abscess typically include:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Redness of your mouth and face
  • A bad taste in your mouth
  • Sensitivity to hot or cold foods or liquids

Symptoms of advanced infection may include:

Other signs of an abscess might

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Dental veneers: Cost, procedure, and results

Dental veneers are thin, custom-made shells that dentists can place on the front of the teeth to improve their appearance. Veneers can hide stained, chipped, and uneven teeth.

For some people, having damaged or discolored teeth can affect their confidence or self-esteem. Dental veneers can help improve the appearance of the teeth.

This article discusses what dental veneers are, the different types of dental veneer available, the costs, the benefits, and the dental veneer fitting procedure.

Dental veneers are custom fittings designed to help hide or correct dental damage, including:

  • stains and discoloration
  • chips and small missing pieces
  • decay
  • crookedness
  • gaps between the teeth

Dental veneers help improve the appearance of a person’s teeth. They may be beneficial for people who want a long-term solution to persistent cosmetic concerns — particularly those that do not respond to other dental treatments, such as teeth whitening, braces, or retainers.

During the placement

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Welcome | Edmond, OK | Edmond Dental Associates



Welcome

All that is good begins with a SMILE.

When you visit our dental office, your smile is our top priority.  Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, quality dental care that you deserve.

When you visit our office you will experience all that modern dentistry has to offer, including a comprehensive list of general, restorative and cosmetic dental services to meet the needs of the whole family. Our goal is to assist each patient in achieving and maintaining long term dental health and a beautiful smile. Some of the services we provide include: 

• Cleanings & Exams 
• Dental Implants 
• Porcelain Veneers 
• Root Canal Treatment 
• Dentures & Partials
• Teeth Whitening 
• Tooth Colored Fillings 
• Porcelain Crowns 
• Invisalign®
• Additional Services

New patients click here to learn about appointments & payment options as well as find answers

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