The grinding began within a week of being downsized. If it were me, being in my 30s, it would have been easier to find more work on the side. My husband would have contributed, and some support is available for those with young children. However, this happened to my father, a proud, hardworking man in his late 60s. Still strong and fit for his age, he’d been supporting my mother since she retired due to ill health, for a […]
A dental implant is considered the replacement of a root or roots of a tooth. Like teeth, they are secured in the jawbone, and are not visible once surgically placed. They may secure different types of restorations: single crowns, bridgework or dentures by different means. Most implants used today are with a titanium alloy. Titanium was chosen as the principle metal, after finite studies, because of its characteristics, light weight, strong and biocompatible, meaning it’s not rejected by the […]
Are you considering dental implants? Teeth need to be extracted for common problems such as periodontists, cavities and/or trauma. What’s next? The idea of being toothless is horrifying for most of us and never desired. But when a tooth is hopeless, alternatives must be taken into account to recover function and esthetic.
We offer our patients all the alternatives for tooth replacements. In the last 20 years, dental implants have reached the top of the list for most cases. Why? Because […]
Crown lengthening is a common surgical procedure to expose a greater amount of tooth structure for adequately restoring a tooth. This is simply done by a periodontal specialist by removing gum, bone or both around the tooth. First, local anesthesia is placed in the area, then the specialist proceeds to remove the necessary amount of gum for the dentist to be able to place a crown or filling. The surgical area is washed with saline water and stitched to maintain […]
Here at Prisma Dental we have our on-site lab where we can create full porcelain crowns within 24 to 48 hours. By using the newest technology like CAD/CAM, we can have your crowns in the least amount of time possible, always with the highest quality.
The on-site location of our dental lab allows us to maintain the highest quality, precision, aesthetics, and meticulous supervision of all lab work. At Prisma’s Lab we ensure the promptness of all dental work, without […]
Temporomandibular joint disorders are difficult to diagnose. There are several options as far as treatment. Some patients may react differently to each treatment; some may cause better effect on your specific situation.
However, Botox has a greater effect compared to the other methods to treat the same disorder. It has become more and more popular with time, as the use of Botox is associated with other cosmetic practices, not only used for TMJ.
Several benefits of using as treatment for TMJ […]
Fear or phobia to the dentist still exists; it’s one of the most common shared fears and one that must be faced eventually. Many people don’t routinely visit the dentist for this reason and many can spend years concerned about their oral health and not go. Problems may be begin to accumulate and present themselves painful. There is something that can ease a dental appointment, make a tense and anxious visit a smooth and relaxing one: nitrous oxide.
Nitrous oxide […]
La terapia de laser se ha vuelto un procedimiento popular para distintos tratamientos como la Cirugía Láser Dental. El láser produce un rayo de luz que entrega energía focalizada para acelerar el saneamiento de tejido blanco tal como la mucosa. Es un procedimiento muy noble y silencioso, lo cual ayuda a reducir el estrés muchas veces relacionado con las consultas dentales.
Los procedimientos con láser reducen la pérdida de sangre durante los tratamientos dentales ya que ayudan en el proceso […]
It may be caused by a pulp necrosis, which in other words means death of the inside content of the tooth. Not only makes the tooth look uneven from the rest but it may cause discomfort or intense pain. This can be potential complication of dental cavities, fracture and trauma (hit the tooth, moving teeth with braces too quickly), and may be considered the cause of persistent tooth pain. The treatment is important to prevent further complications and resolve […]
Laser therapy has become a popular procedure for several dental treatments. The laser produces a light beam the delivers focalized energy to accelerate healing of soft tissue such as the mucous. It
is a painless and silent procedure, which helps reduce the stress of a dental consultation.
Laser procedures reduce blood loss during dental treatments by aiding the coagulation process. Its
high precision makes it an ideal instrument during surgery. The use of laser may even allow
dentists to forego or reduce the […]