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Got a Cracked Tooth?

Got a Cracked Tooth?

Halloween is a great season to be enjoyed, but sometimes that can lead to dental complications like cracked teeth. Candy canes, lollipops, and other scrumptious delights we may enjoy at this time can cause a tooth to crack.

 

Some interesting facts about cracked teeth:

 

  • It is one of the most common reasons people seek help from their dentist
  • Common symptoms are
    • pain when chewing
    • sensitivity to hot or cold
  • Some other factors that can contribute to the risk of a cracked tooth are
  • large fillings
  • the habit of ...
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Periodontal Regenerative Surgery (osseous rejuvenation)

Periodontal Regenerative Surgery (osseous rejuvenation)

The advances in the understanding of the biology of wound healing and periodontal regenerative technologies are applied to improve long-term clinical outcomes of teeth which are periodontally compromised by intrabony or inert-radicular defects.

 

Periodontal regeneration is selected to:

 

1. Increase the periodontal attachment of a compromised tooth.

2. Decrease in deep pockets to a more maintainable range.

3. Reduce the vertical and horizontal components of furcation defects.

 

There are different types of defects: suprabony (horizontal) defects, infrabony (vertical) defects and inter-radicular (furcation) defects. Suprabony defects ...

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Plasma rico en Plaquetas

Plasma rico en Plaquetas

Plasma rico en Plaquetas

Este proceso consiste en extraer del plasma sanguíneo las proteínas encargadas de la cicatrización de heridas y regeneración de tejidos. Se administra en dosis terapéutica en la zona a tratar esto con el objetivo de optimizar y acelerar los procesos reparativos de forma natural.

Proceso

En la consulta dental se extrae una pequeña cantidad de sangre del brazo unos minutos antes del procedimiento dental.

Mediante un proceso de centrifugación se da la separación de elementos sanguíneos, esto para extraer el ...

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Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)

This process entails in extracting from the blood plasma the proteins in charge of scaring of wounds and regeneration of tissues. It is administered in a therapeutic dosage in the area to be treated, with the objective of optimizing and accelerating the restorative process naturally.

 

Dental Process

In the dental field, a small blood sample is extracted from the arm some minutes before the dental procedure (Extraction, implants, gum surgery, apicectomy, gingivectomy, bone graft, gum graft, and others). This plasma ...

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In-lays and On-lays a cosmetic approach to a perfect smile.

In-lays and On-lays a cosmetic approach to a perfect smile.

In-lays are indirect aesthetic restorations consisting of a rigid biocompatible material, they are indicated in cases were there is a significant tooth structure loss and were regular composite fillings are not indicated and a crown would be consider an over the top treatment.

In-lays can be made of porcelain, thermo/light cure composite or gold.

This technique involves fabricating the restoration in the laboratory using the dental impressions of the prepared tooth and finally cemented to the tooth several days after. During this ...

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