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Crowns in a day

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 […]

TMJ & Botox

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 […]

Nitrous Oxide

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 […]

Dental Laser Therapy in Prisma Dental

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 […]

Healthy gums means healthy heart and healthy teeth.

This month we celebrate the elderly with our patients and remind them that no matter how old, excellent care of our oral health is essential to good living conditions. Where we restore lost bite, either with implants, crowns, dentures, bridges or resins.
With dental implants we can replace one or more teeth and may also provide support for fixed or removable prosthesis.
The function of the bridge is to replace one or more teeth permanently and once the dental and periodontal […]

Why Apicoectomy?

A dental infection that originates in a sección that requires nerve treatment or retreatment of the nerve (re-do the treatment) and / or microsurgery (Apicoectomy) to achieve clearing the infection of the piece, both inside and its contour (bone and gum).
Cyst Periapicales

What to do?

1-If any of these chronicdisease conditionsthat occurat the level ofthe tooth roots:

granulomas
cysts
chronic alveolar abscesses

The technique to follow would be to make a root canal in order to eliminate the infection in the tooth root. Followed by an […]

Dental Implants: Safety and comfort

Dental Implants are over 25 years of being an excellent choice for improving dental aesthetics and functionality of the mouth in those who have lost one or more teeth.

Dental implants are artificial titanium roots that function as bases for placement of fixed prosthodontists, avoiding the use of dentures annoying.
First, the dentist must make an assessment of the patient’s oral situation, through panoramic x-rays and CT scans (3D), to measure the remaining bone and condition.

The placement is […]

A device that can help stop snoring – Therasnore

By: Prisma Dental
 Snoring is caused by the obstruction or narrowing of the airways while sleeping. The vibration on the uvula and soft palate when breathing causes the sound of what is known as snoring, which can be either mild or very loud in some cases.

A person that suffers from snoring can develop serious conditions associated to sleep deprivation, such as the risk of heart attack and stroke. In addition to this, it is no secret that loud snoring can […]

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 […]

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 […]