The Effect of Smoking on Your Teeth, Gums & Oral Health

How Does Smoking Affect Your Oral Health? People who smoke are at risk for oral health problems. Cigarettes and tobacco can cause gum disease, oral cancer, and tooth loss.1 They also have a higher risk for complications following mouth surgery and tooth removal. Smoking affects your teeth and other structures in the mouth. The most common oral…

All-Ceramic Single-Tooth Restorations for Treating Damaged Dental Enamel

Long-term results in patients with and without amelogenesis imperfect Teeth that have been affected by extensive wear or a genetic disorder can be successfully restored with adhesively bonded all-ceramic restorations. The following article summarizes the outcomes of a series of complex clinical cases. Two different groups of patients require the rehabilitation of impaired full dentitions:…

The Coronavirus – Threat to Dentistry

The coronavirus is a poignant example of why all states should adopt dental laboratory registration and disclosure so that all dental laboratories are accountable to provide written disclosure to the dentist of material content and point of origin of all dental restorations provided to the dentist. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) says it is…