Maple Shade Dental Group Blog – Dental Technology

Dental Crowns

When Do You Need a Dental Crown?

Dental Crowns

When an injury or disease becomes too much for your natural tooth to withstand, a dental crown can save your smile. Dental crowns, or caps, fit over your natural teeth to provide protection, stability, and a durable chewing surface. Besides restoring your tooth’s function, a crown can also provide a more natural appearance and give you back your confidence. Your […]

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Dental Implants

Dental Implants – The Standard for Tooth Replacement

Dental Implants

Tooth replacements are a popular dental procedure. Nearly 70 percent of the adult population has lost at least one tooth to an accident or disease, while 26 percent of adults over the age of 74 have lost all their permanent teeth. Teeth are essential for so much more than a full, beautiful smile. Your teeth allow you to speak clearly, […]

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Nitrous oxide might make you feel a little silly!

The Ins and Outs of Laughing Gas

Nitrous oxide might make you feel a little silly!

Despite your best efforts to brush, floss and rinse with mouthwash regularly, you may have to undergo some type of dental procedure at some point or another. Feeling a little nervous about an upcoming appointment? Perhaps your dentist will suggest laughing gas, which is more commonly referred to as “laughing gas.”

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There are three main types of dentures.

Three Types of Dentures to Consider with Your Dentist

There are three main types of dentures.

Depending on the state of your oral health, you may need to wear dentures to protect your gums, help you eat food and improve your smile. And while you may picture a full set of dentures when you imagine yourself wearing them, the reality is that there are different types. Here are three that your dentist may recommend according to […]

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Do you know what a root canal is?

What is a Root Canal?

Do you know what a root canal is?

While regularly brushing your teeth, flossing and using antiseptic mouthwash is a good way to ensure the health of your teeth, sometimes things happen that may require dental procedures. One such procedure is a root canal, but do you know exactly what’s involved?

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Do you know what a dental crown is?

What is a Dental Crown?

Do you know what a dental crown is?

You may have heard the term floating around at your dentist’s office, but do you know what a dental crown is? While regular flossing, brushing and rinsing with mouthwash should lessen your chances of needing a crown, it never hurts to gain more information about oral health.

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