First Dental Checkup. In this video Dr. H. Kopel explains when children should have their first dental checkup. He also emphasizes how important early dental checkups are.
Fluoride treatment for children. Firs of all it helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth. It also reverses early decay.
Inlays and Onlays longevity. For instance, Inlays and Onlays or indirect fillings are knows as a well-fitting, stronger, longer lasting solution to tooth damage. Unlike other restoration techniques such as composite resin or metal fillings, Inlays and Onlays do not weaken the tooth structure, but actually strengthens it. After the procedure, the tooth can bear up to 50 to 75 percent more chewing force.
Preserving Tooth Structure. Maintaining tooth structure increases the prognosis of the tooth if the restoration should fail in the future. The practice of dentistry over the years has made many advancements in the conservation of tooth structure when performing restorations.
Gold and Porcelain Onlays in Dentistry. Dr. Kopel speaks about how dentists restore a damaged tooth using gold and porcelain inlays and onlays. Why porcelain material is better than gold.