The Final Step For A Tooth Implant: A Beautiful Crown

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When you receive an implant, a dental crown is a final component. Let’s discuss the complex process required to engineer a dental crown. Dental crowns can be fabricated with metal, ceramic (porcelain), resins, or varying combinations of these. Modern porcelain crowns are an engineering wonder. They make reconstructive and cosmetic dentistry possible. This picture shows […]

Lack of Sleep Slows Reaction Time

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Life in Raleigh, like other places in North Carolina and around the country, is relentlessly fast-paced. In the course of a day, each of us makes thousands of quick decisions. Many of these are trivial: “Boxers or briefs?”, “White or wheat?”, “Paper or plastic?”, or “Call or text?”. However, some split-second judgments have significant consequences; […]

Gummy Smile?

Gummy Smile?

Many Cary cosmetic dentistry patients with a gummy smile undergo crown lengthening surgery to bring proper balance and symmetry to their smiles. Gum tissue and, in some cases, bone is removed to expose more of the visible part of a tooth. It is a safe procedure that does not affect a healthy tooth structure. A […]