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Minimally Invasive Dentistry Articles


Integrative Dentistry – Minimally Invasive Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS Published October 2013 Minimally Invasive Dentistry Your tooth aches, or when you bite down you get that “zing” feeling. You need to go to the dentist and you’re not exactly looking forward to it. What you dread most isn’t the pain, there‘s local anesthesia that takes care of that, but there […]

Minimally Invasive Dentistry 2

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 4 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS March/April 2010 Air abrasion modern way of cleaning out tooth decay AIR ABRASION is beneficial in all cavity preparations due to the superior bond that is created with the enamel and dentin surfaces. It generates no heat, sound, pressure or vibration. It reduces the need for anesthesia, particularly if the cavity […]

Minimally Invasive Dentistry 1

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 5 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS May/June 2009 National Health Review Minimally invasive dentistry conserves healthy tooth structure by focusing on prevention,remineralization and minimal dentist intervention.

Using scientific advances, minimally invasive dentistry allows dentists to perform the appropriate amount of dentistry needed without ever removing more of the tooth structure than is required to restore teeth to their […]

CAD/CAM Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 6 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS The Quiet Revolution There is a quiet revolution going on in dentistry. CAD/CAM dentistry, (Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing) restorations are done in one visit, with no need for temporary crowns. They are non metallic, and very biocompatible. In office restorations are superior in that the resin or ceramic blocks are […]

Minimally Invasive Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 8 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS Gratifying for dentists and appreciated by patients TRADITIONAL EXAMINATION with dental X-rays and visual examination involving dental instruments may not detect hidden decay. But with the new Diagnodent laser detection device, it is now possible to detect decay that is under the surface. The diagnodent works using a laser to detect […]

Minimally Invasive Dentistry

  • Written by SDWC
  • Posted 8 years ago

by Chris Edwards, DDS   Minimally Invasive Dentistry is all about respecting the health, function and aesthetics of oral tissue by preventing disease from occurring or intercepting its progress with minimal tissue loss. It is a progressive dental technique used by today’s forward thinking dentists. The old paradigm of dentistry was waiting for the cavity […]