How Much does a CEREC Crown Cost?
CEREC technology has been around in dentistry for quite some time now; providing patients with the speed and convenience that traditional restorations lack. It is a contemporary solution that allows the dentist to perform a full dental restoration in just … Continued
Cone Beam Scanning Radiation: Is it Safe?
Cone Beam Scanning Radiation: Low and Safe Cone beam scanning is a recent development in dentistry that has been getting a lot of attention lately. Unfortunately, not all of this attention has been overly favorable. The issue of radiation is … Continued
Gum Disease Stages: How to Spot the Symptoms
Periodontal Care at W. Eric Martin, DDS Did you know that gum disease is the most prevalent chronic bacterial infection among adults? What’s even more alarming is that the health of your gums affects the health of your entire body! … Continued
The Many Uses of Crowns in Dentistry
Crowns in Champaign, IL Crowns are extremely useful in dentistry. Let’s face it. Oftentimes, the only chance a damaged tooth has for survival lies within the protection of a crown. However, saving a damaged tooth is not the only role … Continued
Tooth Extraction: When Does a Tooth Need to be Removed?
Tooth Extraction in Champaign, IL If you’ve never had a tooth extracted, you are not only lucky- you are in the minority. According to the American Dental Association, only 30 percent of males and 32 percent of females aged 35-44 … Continued
How Cone Beam Scanning is Transforming Dental Care
Cone Beam Scanning in Champaign, IL Every once in a while, advancements in our field completely transform the way we think about dentistry. Every once in a while, a “game changer” comes along that extends our ability to care for … Continued
Guided Dental Implant Surgery: Tooth Replacement Made Easy
Every year, an average of 80 million teeth are extracted across the country. Whether you suffer from an accident, disease or have an overcrowded mouth, extraction is often an option that patients choose. However, extraction in and of itself is … Continued
Dental Bonding: Not Just a Cosmetic Procedure
Dental bonding is a procedure in which tooth-colored, putty-like resin is applied to a natural tooth. This material is then hardened and acts as part of the tooth. Many times, dentists use this bonding process to perfect patients’ smiles. For … Continued
When Should a Gold Crown be Replaced?
Gold crowns are losing popularity in today’s world. The majority of our patients favor a more aesthetically appealing option such as porcelain crowns or porcelain fused to metal crowns. These types of crowns are not as noticeable when you smile. … Continued
TMJ Disorder: Call Your Dentist or Call Your Chiropractor?
When you suffer from pain associated with TMJ (temporomandibular joint), seeking treatment is often your first step to easing the discomfort. However, many patients are often confused about whether they should seek treatment from a dentist or a chiropractor. While … Continued