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the Star Wars of dentistry

Dentistry has a new weapon in the fight against tooth decay. This ‘light saber’ of dentistry is the erbium laser. The dental laser is the latest modern innovation for the 21st Century. Erbium lasers have proven safe and effective for the removal of tooth decay and cavity preparation, in addition to many soft tissue and hard tissue surgical procedures.
The FDA approved the erbium laser for marketing in the United States in 1997. It offers an alternative to the high-speed drill, eliminating fear and patient discomfort for both adults and children. The laser is revolutionising dental care – just as it has in many other areas of our lives. With the erbium laser, the dentist can provide a new method of dental care that can often be performed without local anaesthesia.
Most patients find laser procedures remarkably
comfortable. So comfortable, in fact, that in many cases no anesthesia is required. People who have experienced laser treatment for cavity preparation report feeling nothing more than the touch of the handpiece and an occasional slight sensation of warmth. Teenage patients report a ‘tingling’ feeling. Unfortunately, conventional drilling must still be used for the removal of previous metal restorations. The erbium laser has been used to prepare crowns and veneers without the aid of conventional rotary instruments.
The dental laser often eliminates the unpleasant
after-effects associated with many dental procedures – soreness, bleeding, inflammation, sutures and numbness. It also creates no known after-effects of its own. ‘The advantage of laser surgery is the minimisation of intra-operative haemorrhage and a decrease in post-operative pain symptoms. Carbon dioxide and Nd:YAG lasers have been used effectively for soft tissue oral surgery procedures. Argon lasers have also been used in oral surgical procedures. One of the main advantages of laser surgery conventional excision with scalpel is the reported lessening of post-operative pain and the ability to excise or ablate with less bleeding’.

 

Hard tissue laser dentistry includes the use of the laser for Class I through Class VI preparation of carious teeth. The main advantages of the erbium laser for this use are the following:
• No anesthesia in the majority of patients due to the numbing effect of the laser
• No waiting for the patient to be anesthetised in the majority of patients
• No concern about the patient biting their lip, cheek, or tongue
• More pleasant experience, due to not being anesthetised.
The erbium laser can be used for soft tissue surgery in many ways. These include:
• Gingivectomy
• Frenectomy (labial and lingual)
• Gingivoplasty
• Exposure of teeth to aid tooth eruption
• Operculectomy
• Gingival removal to expose areas for restorations
• Aphthous ulcers
• Pulp therapy
• Abnormal gingival architecture associated with orthodontic movement
• Excision of soft tissue tumors, including fibromas, lipomas, etc.

 

CEREC Biogeneric

A Single Design Procedure for Every Indication


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The entire design process – including the generation of the biogeneric restoration proposal – integrates itself seamlessly into your treatment workfl ow. The procedure is identical for every indication – a major advantage over other CAD/CAM restoration methods.

Dispense with the time-consuming adaptation of standard teeth derived from dental databases. With CEREC Biogeneric you receive clinically natural customized restorations for every situation quickly and effi ciently.

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CRT Bacteria

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Test for determining mutans streptococci and lactobacilli counts in saliva and plaque

High counts of mutans streptococci and/or lactobacilli indicate a high caries risk status. If protective factors cannot take effect, carious lesions will develop. CRT bacteria provides you with fundamental information before any changes in the tooth structure can be detected. As a result, you have the possibility of introducing adequate counter measures at an early stage. The proven biological test CRT bacteria allows you to clearly identify and semi-quantitatively determine cariogenic bacteria.

Indications

  • Determination of mutans streptococci and lactobacilli in saliva to assess the caries risk status

Advantages

  • Identification of mutans streptococci and lactobacilli
  • High selectivity
  • Reliable results

Benefits for the practice team

  • Comprehensive test to determine the caries risk status
  • The basis of targeted treatment
  • Individualized recall intervals for the long-term maintenance of teeth

 

SiroLaser Advance - Everything But Stress

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Laser therapy means state-of-the-art dentistry and modern patient care all in one. Due to the number of advantages, a dental laser should now be a standard feature of a modern dental practice.

Expand your treatment range with many pain-free alternatives and achieve better results, stress-free. Quick and successful use is provided by the intuitively operating lasers SIROLaser Advance and SIROLaser Xtend.
Sirona diode lasers – everything but stress.

  • Touchscreen with intelligent menu navigation
  • Preset therapy programs
  • Individual user profiles with personalized access codes
  • Light-touch finger switch for total ease of use

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants

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What is a dental implant?

A dental implant is a man-made replacement for a tooth’s natural root. It is a titanium fixation device, which is fixed to the bone to replace one or more lost teeth. Millions of people around the world already enjoy the benefits of dental implants.

Who can have dental implants?

Dental implants are indicated for people who have lost one or several teeth due to different problems; the only problem could be the lack of bone or another clinical circumstance that would make implant positioning impossible.

How will implants affect my quality of life?

You will feel more secure and confident, you will be able to laugh again and lose all your worries with a perfect mouth just as before, you will chew and enjoy food without fear of your removable denture moving or falling, you will also recover your phonetics with the restoration of your teeth, and you will experience the pleasure of smiling once again.

Will the denture be long-lasting and natural?

With periodic care and check-ups with your dentist, the durability of the implants is the same as for your natural teeth. Implant-recovered teeth will look like your own because the aim of implantology is not only to recover functionality but aesthetics also plays a fundamental role in the patient’s comfort and self-esteem. The results will surprise you.

Is implant placement painful?

No. There is no pain during implant preparation or insertion; there might only be some discomfort that will be relieved by your doctor.

What care should I have after the implant is placed?

You should look after your implant regularly following your doctor's recommendations as if it were your natural teeth.

Sedation Dentistry

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Sedation dentistry refers to the use of pharmacological agents to calm and relax a patient prior to and during a dental appointment. The pharmacological agents usually belong to a class of drugs called sedatives, which exert their action by depressing the central nervous system, specifically those areas concerned with conscious awareness. There are different degrees of central nervous system depression, each corresponding to a level of relaxation which ranges from minimal, moderate, to deep sedation. In general, minimal sedation refers to a patient who has reduced anxiety but is readily responds to verbal or physical stimulation. With moderate sedation the patient is even more relaxed, and will respond to purposeful stimulation. In deep sedation, the patient may not exhibit any signs of consciousness and therefore be unresponsive to stimulation. Sedation by pharmacologic methods may be obtained by two general routes. The enteral route involves absorption of medication across enteric membranes which line the alimentary canal from the oral cavity, through the digestive tract, ending in the rectum. This route includes medications that are either swallowed, absorbed through the mucosa of the oral cavity, or inserted rectally. The parenteral route involves the administration of sedative drugs other than absorption across enteric membranes (outside of the alimentary canal). These methods include intravenous, inhalation, intramuscular, and submucosal administration, among others. Education Sedation dentistry courses are available across North America at both dental schools and private organizations. Continuing education courses in sedation dentistry are available for both general and pediatric dentists. Benefits Sedation dentistry has become very popular because it offers several benefits for both the patient and the dentist. For some patient groups, the use of sedation dentistry is actually the only way that they can get the dental care they need and improve their dental health. Dental sedation can offer:

• Patient relaxation

• Increased comfort

• Movement control

• Patient co-operation

• Control of gag reflex

• Little or no memory of treatment

• Time saving - Fewer appointments needed

Sirona Connect – The Start Of A New Era

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The benefits of digital impressions:

Staying ahead of the competition is now easier than ever before. Digital technology has already led to decisive advances in many areas of medicine. The CAD/CAM-based production of dental restorations is already firmly established in many dental laboratories. Sirona Connect digitalizes the entire processing chain – from the acquisition of conventional impressions in the dental practice to the fabrication of the final restoration in the dental lab. When you choose Sirona – the world’s No. 1 provider of digital impression solutions – you profit from more than 25 years of CAD/CAM experience and secure significant benefits in your role as a dentist or dental technician. Enjoy every day. With Sirona.

The accuracy of the digital impression has a decisive influence on the quality of the final restoration. Thanks to its innovative lens concept, the CEREC Bluecam achieves an unprecedented degree of precision*, due mainly to the short-wavelength blue light. New users are in a position to achieve high-quality optical impressions – even in accessible areas of the oral cavity.

Design Transmission Acquisition Method Benefits

Extensive depth of field

The parallel light beam and the extensive depth of field of the CEREC Bluecam ensure optimum image quality – regardless of whether you use the camera support, place the camera directly on the tooth or maintain a small clearance between the camera and the tooth. In all cases you’ll be able to generate precise optical impressions – even in inaccessible areas of the patient’s mouth.

High fidelity at the preparation margin

Thanks to its extensive depth of field, the CEREC Bluecam generates very precise images of the preparation margin. This would be impossible without the short-wavelength blue light.

Automatic image capture in the desired treatment position

The camera detects the optimum moment and triggers the exposures automatically. All you have to do is move the camera step by step across the area you want to scan. In this way it is possible to capture a complete quadrant in a single smooth process. In addition you can maintain a comfortable and ergonomic treatment position – for yourself and the patient.

Shake-free images

Thanks to its high-speed operation, the CEREC Bluecam is the ideal basis for acquiring shake-free images. The built-in shake detector ensures that images are captured only when the camera is held steadily. The CEREC Connect software automatically selects the optimum images.

Space-saving camera which can be placed directly on the tooth

CEREC Bluecam is based on the tried and tested CEREC intraoral camera, thousands of which are already in use. Its compact dimensions facilitate easy access to the posterior molars. With the aid of the camera support the CEREC Bluecam can be placed directly on the tooth. The support automatically ensures the correct clearance between the tooth and the camera.

Root Canal Treatment

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Every tooth consists of three different layers. From the outside, first there is Enamel (the outer layer of the teeth which is the hardest part of the body). The second layer is Dentin (the inside hard layer) and then we have the Pulp (which is an empty space where the live tissue and nerve of each tooth is located) If for any reason the pulp space is exposed to the outside, the tissue becomes contaminated and eventually infected. The exposure of pulp happens in many circumstances for example when you have a large cavity, or a fractured tooth. Your dentist can explain the exact reason for damage to this tissue. Regardless of the reason for this contamination or damage to pulp tissue, the treatment is usually Root canal treatment. Root canal treatment is the process of going inside the pulp space and removing the infected and dead tissue. Then the space is disinfected and sealed with special materials. Now-a-days, root canal treatments are performed with advanced techniques and material and are more comfortable and faster. After root canal treatment is done your restorative dentist will usually place a crown on you tooth to protect it against fracture.