Why Biomimetic Dentistry?


A good way to think about biomimetic dentistry is, "Less Drilling. Feels Great!" While drilling may not be completely eliminated due to necessity, in most cases, a biomimetic approach seeks to build up teeth rather than drilling them down when treating fractured, weak, and decayed teeth. With a biomimetic approach, we work to protect the tooth more effectively for a lifetime against bacterial infection.

Traditional dentistry inadvertently can destroy the natural structure of healthy teeth during the restoration process. However, Dr. Erpenbach rebuilds the teeth he treats with biomimetic dentistry by using components of your natural tooth structure as part of the restoration process.

Biomimetic dentistry also advocates a more moderate approach to treatment, focusing on the idea of "less is more". Ozone treatment, good hygiene, and properly placed sealants can practically eliminate the occurrence of issues like gum disease or tooth decay. Where cavities develop or old fillings exist, Dr. Erpenbach addresses such needs with the most conservative therapies available.

Dr. Erpenbach adopted biomimetic dentistry to provide patients the most scientific based dental care. In preserving more of your original tooth, biomimetic dentistry reduces the chances of future root canals, significantly reduces tooth sensitivity after dental work, potentially saves patients time by completing dental work in one visit and imitates nature by replacing teeth in layers.

If you are interested in receiving leading edge dental treatment that is purposefully less invasive, with the likelihood that you will minimize or avoid drilling and injections thanks to more scientifically advanced treatments, please call us today at 865-240-2035 to schedule an appointment.

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Our office is located in Knoxville, TN off interstate 40, just east of West Town Mall. Call us today to set up an appointment or consultation for general hygiene, restorative or cosmetic dental work.

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Don't settle for average when you can have extraordinary radiance and optimal oral health. Call our office at 865.240.2035 and schedule a consultation, second opinion, or routine appointment with Dr. Erpenbach. Our Knoxville practice serves the greater metropolitan area.

6311 Kingston Pike Suite 8W
Knoxville, Tennessee 37919

Phone: 865.240.2035

We are conveniently located in Knoxville and serve the greater metropolitan area. Our office is open during the regular hours of 8 to 5, Monday through Wednesday, and 8 to 4 on Thursday. Please contact us about our hours during holidays or in emergency situations.


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