Biomimetic Veneers Provide More Beauty And Strength Than Traditional Veneers

Dental veneers have been the de-facto standard for years as they look like real teeth. They are also the popular choice as the procedure needed is not as invasive compared to other options.  However, the operation involved is not entirely flawless, as having one means getting some of your tooth enamel removed. Fortunately, with biomimetic…

Can You Straighten Your Teeth Without Braces?

If you’re looking for a straight answer, then the answer is yes. It’s possible to straighten your teeth without braces. But the process is not as short or as easy as this answer.    Braces are usually used when you have severely crooked or misaligned teeth. But straightening teeth can involve other options and alternatives…

Safe Dental Treatments During Pregnancy

Understandably, you’re more precautious than ever now that you’re pregnant. After all, you’re trying to ensure the best possible health for you and your baby. But that doesn’t mean you’ll be able to kick dental hygiene out of the window. Dental hygiene becomes even more critical during pregnancy as you can develop tooth decay and…

5 Reasons Cosmetic Dentistry Is Becoming Popular

Unless you’re living under a rock, you probably know how popular cosmetic dentistry has become in the last few years. But do you know how or why? Cosmetic dentistry is an efficient way to give your oral health a complete makeover without spending too much money and without pain. Keep reading to learn more about…

Teeth Discoloration During Pregnancy

Abrupt and constant changes are expected to happen during the pregnancy process. Among those abrupt changes in teeth, discoloration is not the exception. During pregnancy, women usually ingest numerous vitamins and minerals that can lead to teeth discoloration. Keep reading to learn more about teeth discoloration during pregnancy, like its causes and possible treatments.   …

What is Biomimetic Dentistry?

Biomimetic dentistry is known as the art and science of restoring damaged teeth that mimics our natural teeth in all forms — strength, appearance, and function. When translated, biomimetic literally means “to copy what is life-like.” Just as nature has provided us with the most ideal and successful properties to our natural teeth, the goal…

Minimizing Drilling – Conservative Dentistry and Saving Your Teeth

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Minimizing Drilling

Dr. Erpenbach Keeps Teeth Safe from Unnecessary Procedures Our teeth naturally have everything they need to survive. Special circumstances can call for the dentist, but there is danger in drilling or shaving on the natural tooth more than is necessary. Jim Erpenbach, DDS, understands this and practices conservative dentistry to protect your teeth from unnecessary…

Biomimetic Dentistry & The Tooth Death Spiral

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Caring for teeth the old-fashioned way does as much harm as it does good. Fixing one problem contributes to another. Dentists who practice biomimetic dentistry call this “the tooth death spiral”. The word death here is an ode to what indeed happens: the tooth dies. Thankfully, over time, dentistry has evolved as new technologies have…

An Overview of Biomimetic Dentistry

Biomimetic dentistry is the latest advancement engineered to restore damaged teeth. The art and science behind the technique is that it restores a natural appearance, function, and strength to teeth without the extensive work needed for procedures like root canals. Mother Nature gives us teeth with properties ideal for protecting them. Unfortunately, that makes restoring…

Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19

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What is coronavirus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some causing respiratory illness in people and others circulating among animals. Rarely, animal coronaviruses can evolve and infect people and then spread between people. Previous coronavirus outbreaks have included Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). COVID-19 is the disease caused…