How is Biomimetic Dentistry Different From Traditional Dentistry?

Biomimetic Dentistry is a special discipline of dentistry that stems from the philosophy that what the dentist does should preserve and imitate nature as much as possible. Traditional dentistry, referred to as Amputational Dentistry by the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry involved restorative materials and procedures that required extensive drilling and breakdown of healthy teeth and…

Why Less Dentistry is the Best Dentistry

Traditional dentistry is centered on the fastest means of giving teeth their strength back. This often entails drilling teeth down as well as packing large restorations in-between the tooth and gum.The problem with this is that we’re not setting our teeth up for long-term success. If teeth are not properly cared for and treated, the…

Understanding Biomimetic Dentistry: Do More With Less

These days it seems that everyone is all about getting more for less—not there’s anything wrong with that. We want more quality and value, and we want it at an affordable price. Why shouldn’t this be possible with dental care? Enter biomimetic dentistry, which emphasizes a conservative, preventive take on modern dental care. Knoxv… These…