Biomimetic Dentistry in Knoxville
A good way to think about biomimetic dentistry is, “Less Drilling. Less Discomfort. Long-Lasting Results!”
While drilling may not be completely eliminated due to necessity, in most cases, biomimetic dentistry seeks to build up teeth rather than drilling them down when treating fractured, weak, and decayed teeth.
With a biomimetic approach, our conservative dentist, in Knoxville, works to protect the tooth more effectively for a lifetime against bacterial infection. Biomimetic dentistry is a form of preventive dentistry, preserving your smile and whole body health for years to come.
Conservative Dentistry in Knoxville
Traditional dentistry inadvertently can destroy the natural structure of healthy teeth during the restoration process. However, conservative dentist, Dr. Erpenbach, rebuilds the teeth he treats 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.
Healthy Mouths, Healthy Bodies, Healthy Families
Dr. Jim Erpenbach, Knoxville dentist, is dedicated to creating healthy smiles and healthy families. He is also committed to providing safe and comfortable dental experiences to all of his patients. That’s why he became so involved in preventive dentistry.
Our conservative dentist will ensure that your dental work mimics the natural tooth as closely as possible. He utilizes carefully selected materials and the latest science, technology, and techniques for longer-lasting dentistry.
Dr. Erpenbach is a founding member and teaching mentor for the Academy of Minimal Invasive Biometric Dentistry. He is also a teaching mentor for Texas Institute Advanced Dental Studies for minimally invasive or preventative dentistry with hydro air abrasion. He and his team average 150 hours of Continuing Education each year.
Why is our team so committed to preventive dentistry and continuing education? Because we respect YOU, the patient! We are always up-to-date with the latest ways to keep your smile safe and healthy.
If you are interested in receiving leading edge dental treatments that are 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 in Knoxville to schedule your appointment.