What type of metal is in your dental crowns?

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 7. July 2014 06:45
What type of metal is in your dental crown or "cap" as commonly known. There are 3 types of metals that dental labs use most often. The first is called a high noble metal. This has a high percentage of gold and other precious metals. Often this metal is used under porcelain crowns and bridges as are... [More]

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Removal of discolorations after braces - Dr. Fred Peck

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 29. June 2014 06:30
In my previous post this week, I discussed prevention of discolored teeth after braces. What do you do if you or your child has not done a good job of cleaning the teeth while the braces are on? Orthodontists have to deal with ensuring proper hygiene is maintain while the patient is under treat... [More]

Ways to keep your child's smile beautiful after braces: Part 2- Dr. Fred Peck

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 28. June 2014 06:30
When your child has their braces removed, the orthodontist always tells your child to wear the retainers. This is for a good reason. Most importantly, teeth always want to return to their natural position, especially immediately following completion of orthodontics. Stability of the position of... [More]

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Ways to keep teeth beautiful looking after braces - Dr. Fred Peck

by Dr. Fred Peck, DDS 27. June 2014 06:30
How do you help your child's teeth looking great after orthodontics? Braces do a great job improving the aesthetics and self esteem of children and adults. But all too often, removal of the braces reveals discolored teeth that were not present prior to the braces. This happe... [More]

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