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Yadlkinville NC dentistry harnesses CEREC technology for a better patient experience

Crowns and onlays are a natural fit with Virtue Dental Care’s holistic and biological dentistry practice. Conservative procedures are a cornerstone of biological dentistry. Inlays and onlays are a less extensive alternative to full- dental crowns. Dr. William Virtue and his team also offer a preferred approach to this preferred option for tooth restoration: CEREC technology. About CEREC Technology has brought convenience to the dental world. General dentistry has traditionally used many manual processes for common procedures, which were inefficient and unpleasant for the patient. Take, for example, the way impressions are typically made. This model of your mouth has traditionally … Continue reading

Is your tooth turning grey? Piedmont NC area dentist restores brilliance with lifelike crown

A Crown is the visible part of your tooth. Seen above the gumline, a crown can look pleasing to the eye depending on features such as its shade or color. How can the color of a crown change? Over time, your teeth may lose their youthful luster. Stains are often characterized as either extrinsic or intrinsic. Extrinsic stains are generally superficial. These superficial stains make teeth look brownish or yellowish. Intrinsic stains affect the deeper, inner layers of the tooth. Grey-hued teeth are associated with this type of staining. What causes grey teeth? Grey or blue-grey discoloration can be caused by … Continue reading

NC dental team uses inlays and onlays, created in a single visit

In the skilled hands of Dr. William Virtue, beautiful and durable ceramic can be matched and molded to look, feel, and function like natural, healthy tooth structure. Direct restorations such as fillings and dental bonding involve applying the material directly to the tooth. Indirect restorations are designed and created outside of the mouth to your unique specifications, and then securely placed to repair damage. Options to restore a tooth When decay or trauma has damaged most of the tooth, a crown will cover the entire tooth to the gumline. However, not every tooth with damage needs a crown. An onlay may … Continue reading

Pros and Cons of CEREC Ceramic Crowns in Yadkinville, NC

Dr William Virtue of Virtue Dental Care in Yadkinville, NC offers general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry options. His dental expertise includes using CEREC crowns for individuals who need dental restorations in a timely manner. When considering any treatment, you must weigh the pros and cons to make an informed decision. The same holds true when contemplating dental crowns. What are CEREC restorations? CEREC restorations are made of ceramic, not metal. Dentists who have CEREC technology utilize a milling machine in the office. The machine is used to create the crown while the patient is in the office. The crown can then … Continue reading

Piedmont area residents ask, ‘Do dental crowns contain mercury?’

With concerns about mercury toxicity and amalgam fillings, patients may wonder about other dental restorations. Piedmont residents can rest assured knowing their dental crowns do not contain mercury. Dr. William Virtue of Virtue Dental Care follows strict practices laid out by the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). Our practice understands the importance of patient health and safety, utilizing only materials and methods that are safe for patients. This includes the use of biocompatible porcelain crowns. What is a dental crown? A dental crown can repair a cracked, broken, or badly decayed tooth, or finish a dental implant. It … Continue reading

Yadkinville residents discover temporary crowns for use on front teeth

If trauma causes damage to your front teeth, you probably wanted to have it corrected quickly. Located in Yadkinville, Dr. William Virtue of Virtue Dental Care offers temporary crowns on front teeth to give patients an efficient solution to restoring a beautiful smile. Uses for crowns Crowns correct dental issues. Crowns can be used to repair broken or chipped teeth, or to cover a dental implant. When a tooth chips it can create jagged edges, making it difficult to eat, smile, or talk without feeling discomfort inside the mouth. A minor crack may not be painful, but if a large part … Continue reading