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Month: July 2021

Cone Beam X-Rays Can Improve Outcomes In Many Dental Situations

But a new type of x-ray technology can do just that: known as cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), these machines record hundreds of digital images as a cone-shaped beam of x-ray energy is projected through a device that rotates around a person’s head. A computer then assembles the images into a single three-dimensional image that …

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4 Reasons Saving Your Child’s Decayed Baby Tooth Is a Good Idea

Despite everyone’s best efforts, one of your child’s primary (“baby”) teeth has become decayed to the point it might be lost prematurely. Saving it would require extensive treatment like capping it with a crown or performing a pulpotomy, similar to a root canal treatment. You may be thinking: since it’s going to come out eventually, …

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