3d printed dental model

3D Printed Dental Models

BENEFITS OF 3D PRINTED MODELS

Iverson Dental Labs offers dentist the option to choose 3D printed models from a traditional impression.

Benefits include:

  • Adaptation to soft tissue
  • Higher Accuracy
  • No digital impression needed!
  • Save chair time due to accuracy
  • Model Free option

Stratasys 3D printer

Gear Up Right with Custom-made Mouthguards

“13-39% of all dental injuries are sports-related,” as stated in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Mouthguards are protective devices for the mouth that covers the teeth and gums to prevent and reduce injury to the teeth, jaws, arches, lips and gums1. They are designed to absorb and distribute the forces of impact received while participating in contact sports—reducing the risk of sports-related dental injuries.

Avoiding Tooth Decay and Erosion Through Dietary Habits

“A clean tooth will not decay” stated J. Leon Williams, first president of the American Dental Association1. According to The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, “oral hygiene is sufficiently effective to prevent dental [cavities] caries,” however, “it is unrealistic to assume that simple brushing alone will prevent dental caries”1. Other factors such as eating frequency,

Dental cases are tracked and processed for fabrication by Iverson's logistics department

The Importance of an Effective Logistics Department in the Dental Laboratory

In order to deliver high quality dental restorations that meet dentists’ expectations, the dental laboratory requires an efficient logistics team to deliver dental restorations on time and with the proper requirements determined by the doctor.

The logistics department is one of the most important aspects of Iverson Dental Labs, because it manages and tracks dental cases throughout the entire manufacturing process.

dental tooth blowing bubble sugar-free gum

How Sugar-Free Gum can be Good and Bad for Your Teeth

At one point, The American Dental Association (ADA) website suggested that chewing gum should be the fourth step in your oral hygiene routine and suggested using it after a meal. But after digging into some research, we have found that there are some concerns to whether sugar-free gum and sugar-free products are actually helpful for your dental health.

worst and best holiday candies for your teeth

The Worst and Best Candy for Your Teeth

Every holiday season we find ourselves grazing on those delicious holiday treats—candy canes, gingerbread cookies, chocolate turtles, etc.—like their open season. You usually have to get to them quick or you are stuck with the not-so-delicious options.

Although that sweet sensation can be satisfying, it also can be damaging to your teeth and increases the likelihood of cavities.

Trinia Metal-free implant bar and abutment

Trinia – Metal-free Implant Bars and Abutments

Trinia™ CAD/CAM Discs and Blocks – A Ultralight Alternative to Metal Substructures

Trinia™, a CAD/CAM fiber-reinforced composite, was first introduced in 2010 and has achieved remarkable clinical success and acceptance among dental professionals worldwide. With the growing demand for alternatives to metal substructures in dentistry, Trinia CAD/CAM blocks and discs are the new advanced solution to CAD/CAM metal-free restorations.

smoking and gum disease

Tobacco Use Directly Affects Prevalence & Progression of Gum Disease

The American Academy of Periodontology warns periodontal (gum) disease is a public health epidemic that affects 47.2% of American adults over the age of 30. They warn the use of tobacco plays a major role in the dominance and severity of gum disease and tooth loss that is affecting the public’s dental health. They urge dentists to educate their patients about negative impacts of tobacco use on dental health as a part of the armamentarium of their dental office.

Coffee Drinkers and gum disease

Researchers find Coffee can help fight gum disease

Coffee has antioxidants and antioxidants help fight gum disease, so does coffee help fight gum disease? That’s the question researchers from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine wanted to answer when they conducted their study on the impact of coffee on oral health. Interestingly they concluded, “Coffee consumption did not have an adverse effect on periodontal health,

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