When you need one or more dental crown to correct or repair one or more teeth, you will want to know the different types of crowns available. Crowns are created from various materials and are categorized as: all porcelain; porcelain; and all metal. Each category has a unique purpose and is designed for the different… Continue Reading
Restorative Dentistry Articles
Read the latest information about common restorative dentistry procedures such as crowns, dental implants, root canal, and more.
Cavities are an unfortunate part of many people’s lives, but not many people know what actually causes these unfortunate developments. The average mouth is a breeding ground for bacteria. Everything we eat and drink has a lasting effect on our teeth and gums. There are plenty of foods that can be avoided to help prevent… Continue Reading
The nice thing about the CEREC CAD/CAM crowns procedures is that you can have it all done in one day. Conventional crowns require multiple appointments and the wearing of temporary crowns in between which can be an inconvenience for some people. Watch the video interview with Colorado Springs dentist, Betty Jo Schope, DDS, to learn… Continue Reading
Just the term “root canal” sounds painful, but the procedure itself usually is not. A root canal procedure is thought of by most people as a very painful experience, but that idea results from hearing horror stories told by those who had the procedure years ago. This inaccurate information often influences a patient to have… Continue Reading
If you’re considering dental implants, you may want to talk to your restorative dentist first. Dr. Schope can talk to you about what to expect not only for the immediate procedure, but also for all dental care after. Your restorative dentist works with other dental professionals to make sure you’re obtaining optimal overall dental health. Watch this video interview with Dr. Schope now …