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2015 Dental Implant Symposium in Las Vegas Nevada

I am attending the 2015 Nobel Biocare Symposium this weekend.  The symposium is a 3 day conference providing continuing education on dental implant treatments.  The symposium is the annual meeting for the largest dental implant company in North America.  I was invited by Las Vegas oral surgeon Bryce Leavitt to attend.  I am updating my knowledge on the latest materials and techniques in implant dentistry.

Same day crowns are in demand in Las Vegas

Las Vegas residents are becoming increasingly aware of a technology that is changing the way dentists retore teeth.

The old way of restoring teeth required more than one visit to the dentist. On the first visit, you would get shots to have your teeth numbed, your tooth would be prepared then an impression taken, and a temporary restoration would be placed on your tooth. The second appointment followed a couple of weeks later, at which time you would get another injection and have the temporary taken off.  Then you would have a permanent restoration put on.  With CEREC®, the procedure is done in a single appointment, start to finish.

A CEREC® tooth restoration isn't just convenient, it is also healthy. Many years ago, dentists had few options to repair decayed and damaged teeth other than amalgam, gold, and other metals. With CEREC®, dentists can use strong, tooth colored ceramic materials to restore your teeth to their natural strength, beauty, and function. These materials closel…