The latest updates on dental technology, treatments and how Nashville Restorative Dentistry is working to deliver the best possible care for our patients.
European Ban on Mercury Amalgam Fillings
Jul 19, 2018
In the European Union, dental filling regulations have begun to take effect. Last year, the European Union adopted a regulation that banned amalgam use in children under the age of 15 years old, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. Now, as of the 1st of July, 2018, this partial amalgam ban is being implemented. What is Amalgam? First things first, let’s discuss what amalgam is. Amalgam is an alloy (mixture) of mercury with another metal (yes, Mercury!). The toxic element has...
Jul 12, 2018
We created a brief CEREC FAQ to explain what perks this new piece of technology has brought to the dentistry field, especially our office in Franklin. Restorative dentistry can change lives. We find it important to inform our patients about the steps we take with Cerec crown technology. What is a crown? A cap that fits over your existing tooth to restore shape, size, and appearance. Why would I need a crown? To protect a weakened tooth after a root canal...