The Right Way to Brush Your Teeth

Did you know that proper brushing takes at least two minutes — that’s right, 120 seconds! Most adults do not even come close to brushing that long. To properly brush your teeth, use short, gentle strokes, paying extra attention to the gumline, hard-to-reach back teeth and areas around fillings, crowns or other restoration. Concentrate on thoroughly cleaning each section as …

Sterilization and Infection Control

Ever wondered what happens once a patient leaves the room and has completed their treatment?  That’s when the sterilization process begins! Instruments are removed from the room and taken to be sterilized in an autoclave. An autoclave is a pressure chamber used to sterilize equipment and supplies by subjecting them to high pressure saturated steam at 121 °C for around 15–20 …

All About CEREC Technology

This week our students learned all about CEREC technology and have had the opportunity to witness actual CEREC procedures throughout the course of their internship at Morrison Dental Group.  Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramic (or CEREC) by Sirona allows the fabrication of all ceramic dental restorations in ONE VISIT!   The strong ceramic materials used in CEREC restore your teeth to their natural beauty, strength and …