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The Benefits of Digital Mouth Scanners

Why Our Dental Practice Prefers Digital The other day a patient of long-standing remarked that we seem to have all the latest "gadgets" in dentistry, like Trios and Itero digital imaging (for impressions without "goop") and Dexis digital x-rays and even 3-D printing for laboratory models.  One of my team members, hearing the discussion, noted [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Dental Technology|0 Comments

Our Trios Digital Imaging System Provides More Comfort

We're now using the Trios digital imaging system to take multiple impressions on our patients.  This is in addition to the Itero system we've been using for the past seven years.  It is truly state-of-the-art dentistry and allows us to be more accurate, as well as providing more comfort to our patients. The response of [...]

By | May 2nd, 2016|Dental Technology|0 Comments

Easy Dental Impressions with Our New Trios 3D Imager

We've got the new Trios 3D imager for taking impressions, in addition to the Itero imaging system we got seven years ago. They're both unbelievably accurate and patient-friendly. These digital systems are also environmentally friendly, as they don't involve impression material, plastic trays, or metal dies, all which get thrown away after their use. These [...]

By | March 28th, 2016|Dental Technology|0 Comments

We’re an amalgam-free office

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal on amalgam/silver fillings received national attention. Here at Clevleand Smiles, we're in our seventeenth year of being an amalgam-free office. When doing restorative work, we use both composites and porcelain, which are also natural looking and more conservative than silver fillings. Importantly, they are also much kinder [...]

Football Season = Time for Mouth Guards!

If you've been watching any Cleveland Browns games, other NFL or NCAA college football games, you'll notice that the players, including the quarterbacks, all have one thing in common: they are all wearing mouth guards! Mouth guards not only help to prevent injury to the teeth and help with head stabilization, but also help athletes perform better. This [...]

By | November 21st, 2013|Dental Technology|0 Comments

In a World of Social Connectivity

With the changes in our confirming system, Smile Reminder, as well as the continuing popularity of the Internet, we invite our patients to continually engage with us on social networks. Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Watch our videos on YouTube Connect with Dr. Marsh on LinkedIn Send and post photos of your [...]

By | September 16th, 2013|About Us, Dental Technology|0 Comments

Tell Us What You Want to See on Golden Opportunities!

Our last two segments on "Golden Opportunities" (on March 10th and March 24th) on WKYC/Channel 3 focused on the things/qualities that people should look for in a dentist and dental office.  Included among the techniques were digital X-rays/Dexis, the use of the Odyssey Navigator diode laser, digital impressions, and the diagnodent for cavity detection.  New materials [...]

By | March 26th, 2013|Appearances, Dental Technology|0 Comments

Preserve Your Athlete’s Smile with a Custom-Fitted Mouthpiece

Speaking of the Cleveland Browns, I had a chance to meet the new Browns owner, Jimmy Haslam III, and his wife Dee, on a couple of occasions.  They seem to be wonderful people who will work hard to make both the team and our city better - and they both have great smiles! And preserving the [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|Dental Technology, Patients|0 Comments

Protect Your Mouth Like the Pros

As the fall and football/lacrosse seasons are upon us, it's time to revisit ways to protect your smile with athletic mouthguards, like the kind worn by Brandon Weeden to RGIII to - dare I mention - LeBron James. The boil-and-bite mouthguards work OK, but here at ClevelandSmiles, we're able to make custom mouthguards that fit [...]

By | September 18th, 2012|Custom Mouthguards, Dental Technology|0 Comments

What to Do When a Dental Accident Happens Away From Home

Nearly every summer here in Cleveland/Northeastern Ohio, we will get a call from a parent or spouse that their child had an accident at camp or around the house resulting in a fractured/chipped tooth. They then ask the question "What should we do?" I want you to know that we are always on call for [...]

By | June 18th, 2012|Dental Technology, Patients|0 Comments