Lake Forest Dental Blog

4 Benefits of an iTero Digital Scanner Over Traditional Dental Impressions

April 5, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — mylakeforest @ 4:37 pm
iTero scanner scanning teeth

You know you need a new dental crown for your dental implant, but you dread the thought of having to go through putty impressions. Perhaps you’ve had a bad experience in the past or you simply don’t like how it feels in your mouth. Then, your dentist takes out the iTero digital scanner.

If your dentist uses this technology, you can consider yourself fortunate! They obviously have invested in some of the industry’s most cutting-edge technology to give you a better experience and better product. But what benefits does the iTero scanner really offer? Keep reading to find out!


Does Tooth Sensitivity Require an Emergency Dentist?

March 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — mylakeforest @ 9:13 pm
mature man with toothache

Your granddaughter is staying with you for the weekend, and she’s been asking to go get frozen yogurt since last night. It sounds good, and you end up buying your own cup of peach frozen yogurt when you take her. It only takes your first bite for you to wince in pain; one of your molars is killing you! Can you wait until your next day off work to go to the dentist? Keep reading to get some insight from your emergency dentist in McKinney on what constitutes a dental emergency, common causes of tooth sensitivity, and when you need to seek help.