Dental 3D Printing at Ponderosa

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Nowadays, a 3D printer can produce almost anything! From jewelry to car parts to architectural scale models, the possibilities are practically endless, and the technology has become a staple in many dentist’s offices — including Ponderosa Dental in Missoula. Learn how we use 3D printing technology at Ponderosa to improve the level of care you…


Can a Loose Tooth Tighten Back Up?

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A loose tooth is no big deal when you’re a kid. Some kids even welcome a wobbly tooth since it means a visit from the Tooth Fairy! But if you’re an adult, a loose tooth is more like a nightmare come true. Loose teeth in adults can result from poor dental hygiene, advanced gum disease,…


In-Office Milling Unit for Same-Day Crowns

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Getting a single crown is the most common restorative procedure, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. Approximately 2.3 million implant-supported crowns are made annually – many of them using in-office milling machines like the one at Ponderosa Dental in Missoula. This advanced technology creates custom, precision-engineered crowns in just one office visit without sacrificing…


3 Summer Smile Dangers You Aren’t Expecting

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From hiking and fly fishing to swimming and picnicking, Montana is the best summer playground. You enjoy it all, and you’re always ready for an adventure with your gear, sunscreen, bug spray, water…and toothbrush? That’s right. While summer can be plenty of fun, it also poses some unsuspecting dangers for your pearly whites. Watch out…


Dental Cone Beam CT Scanner & Digital Scanner

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The best dentist offices in Missoula use the latest technology to improve patient results, gain better insights, increase patient comfort, and speed up procedures. The dental cone beam CT scanner is one of these technologies, and you might have already used it if you’ve visited our Missoula office. Learn how this dental technology enhances your…


Help! My Tooth Broke! What Do I Do?

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A chipped or broken tooth can be more than uncomfortable and painful. It can also tarnish your smile and cause you to feel less than your best. Life’s too short for that! Thankfully, there are plenty of solutions for getting broken teeth fixed. Just ask Dr. Dan at Ponderosa Dental! Why Do Teeth Crack or…


7 Common Zoom Whitening Questions, Answered

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When you’re ready to enhance your smile, you don’t want to wait! You want whiter teeth as fast as possible. There are pictures to be taken, dates to go on, people to meet, and experiences you want to have — but only with the smile of your dreams. Zoom teeth whitening can give you brilliantly…