Question by Sergio: How to become a Tooth designer/Dental Technician Basically….in Houston Texas or surrounding areas.?
Currently have RDA Registered Dental Assistant License, Over 1 year experience working in dental field from : (General Dentistry, Family Dentistry, Orthodontics, Dental Assisting College background. I like working chairside with Dentist working in the lab, but would like to actually design teeth on computers or in a laboratory. I tend to do great in the dental office laboratory and would like to get a job working where your not always working with the dental patients. I was thinking working in the front office, which seems really intriguing. But then again there’s customers to attend all day there too. I’d like to gain experience as a Dental Technician, I have a friend who designs teeth also but im trying to get in these field doing it on my own without asking for help except on here yahoo answers is very helpful.
Answer by Hawkeyesrule
Dental labs often train their technicians themselves. There are about 30 dental lab tech programs at various colleges throughout the country–you could see which is the closest to you.
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Cavities are more common among children, but changes that occur with aging make cavities an adult problem, too. Recession of the gums away from the teeth, combined with an increased incidence of gum disease, can expose tooth roots to plaque. Tooth roots are covered with cementum, a softer tissue than enamel. They are susceptible to decay and are more sensitive to touch and to hot and cold. It’s common for people over age 50 to have tooth-root decay.
Decay around the edges, or a margin, of fillings is also common for older adults. Because many older adults lacked benefits of fluoride and modern preventive dental care when they were growing up, they often have a number of dental fillings. Over the years, these fillings may weaken and tend to fracture and leak around the edges. Bacteria accumulate in these tiny crevices causing acid to build up which leads to decay.
You can help prevent tooth decay by following these tips:
Brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste.
Clean between your teeth daily with floss or interdental cleaner.
Eat nutritious and balanced meals and limit snacking.
Check with your dentist about the use of supplemental fluoride, which strengthens your teeth, and about use of dental sealants (a plastic protective coating) applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (where decay often starts) to protect them from decay.
Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral examination.
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