The Changing Face of Dental Technology

The Changing Face of Dental Technology

The typical dentist has more access to advanced treatment options than ever before. This will result in healthier teeth, a straight smile and better oral hygiene. A trip to the dentist is therefore able to produce amazing results in a fraction of the time that would have been required in the past. this is good news for both the patient and the doctor alike.
What types of methods will make individuals of all ages smile?

–  Modern three-dimensional printing techniques are revolutionising the creation of implants.
– Tiny and powerful lasers can now whiten teeth within minutes.
– Smart toothbrushes monitor oral hygiene habits; leading to a healthier mouth.

Dentists working from a digital platform can instantly share patient information among staff members, transfer files to the lab, and help increase case acceptance by visually showing patients areas of diagnosis and proposed treatment.”
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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.