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Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0400Aligners are easy to clean and maintain as all you have to do is brush them and rinse them in lukewarm water. There is also an Invisalign cleaning kit which you can use to clean them. You should only remove the aligners when eating and brushing your teeth.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Cosmetic-type dentistry services include porcelain crowns, teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, and dental implants all of which can be quite costly depending on where you plan to get the procedure and aftercare services. Quoting the exact price of how much a patient will pay is not easy, but it depends on the exact service one wants and the severity of the problem at hand.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400It is not easy to wear and adapt to dentures for the first time users. Eating, chewing or talking can b a nightmare when you have gaps in the mouth. However, because nobody likes the site of missing teeth and the effect it has on their smiles, they have no option but to adapt. A denture helps in making life easier and involves the replacement of teeth to eliminate the gap the missing tooth has left to enhance the wearer's ability to chew and speak with ease.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400The best time to visit the dentist is when your child's tooth first emerges, and this is because a baby's tooth is very susceptible to decay at that age. Dental visits from a young age will help the teeth stay healthy up until the point they are ready to come out and be replaced with permanent teeth.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400These are the most common braces and are the least expensive option. The images that may come to mind when you think of metal braces are ugly chunky pieces of braces held together by thick wires. That may have been the case several years ago, but metal braces are nowadays designed to be thinner, lighter and less conspicuous. You can even customize them by having them done in colors.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400You've grown up with relatively minor dental issues and now your dentist informs you that need braces, as an adult! Up until now, you probably were not aware that you could wear braces as an adult. You can, and they have numerous benefits aside from just making your teeth look pretty. For instance, did you know that by having straighter teeth you could have a cleaner mouth?
Sun, 03 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Brush your teeth twice a day, for at least three minutes. Make sure you tilt your toothbrush in order to access the spaces in between the braces. Also, it might be uncomfortable or weird to brush your teeth on the inside, but this is where your focus should be. Usually, lingual braces get stained easily because patients forget to focus on the inside of their teeth and instead focus more on the outside.
Sat, 02 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Orthodontic schools. Some dental schools require their students to operate on a certain number of patients, and perform specific procedures as part of their coursework. Luckily, each of these students can only treat you while in the presence of their supervisor. Also, you will be required to pay a fraction of the cost than what you would have otherwise been charged at an established dental practice.
Sat, 02 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Metal braces are still there, but they are thankfully more appealing. They come in slimmer, lighter and customizable designs. What's more, there is a new way of wearing metal braces: on the inside. This way, you can get all the benefits of metal braces, without them having to be seen. These braces are called incognito lingual braces.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0400Getting braces no longer needs to be a dreaded experience. Years ago, being told you needed braces often spelled doom. This is because the braces that were available then were made out of big, chunky and ugly metal. Nowadays, there are far more aesthetically pleasing options to choose from. One particular type that is growing in popularity is the lingual brace.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400You should expect to have difficulty when it comes to cleaning your teeth. Lingual braces are notoriously difficult to clean because of their positioning. You have no way of knowing how clean or dirty they are. Regular flossing and brushing may seem like a chore to you. Despite that, you are still advised to brush your teeth after every meal. This helps in keeping your braces debris-free.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Dental braces are ideal for correcting crowded or crooked teeth, jaw problems, or misaligned bites. Also, they eliminate problems you encounter while eating, cleaning your teeth, or speaking well. Standard metal braces have come a long way over the years with a majority of new brands coming in smaller, sleeker, and more comfortable trends.
Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Standard metal braces are quite popular when it comes to orthodontic appliances and are suitable for all kinds of patients and ages. Since they are fixed to the teeth, compliance is never a big issue. Having been around for many years, it means they are highly efficient in restoring the proper alignment of teeth. Conventional braces work by wearing an orthodontic wire and bracket which is held in place using ligatures or a rubber band.
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400If you are a low-income family with no means to come up with the funds required to have braces installed, then you may qualify for a dental charity. Each charity has its own specific guidelines, with most requiring you to pay a certain amount of money that is within your means to pay. In some special cases, to the discretion of the charity, some patients may even receive the treatment for free.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Everyone dreams of having a perfect dental structure to boost their facial beauty and confidence; hence, when you have a tooth that is severely decayed or damaged, you must look for ways to restore its strength, structure, and function. Patients with traumatized or weak teeth can consider the option of using dental crowns. A dental crown is a natural-colored covering with the shape of a tooth applied to the surface of your tooth to restore.
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0400Dental problems are emerging as a big threat to healthy eating and living in every household these days. In Florida itself the rate of dental problems are getting higher. This is owing to bad food habits, intake of junk foods, irregular and improper dental care, lack of knowledge in regards to dealing with dental care. All these habits results to painful eating sessions.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0400Straight and healthy teeth not only give you a good-looking smile but also help you avoid chipping of the surfaces of your teeth. Crooked teeth make chewing difficult and put too much pressure on your gums, thus destroying them. Severe orthodontic conditions may cause misalignment of the joints of your jaws. This may lead to neck pains and headaches. Orthodontists are able to treat such types of orthodontic conditions.
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0500Finding a good dentist can be a bit difficult especially if you have never visited one before. It is important to choose a qualified professional for your dental issues because your general oral health has a major impact on your smile. A smile can affect your personality and self-esteem, that's why people always want to have a beautiful smile. Here are tips that can guide you when trying to find a good dental professional for you and your family...
Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:00:00 -0400If you'd like to keep your teeth for life then looking after your gums and teeth is essential. Taking your dental health seriously is the best way to keep a healthy body and to ensure that your dental costs remain as low as possible.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500With the increase in average life span, patients now commonly rely on procedures such as permanent dental implants delhi in place of support bridges and dentures. The procedure is a good alternative when replacing a broken or damaged tooth.
Mon, 19 Nov 2012 00:00:00 -0500Recent studies have found that only 44 per cent of children in the United States brush their teeth twice a day. The increased amounts of sweets that are eaten during the holidays make this statistic even scarier. More than 50 per cent of children born in the U.S. will have a cavity before the second grade. Those cavities can lead to toothaches, and toothaches can sure make the holidays less fun! For the first time in decades, tooth decay is on the rise in children and the sad part is that this is almost completely preventable.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Jaw clenching and teeth grinding complaints have risen in the past year, perhaps as a result of worry over the poor economy. In the event that this behavior results in headache or teeth erosion, it will reassure you to learn that there is usually a remedy.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400The method of dental bonding is an adaptable technique that professional dentists can utilize to fix a large amount of cosmetic problems. He can even employ it for the replacement, in certain cases, of the tooth structure that is damaged. This is a popular option for many patients because is an inexpensive fix for staining or cracking of teeth as well as other cosmetic and structural improvements for issues such as gaps and chipped teeth.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Sensitive teeth are a common problem we encounter. It's really a commonplace issue that can be easily resolved with the use of varying products and procedures. Teeth become sensitive due to receding gums or eroded tooth enamel that exposes sensitive areas. Our group can be of assistance.
Fri, 23 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Polishing is frequently the final stage of dental cleaning and scaling, along with certain other processes. This method removes stains and polishes and smooths the tooth or surface. What exactly is polishing? Polishing often serves as the last step of dental procedures such as cleaning and scaling (deep root cleaning), or restorative processes such as replacement of a crown. Some stains are removed, as it polishes and smooths the surface of restoration or the tooth.