What An Orthodontist Can Do To Improve Your Oral Health

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An orthodontist is a dental specialist who offers a variety of treatments that are designed to straighten teeth, realign the jawbone and treat other problems inside the oral cavity. Your dentist may refer you to an orthodontist if you have any of these concerns, and the treatment that you receive from the orthodontist may help you function better in life with less pain. You may notice a remarkable improvement in your oral health in several ways after you've visited one of these specialists.

7 July 2021

Eating And Drinking After Dental Implant Surgery

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Dental implants ultimately result in a natural-looking prosthetic tooth replacement, complete with an artificial root structure. Once the implant has fully healed and been fitted with a permanent prosthetic crown, it's business as usual as far as eating and drinking are concerned. However, some restrictions will apply in the days after your implant surgery. These restrictions are not only for your comfort but also help to ensure the success of the procedure.

15 April 2021

FAQ About Taking Kids To The Dentist

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People of all ages greatly benefit from dental care to help reduce their risk of cavities, gum disease, and other oral health problems. However, dental care does vary with age. So, even if you've been seeing the dentist responsibly yourself, you may have some questions about dental care for kids and taking your child to the dentist. Learn the answers below. When do children need to start seeing the dentist?

15 April 2021

Should You Consider Prepless Veneers To Restore Your Smile?

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If you have broken, chipped, or discolored teeth, one option to fix them is with veneers. Veneers are made from porcelain and are affixed to the front of your natural tooth. Veneers are a great option to bring back your smile. Typically, a patient would have to go through a preparation process for the natural tooth. Now, there are veneers that do not require the same preparation. The following is some information about the different types of veneers you may want to consider:

26 February 2021

Cosmetic Dentists Can Help Children Struggling With Self-Esteem Related To Crooked Teeth

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Young children often go through a lot of difficulties growing up, things that their parents may not expect or which go beyond their control to help. For example, crooked teeth are likely a real issue for some children and may need management quickly and efficiently to avoid any issue. Thankfully, high-quality cosmetic dentists can help with this problem and avoid serious concerns as well. Struggles With Oral Health Can Be Upsetting

19 January 2021

Can You Whiten Your Teeth While Undergoing Orthodontic Treatment?

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Traditional braces need brackets and wires to move teeth. Because of that, whitening your teeth while wearing traditional braces is not possible. The brackets prevent in-office whitening or at-home whitening from effectively whitening the entire tooth structure. But, that doesn't mean you can't whiten your teeth while undergoing orthodontic treatment. You whiten your teeth if you choose to straighten your teeth with the following orthodontic techniques. You Can Whiten Your Teeth With Lingual Braces

3 December 2020

Should You Floss Or Waterpik?

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For many dental patients, a major question remains: should you floss or use a water-based irrigator? There are plenty of reasons to clean in between your teeth, but how can you be sure that you are making the right decision for your smile and dental health? Keep reading to learn more about how to clean between your teeth most effectively. Isn't Brushing Enough? Many people are surprised to find that simply brushing their teeth is not enough.

23 October 2020

What You Should Know About Children's Dental Care

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Although young children will usually lose their first teeth so they can be replaced with the adult ones, it is still important for them to receive dental care. Staying on top of possible problems is necessary so you can ensure that early treatment is obtained, such as if your child has a condition in which their teeth grow in an abnormal manner. Overbite or buck teeth are examples of common conditions that a dentist can treat while your child is still young.

2 January 2020

Implantation Options When Your Jawbone Is Too Thin or Porous

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When it comes to selecting dental implant candidates, the health of the jawbone is an important consideration. Dentists insert implants into the jawbone during an outpatient surgical procedure that takes place in a dental office. After making an incision in the gingival tissues, the dentist drills the implant into the bone of the jaw. There, the device stabilizes over time through a healing process called osseointegration. Osseointegration is the connection of the jawbone to the implanted device.

3 December 2019

What To Know About Tooth Extractions

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Having a tooth extraction is something that many try to avoid. However, there are many situations in which this procedure is necessary. Often, teeth need to be extracted in order to make orthodontic treatment easier. They may also need to be removed due to illness, dental decay, or injury. Wisdom teeth removal is also common. If you find yourself needing a tooth extraction procedure, there are a few key things that you should know.

6 November 2019