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Benefits of Dental Implants

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Dental implants are one of the most common and long lasting treatments for replacing missing teeth. Dental implants function similarly to a real tooth by replacing the missing tooth with an artificial tooth and root. In this process, the root of the tooth is replaced with a titanium screw. It is inserted into the jawbone and attached with an artificial tooth. The natural appearance of dental implants is one of the greatest advantages of this treatment. They look incredibly similar to the …

Dental Implants: What you Need to Know

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Dental implants are a good long-term solution to replacing lost teeth. Patients need to consider their options and make educated decisions when they are deciding between bridges and implants. 1. An implant beats bridges or dentures Bridges, dentures, and implants replace missing teeth. A bridge requires filing two adjoining teeth, which can make them weaker and prone to decay. Dentures often have fit problems and can interfere with taste. For an implant, a titanium screw is placed in the jawbone and a …

Teething

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At the point when your infant’s first tooth shows up, you may be surprised (“Ow! Was that only a bite?”), or you may very well at last comprehend what each one of those sure fire teething signs — dribbling, night waking, grouchiness — were indicating. Each infant encounters teething in an unexpected way: Some have practically no signs, while different children experience teething pain for a considerable length of time. Luckily, there are a few signs to look for as …

Things You Can Do For Your Dental Health This New Year

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As the new year approaches, countless people make big plans to adopt healthier habits that improve their physical and mental well-being. Since dental health is a key part of your overall wellness, here are some smart resolutions for your teeth, gums and smile. Eat a Better Diet While good brushing habits can drastically reduce the risk of tooth decay, it’s only part of the equation. It’s also important to avoid certain types of foods that leave your teeth more susceptible to damage. …

Post-Orthodontic Care

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That day may not be far when your braces would be taken off. You’ll be free of brackets and bands and elastics, able to eat whatever you like and run your tongue over smooth, clean teeth. Yet, you need to bear in mind that you’re not exactly finished with orthodontic treatment yet: The following stage, called maintenance or retention, is simply the beginning of what is called as post orthodontic treatment care. Retention is the next step following orthodontic treatment that consists of wearing an orthodontic appliance called as a retainer. Different types of …

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Dental Bonding Dental bonding is a technique in which a tooth-coloured resinous material (a sturdy plastic material) is put in the tooth and solidified with a special light, which eventually “bonds” the material to the tooth to re-establish or enhance individual’s smile. Dental bonding may be the choice of treatment: §  As a filling material to restore decayed teeth (cavities). §  To repair chipped or broken teeth. §  To enhance the appearance of discoloured teeth. §  To close spaces between teeth (diastema). §  To make teeth …

Post-Operative care following dental surgery

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Here are somethings you must do if you have undergone dental surgery or extraction. Day 1: Ø Continue biting on the bandage for half to one hour after your surgery. Try not to spit, wash, suck (utilizing a straw), smoke, drink carbonated or mixed refreshments for at least 24 hours. Ø Swallow any saliva that may accumulate in your mouth. This helps to keep blood clot in place. This also helps in preventing a painful, inflamed complication called as “DRY SOCKET” which …

Corrective Jaw Surgery

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Jaw surgery, also called orthognathic surgery, realigns the jaws and teeth to enhance the way they work and also to enhance your appearance. Jaw surgery might be a treatment alternative if you have moderate to serious jaw issues that can’t be treated with orthodontics alone. Orthognathic surgery involves a combination of jaw surgery and orthodontics or braces. Jaws that don’t close correctly, or the teeth that don’t normally contact the teeth of the opposing jaw bone, are the most common …

Dental Inlays & Onlays

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Inlays and onlays are an aesthetic treatment option to fillings. This treatment alternative is generally advised especiallyfor the individuals who suffer from extensive tooth decay. After the tooth is cleaned, the inlay is the filling that is put inside your tooth and the onlays is the sealant that is connected to the surface of your tooth. Together, they work towards decreasing the harms of tooth decay to keep your teeth sound and clean. Putting inlays and onlays onto your teeth is a two-step process. During the first step, your …

What to expect on your dental recall visit

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A dental recall visit involves removal of your tartar, plaque and any stains on your teeth surfaces. Recall visits are essential to keep a check on the gum disease. This is done by controlling the levels of thee harmful bacteria in the mouth. So, what would you expect when you come in for your dental recall visit? Your recall visit generally involves a session of thorough dental cleaning, polishing, topical fluoride treatment and a dental exam and x-rays if you …

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