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Archive | July, 2012

Adult Orthodontics

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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Adult Orthodontics There are a variety of dental treatment options that are designed specifically to meet the physical and lifestyle needs of adults. To straighten teeth quickly and discreetly, dentists now offer invisible braces and “instant orthodontics” with porcelain veneers. Your life and your priorities are different than a child’s, and so is your mouth! […]

Dentist Specialist in Orthodontics

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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What is orthodontic treatment? Orthodontic treatment can involve the extraction of teeth, wearing of braces (removable or fixed) and very occasionally surgery. Why might I need orthodontic treatment? There are 3 main reasons for having orthodontic treatment: To improve the appearance of the teeth To improve the health of the teeth and gums To improve […]

How Do Lasers Work in Dentistry?

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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How Do Lasers Work in Dentistry? All lasers work by delivering energy in the form of light. When used for surgical and dental procedures, the laser acts as a cutting instrument or a vaporizer of tissue that it comes in contact with. When used for “curing” a filling, the laser helps to strengthen the bond […]

Dental Health and Wisdom Teeth

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes these teeth can be a valuable asset to the mouth when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. Wisdom teeth present potential problems when they are misaligned – they […]

Cosmetic Dentistry at Arlington Family Dentistry

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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Cosmetic Dentistry People seek cosmetic dentistry for a variety of reasons. Some people simply want to look younger, and cosmetic dentistry is like a dental facelift that can quickly “reverse” the natural aging process of the teeth. Others, the majority, have had unattractive teeth their whole lives and have always felt self-conscious because of them. They […]

What Are Dental Implants?

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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What Are Dental Implants? The implants themselves are tiny titanium posts that are surgically placed into the jawbone where teeth are missing. These anchors act as tooth root substitutes. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth. Small posts that protrude through the gums are then securely attached to the […]

Root Canal Therapy

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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Root canal is a dental procedure which helps in removing the entire internal parts, mainly pulp chamber of the tooth. It also involves the filling of the prepared empty cavity with a suitable bio-compatible material. This procedure is done and advised only when the tooth can not compensate restoring material in a small cavity on the […]

Different Types of Braces

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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Different Types of Braces Disposition of teeth is one of the most common dental problems. One of the best and the most effective ways to treat this is with the help of braces. Dental braces help correct any misalignment of the teeth that can lead to problems while talking, eating or functioning on an everyday […]

Tips for Taking Care of your Porcelain Veneers

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve your appearance. These shells are bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, size, or length. Dental veneers can be made from porcelain or from […]

Dental Implant Restorations

Sunday, July 29, 2012

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Implant Restorations Endosseous dental implant restorations have proven to be highly predictable, and long-term success is common in complete and partially edentulous cases. Success is closely linked to meticulous planning and execution of therapy, and this is no less the case when aesthetics of the single, implant-supported restoration is contemplated. Contemporary aesthetic and functional demands […]