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Learn About Surgical Orthodontics

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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What is surgical orthodontics? Sometimes, orthodontic treatment alone is not sufficient to correct serious bite problems, jaw growth abnormalities, and facial imbalances. In such cases, orthognathic surgery or surgical orthodontics may be required to reposition the jaw, thereby functionally improving the patient’s ability to chew, speak, and breathe and/or esthetically improving the facial appearance. Since […]

Wearing Braces Has No Age Limit

Sat, May 4, 2013

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  Thinking about getting braces? Experts say it’s never too late. These days, adults make up nearly half of orthodontic patients hoping to finally get the perfect smile they’ve always dreamed about. Braces have evolved considerably in the last 15 years. Breathe easy, the days of being a true “metal mouth” are over and more […]

Cover Those Cracked Tooth and Share a Radiant Smile

Sat, May 4, 2013

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You’re crunching ice or a piece of hard candy when you notice something hard in your mouth that doesn’t melt or dissolve. You get a sick feeling as you realize what it is a piece of broken tooth.   Teeth are remarkably strong, but they can chip, crack (fracture) or break. This can happen in […]

The Reason Why Most People Want Dental Bridges

Sat, May 4, 2013

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A bridge allows the dentist to replace lost teeth without the use of a denture or dental implant. Basically a false tooth is held in place by being attached to a tooth next door. The disadvantage is that the teeth next to the space have to be prepared in a similiar way to a crown […]

Restore a Damage Tooth To Its Healthy Shape

Fri, May 3, 2013

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  So, your dentist tells you that you have a cavity and need a filling. What exactly does that mean and what is a filling? When your tooth has decay present, that decay needs to be removed by the dentist. Once the decay is gone, the dentist will need to place a filling where the […]

Pain Free With Sedation Dentistry

Fri, May 3, 2013

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Millions of people avoid the dentist. Some had traumatic experiences as children. Others suffered pain as adults that they prefer not to have any treatment. Sedation dentistry uses medication to help patients relax during dental procedures. It’s sometimes referred to as “sleep dentistry,” although that’s not entirely accurate. Patients are usually awake with the exception […]

Minor Problems Might Turn Out To Be TMJ/TMD

Mon, Apr 29, 2013

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  Temporomandibular joint disorders are problems affecting the jaw joint, usually pain or reduced movement of the joint. There are various causes but mostly it is not a serious condition, and often improves with simple treatments. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge joint that connects the lower jaw (mandible) to the temporal bone of […]

Quick and Easy with Damon System

Mon, Apr 29, 2013

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    Damon braces are fast, fixed cosmetic braces that use a unique low friction mechanism that minimises the friction and binding associated with conventional braces. These not only result in quicker treatment times for fitting braces but the lighter forces associated with damon braces make them a more comfortable form of treatment.  The Damon […]

Considering a Smile Makeover

Sat, Apr 27, 2013

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People who are unhappy with their teeth can now choose to improve the appearance of their smile with a number of cosmetic dentistry procedures. The techniques range from a simple tooth whitening process to taking advantage of the full gamut of procedures available in cosmetic dentistry today.   Cosmetic dentistry procedures include dental veneers, composite […]

Foods to stay away if you want to keep healthy and shiny teeth

Sat, Apr 27, 2013

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It is the sugar and acidic content within our food which damages our teeth. The bacteria within the mouth love to feed on sugar and this produce lactic acid, which causes erosion. The worst sugar for your teeth is sucrose as this is the most difficult to shift. With regards to acid, this is naturally […]

How to Properly Use Fluoride to Prevent Tooth Decay

Tue, Mar 5, 2013

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Fluoride has proven to be helpful for the prevention of tooth decay in a number of studies. Little amount or no fluoride in toothpastes is not going to strengthen teeth while too much fluoride might cause dental fluorosis (chalky sections on teeth) and can even cause intoxication. It is therefore very important to use just […]