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Adjust Overbites With Herbst Appliance

Saturday, May 4, 2013

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  The Herbst Appliance promotes jaw growth. What does the Herbst Appliance do? The Herbst appliance prevents the lower jaw from moving backward although opening and closing movement still occurs easily. The device is attached to the back molars on the upper and lower jaws with bands that are cemented into place. Patients using the […]

Importance About Dental Extraction

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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What It’s Used For? If a tooth has been broken or damaged by decay, your dentist will try to fix it with a filling, crown or other treatment. Sometimes, though, there’s too much damage for the tooth to be repaired. In this case, the tooth needs to be extracted. A very loose tooth also will […]

Fearless Visit To The Dentist With Waterlase

Sunday, December 30, 2012

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The image of dentistry has changed radically in recent years. Whereas, once, it was seen as an emergency option to be turned to in cases of extreme pain or injury, a modern dentist’s surgery is viewed much more in preventative and cosmetic terms, and will probably boast an atmosphere akin to an upmarket spa than […]

Advantages Of Using A Partial Denture

Thursday, December 27, 2012

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What is a removable partial denture? A removable partial denture is an appliance that replaces one or several missing teeth. It is attached to the remaining teeth with clasps, and is removable by the wearer. Dentures are made by general dentists or by specialists called Prosthodontists. Partial dentures are used to fill in the gaps […]

Don’t Miss Out On Your Oral Cancer Screening

Thursday, December 27, 2012

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Though relatively rare, it is one of the easiest cancers to spot and diagnose. And if treated early, it is usually curable. Oral screening exams are inexpensive, are easy to perform, and have the potential to reduce the annual global mortality for oral cancer by tens of thousands of people. Screening is looking for cancer […]

Invisalign Can Make Your Smile Better

Saturday, October 20, 2012

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As previously mentioned, Invisalign is really interesting and cutting edge technology that aligns and straightens your teeth with invisible tools. There are not metal braces or wire and wire brackets to surround your teeth. What it instead uses are clear and removable appliances called aligners. And they are each customized and unique to your teeth. This […]

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 […]