What To Know When Using Clear Aligner Trays

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Are you tired of your teeth not looking straight, and do you want to use clear aligners to fix it? If so, you’ll want to know the following things before you move forward with the treatment.  You Will Need A Scan Of Your Mouth There is a bit of preparation required to have clear alignment trays made, and it starts with getting a scan of your mouth. This allows the dentist to come up with a treatment plan of how to move your teeth, and then create the series of alignment trays that will get the job done. Read More»

What You Can Expect After Dental Implant Surgery

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Dental implants are surgically implanted into the gum of the mouth to replace teeth you may be missing. The procedure in which these implants are surgically inserted takes time and planning and will also require some recovery time as well. The implants are inserted into the jawbone, below the surface of the gums, then the faux tooth with what appears to be a screw on the bottom of it is screwed into the implant in the jawbone. Read More»

Why Should I Have My Teeth Reshaped?

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If you aren’t happy with how your smile looks, but the problems with your smile are relatively minor, you can visit a cosmetic dental service to undergo a tooth contouring procedure. This procedure involves having minor imperfections in your teeth corrected using professional instruments and removable strips. Why Tooth Reshaping is Done A tooth reshaping procedure often involves reducing the size of a tooth so that it fits better in your mouth. Read More»

Everything You Need To Know About Periodontal Diseases

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Most people know very little about periodontal disease. For the most part, it is a silent disease that causes no pain and often goes undetected until significant damage has been done. This article explains everything you need to know about periodontal disease, including who’s at risk and available treatment options. What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal (gum) disease is an infection of the gums and bones supporting your teeth. It’s usually caused by plaque, a sticky coat of food debris, bacteria, and saliva. Read More»

The Dos And Don'ts After A Tooth Extraction

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Tooth extraction may be necessary if your tooth is severely damaged due to overcrowding, infection, or trauma. Dentists usually perform dental extractions through surgery, which leaves a wound in the tooth socket left behind. Therefore, it’s important to take care of this wound after surgery to ensure proper and fast healing. After healing, you can consider getting dental implants. If you’re thinking about having dental extraction surgery, here are the dos and don’ts after the procedure. Read More»