The achievements of nowadays’ dentistry allow people solving multiple problems with teeth. Dental implantation is getting more and more popular and many people are having the implants. But sometimes there occurs a necessity to undergo an MRI exam. And not all the implants allow performing it. The magnetic resonance imaging is nowadays one of the most reliable means of diagnostics. That is why the question of compatibility with the dental implants is very relevant.
The mouth guards for kids can be not only for the teeth protection while doing sports, but with the orthodontic function. The special device serves to straighten the child’s teeth and fix the wrong occlusion. It can be used as independent device or as a part of retention after wearing the brace system. As the independent device an or4thodontic mouth guard can correct the slightly deformed occlusion. If the deformation is significant, it will be better to choose non-removable brace system. But after such way of correction your child will still need to carry a mouth guard for a while not to let the teeth go back to their wrong position.
Toothache is a very painful thing. Hardly anyone can tolerate it for a long time. It will make you go to the doctor eventually. But what if the doctor cannot see any problem? Your teeth hurt but the diagnostic shows there is nothing wrong with them. What to do?
Some people think that teeth implantation is too difficult operation for the elderly people. It is a mistake. The only age restriction for this procedure is young age, when the bone tissue is not completely formed yet. When the process of its formation is complete, there are no restrictions for any age. Still, there can be some individual contraindications. That is why the consultation of dentist is required to decide what way of prosthesis will be the best in your case. Some elderly people have rather good conditions of mouth health for having dental implants. And, on the contrary, some younger people may have a lot of contraindications because of the bad state of health.
Why do we feel dryness in mouth? That means that our organism doesn’t produce enough saliva to maintain the necessary level of moist in the mouth. Sometimes everyone can feel it, especially in stress situations. But if this feeling is not situational, but lasts for a long time, it can be a marker of some more deep problems with health and needs your attention. Saliva’s part is not only to moisture our mouth, it also helps to digest the food, protects our teeth from cavities, prevents the development of various diseases by controlling the activity of bacteria in mouth and helps us to chew and swallow the food.
Veneers are the ceramic or composite micro prostheses that are set on the front surface of teeth. Usually they are used to improve the aesthetic look of the smile. Thus, they are applied on teeth that are visible in process of smiling. They make front teeth look straight, white and have correct shape. They do not cover the whole tooth surface, only front side and cutting part. Modern dentistry makes them look exactly as natural teeth. Still they have their pros and cons, so let us observe them all.
Tooth decay treatment was never associated with something pleasant and painless. Millions of people suffer from odontophobia, and it is quite understandable – toothache is a real suffering and all those devices in the dentist’s cabinet look scary and remind the modern modifications of torture devices from the times of Great Inquisition. Especially they scare little patients. However, today’s dentistry technologies have gone ahead quite far and there exists a possibility to cure teeth without any painful feelings. The development of anesthesiology allows applying local anesthesia, general anesthesia and sedation. If everything is clear about local and general anesthesia, the word “sedation” seems not to be understood by many patients. So, let us drag away the mystery curtain and determine this notion.
Filling cavities means to renovate the shape and function of a tooth damaged by caries. When dentist Brooklyn fills the tooth, first he has to remove the tooth tissue damaged by the disease. Then the infected surface undergoes cleaning. The cleaned cavity can be filled with special material. In the process all the places, where bacteria may get, are closed. Also filling helps to prevent the development of cavities. There are different types of materials used in the process of filling. Each of them has its pros and cons. Which one to choose?
Not only cigarettes and coffee can spoil natural whiteness of our teeth. Food that you eat everyday can also do this. Teeth whitening is not a cheap procedure and if it is possible to prevent it, why not do it yourself?