All of us know that the mirrors are made with amalgam but not everyone knows that it is successfully used in dentistry too. It is a part of the special composition for fillings. The mercury and silver alloy are mixed as a plastic mass that hardens inside the tooth cavity. This alloy also contain other metals like zinc, tin and copper. The amalgam appears as the result of the chemical reaction.
Family values and traditions usually mean much for the people. They want to share something important with the future generations. The family traditions can be different – even little things mean a lot. And if one of the family traditions is taking care about health, it is a very good family. Especially it concerns dental health, because very often people neglect their problems with teeth and have a problem afterwards. The family plays a significant role in the attitude of people towards dentistry service. How does it happen? Let us see.
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.
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.