Sometimes, having the teeth repositioned is not enough to cause the proper alignment of the jaws and teeth. In such cases, corrective jaw surgery may be needed. Still, many people are unfamiliar with corrective jaw surgery. Here are some details about the procedure and what it corrects: What Does Corrective Jaw Surgery Address? Corrective jaw surgery can help alleviate many of the challenges associated with misaligned jaws, such as difficulties speaking, chewing and even breathing.
25 October 2017
Getting your teeth professionally whitened is one of the best and most effective methods for obtaining a whiter smile; however, there are certain conditions that prevent people from being good candidates for this procedure. Here are four questions to ask yourself to help determine if teeth whitening is right for you at this point in your life. Are Your Stains Intrinsic or Extrinsic? The first thing to think about is the types of stains you have on your teeth.
2 October 2017
Clenching your teeth can damage tooth structure and hurt your gums, not to mention make the muscles in your face hurt and interrupt your sleep. Clenching is often but not always accompanied by grinding your teeth. It can be difficult to stop clenching your teeth in your sleep because, obviously, you're not conscious. But if you're also clenching your teeth during the day, you have a chance to consciously reduce the risk of damage to your teeth.
3 September 2017
Are you a woman who has always lacked confidence? Or, maybe you had plenty of confidence at one time but as you've gotten older, your appearance has sent your sense of self-esteem plummeting. No matter what the reason is that you lack confidence about your looks, there are some things you can do to increase it or get it back. Here are three things you can do to be more confident about the way you look:
16 August 2017
There are subspecialties within the field of dentistry. Knowing what these subspecialties are can help you to find a dentist who can best help serve your needs. Whether you have small children or you have a fear of going to the dentist, there are ways to get the help you need: Services Provided by a Pediatric Dentist Helping small children develop a positive and lasting relationship with the dentist is a critical component of promoting good dental hygiene for years to come.
9 July 2017
If you have small children, you may have already encountered the discomforts of wiggly teeth. Teeth are normally shed around the time a child enters elementary school, and the process is completely natural. The primary teeth become loose and eventually fall out, making room for adult teeth. Although the process of shedding teeth is not usually painful, it can be bothersome. Little ones sometimes complain about the sensation of a loose tooth moving about.
9 July 2017
Losing a tooth can be hard, and you may want to have your tooth replaced as quickly as possible. While solutions with the placement of a bridge or a partial denture can help to restore your smile quickly, these options do not restore your tooth as permanently as they should; dental implants can. Implants are also healthier than some other replacement options. They Encourage Bone Growth Dental implants are the only tooth replacement option that actually helps to rebuild your jaw.
25 May 2017