Cosmetic Dentistry Options for a Child's Broken Tooth
2 August 2017
A lot of cosmetic dentistry treatments involve either correcting the alignment of teeth or improving their colour. As such, they're almost always carried out on adults.
The alignment of children's teeth is normally corrected through the use of orthodontic braces, which are most effective as the jaw is still developing, so you can get excellent results when they're used with children. Other treatments for tooth alignment, like veneers, would be likely to shift out of place as the child grows.
Titanium vs Zirconia Implants: What Are the Strengths of Each Option?
15 March 2017
Dental implants represent a more stable, comfortable, and permanent solution to the traditional denture, and studies estimate a success rate of up to 95% over a 10-year period, with pre-existing health conditions and bone quality proving the most important factors.
That said, there are certain decisions that you should make before an implant is fitted, and one of the most important is what type of material is used. Most implants are still made using titanium, but zirconia, a ceramic material, is starting to become steadily more popular.
When Your Molars Are Missing: 7 Reasons to Replace Your Missing Molars with Dental Implants
24 February 2017
If you have recently lost one or more molars, then you probably noticed an immediate change in your ability to chew food. Your molars are designed for mastication, which means to crush and grind your food, and without them meals will become more of a chore than an enjoyment. Here are 7 reasons why you should consider replacing your missing molars with dental implants as soon as possible.
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Recession Is Not An 'Old-Age' Disease
21 December 2016
The phrase 'old-age' disease refers to ailments or medical conditions that are more prevalent among the older generation of patients. Many of these conditions result from the gradual deterioration of body systems over the years.
A receding gum line is an example of the effects often brought by that kind of deterioration. At 19, your body systems haven't seen much deterioration so it's somewhat confusing why you have a receding gum line.