Three Measures To Prevent Your Dental Jewelry From Becoming A Health Risk
26 March 2015
Having dental jewelry can lead to oral infection, teeth chipping, and bruises on your oral tissues. Therefore, if you are determined to pierce your lip, tongue, or cheek, you should do it in a way that minimizes these risks. How do you do that? By following these three general guidelines:
Choose a Hygienic Place
To reduce the risk of infection, you need to get your piercing done at a piercing parlor with a strict infection-control policy.
Why And How To Correct A Dental Misplaced Midline
18 March 2015
Orthodontic treatment frequently targets differences between the positioning of the upper and lower teeth. This can lead to common bite problems such as an overbite, underbite or crossbite. But incorrect positioning can also lead to a condition called misplaced midline, which happens when the center line of the upper teeth doesn't line up with the center line of the bottom teeth. It might seem like a simple cosmetic issue, but there are reasons you want to have a misplaced midline fixed as soon as possible.
Three Ways To Get The Smile Of Your Dreams
11 March 2015
If you are a teen or adult who suffer from low self-esteem due to your smile, you have probably considered the ways to correct the problem. Many people are afraid to smile due to misaligned teeth or bite issues such as overbites, under bites, and cross bites. If you have ever considered getting the smile you have always dreamed of, there are three options available for you.
Traditional braces, or metal braces, have been the orthodontic treatment for misaligned teeth and bites for decades.
Understanding Orthognathic Treatment
24 February 2015
If you have a problem with biting, chewing or talking, then the issue could be with your jaws. Your family doctor might recommend you go through corrective surgery for your jaws. The following article takes you through the basics of orthognathic treatment.
What is Orthognathic Treatment?
Orthognathic is derived from two greek words " orthos" and "gnathic" which mean straighten and dealing with the jaw, respectively. Hence the word orthognathic refers to surgical treatment that straightens the jaws.