3 Dental Problems Associated With Cleidocranial Dysplasia – And How Your Dentist Can Help
7 June 2016
Cleidocranial dysplasia is a rare genetic condition that effects the bones and, as a side effect, the development and appearance of the teeth. There are a few different dental problems associated with the condition and the treatment method will depend on the combination of symptoms present.
Here are a few of the ways a dentist can help treat the symptoms of cleidocranial dysplasia.
Orthodontics for Crowding
Dental crowding is a common symptom due to the late presence of baby teeth and the late emergence of adult teeth.
2 Tips To Protect Your Teeth From Demineralization While Wearing Braces
18 May 2016
Demineralization is often the result of poor oral hygiene. Bacteria and food that are left on the surface of your teeth will create an acidic bath. This bath strips your teeth of the nutrients it needs in order to fight against infection and tooth decay. However, the demineralization process is common in people who have braces. This is a result of the fact that food and bacteria can easily get stuck in between your braces.
2 Reasons That Wisdom Teeth Should Not Be Left In The Mouth
30 April 2016
Although their name may suggest it, wisdom teeth do not have any special significance. They are simply the last teeth in the mouth to erupt. Positioned behind the second molars, wisdom teeth usually don't present until a person becomes a teenager or an adult.
Unlike the other teeth in the mouth, wisdom teeth are often targeted for routine extractions. The extraction of a wisdom tooth can be used as a preventive measure to stop the development of unsavory issues that typically accompany the presence of a wisdom tooth, or the removal of the tooth can be performed to treat issues that have already arisen.
How To Become An Orthodontist's Mortal Enemy
13 April 2016
If you're reading this it's likely you're the parent of a child who needs or is receiving orthodontic treatment. As with most things in life, seeing you and your child can be either a pleasure or a nightmare for the orthodontist you choose, depending upon your behavior. Here you will learn a few things that drive orthodontists up the wall, and how to avoid (or ensure) becoming an orthodontist's mortal enemy.