Portfolio Category: Prevention

How does invisalign orthodontic treatment work ?

How Does Invisalign Orthodontic Treatment Work ? Many patients long for straighter teeth but dread having to endure months of wearing clunky metal appliances. The Invisalign orthodontic system offers these patients an alternative to traditional braces. Invisalign straightens patients’ teeth through a series of clear, removable plastic trays.…
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How Long before I Start to See Results with Invisalign?

Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that uses clear plastic trays instead of traditional brackets and bands to move your teeth into proper position. The trays can be removed for short periods of time, making it easier to see the progress of the treatment. You should be…
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Why do we get wisdom teeth?

The wisdom teeth are the last set of molars that come in, far in the back of the mouth. Many people—in fact, most people—don’t have enough room to accommodate these large teeth and so have to have them extracted. Why do we get these teeth, then, if…
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Bonding is a process in which an enamel-like material is applied to a tooth`s surface, sculpted to an ideal shape, hardened, and then polished for an ideal smile. This procedure usually can be accomplished in a single visit. Bonding is often performed in order to…
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Dental Crowns and Bridges

Bridges Bridges are natural-looking dental appliances that can replace a section of missing teeth. Because they are custom-made, bridges are barely noticeable and can restore the natural contour of teeth as well as the proper bite relationship between upper and lower teeth. Bridges are sometimes…
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Cavities and Tooth Decay

What Is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is caused by a variety of things; in medical terms, cavities are called caries, which are caused by long-term destructive forces acting on tooth structures such as enamel and the tooth's inner dentin material. These destructive forces include frequent…
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