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Dental Sealants!

Sealants should be applied as soon as the first permanent molars come in

Does pregnancy affect my teeth?

It's a myth that calcium is lost from the mother's teeth and 'one tooth is lost

Advantages of veneers?

There are many benefits and advantages to having porcelain veneers placed on

Does whitening damage the teeth?

No. Bleaching does not weaken or soften the teeth When the active whitening
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Space Maintainers

If a baby tooth is lost too soon, the teeth beside it may tilt or drift into the empty space, early corrective treatment “space mainteners”may be necessary to prevent more extensive treatment (including orthodontia-braces) in the future.

After Tooth Extractions Care

What should I do the same day of the extractions? Do not rinse your mouth. Do not use a straw, spit, or smoke. Some bleeding is to be expected following extractions. If persistent bleeding occurs, place gauze over bleeding and bite down firmly for one-half hour, repeat if necessary and contact your dentist if bleeding continues.
Bulimia

Bulimia is a an eating disorder involving episodes of binge eating (rapid consumption of food), followed by episodes of purging, which can involve vomiting, abusing laxatives and/or diuretics, exercising compulsively and/or fasting.
General Anesthesia

General anesthesia is way of effectively sedate a patient “unconsciousness” to complete dental treatment.
Lumineers

Lumineers are considered wonderful restoration since they entirely change the patient's smile, Lumineers are ultra thin custom made veneer like restoration that can be done with no drilling to tooth structure.

Fluoride Trays

Fluoride trays are custom fitted plastic trays made by your dentist to be filled with prescription fluoride gel to help control decay and strengthening teeth structures.
Enamel Fluorosis

Enamel fluorosis is an extra intake of fluoride during the years of tooth development causing defects in teeth enamel.
Headgear

Headgear is an orthodontic appliance that will create a polling or pushing force on the upper jaw and teeth to guide them into position.

Dental Sealants

Sealants are a thin, plastic coating applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. Sealants are safe, painless and an affordable way to help protect your child's back teeth from decay.

Teeth Whitening

Whitening (bleaching) is a simple procedure that can be done at the dentist office or at home. During the procedure a solution of hydrogen peroxide is applied to lighten the discolored and darkened teeth.