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 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 is way of effectively sedate a patient “unconsciousness” to complete dental treatment.
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 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 is an extra intake of fluoride during the years of tooth development causing defects in teeth enamel.
Headgear is an orthodontic appliance that will create a polling or pushing force on the upper jaw and teeth to guide them into position.
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.
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.