Posts Tagged ‘permanent teeth’
Top Reasons For Caring For Your Baby’s Teeth
Many people assume that a baby’s teeth are not important to care for because they will fall out eventually. This is simply not so. Not only can breakdown of these primary teeth cause severe discomfort and infection to your child, they can also have far reaching consequences into adulthood. As a matter of fact, in…Read More
Why Are Early Orthodontic Evaluations Necessary?
In the past, orthodontics was routinely an early teen event that began once all of the baby teeth were gone and permanent teeth were in. Recent advances in the understanding of a child development as well as modern materials have re-evaluated the time for orthodontic treatment to an earlier age. It is now recommended by…Read More
Are All Dental Crowns The Same?
Dental crowns are a dental restoration that completely covers and protects a tooth or a dental implant. Dental crowns are often necessary when extensive tooth decay or trauma has destroyed a large portion of the natural tooth structure, leaving it easily fracturable. Crowns will restore its strength, shape and improve its esthetic appearance. Dental crowns are typically…Read More
What Is Interceptive Orthodontics?
Interceptive Orthodontics is a phased type of orthodontics. Growth is utilized to correct developmental occlusion problems. Staging the treatment can correct immediate problems and future issues. Interceptive orthodontics simply means diagnosing and treating malocclusions as soon as they are detected. The American Academy of Orthodontics now says all children should have an orthodontic assessment no later…Read More
Losing Teeth: Causes and Effects
Losing teeth can be a serious health and self esteem problem for many Americans. If we do not take proper care of our teeth eventually we will lose them. As a child, tooth loss is normal as the primary teeth give way to our adult or permanent teeth. The tooth fairy comes when we lose…Read More