What is an Impacted Wisdom Tooth?

Impacted Wisdom Tooth

Impacted wisdom teeth are usually one of the main reasons for medical consultation due to the recurrent pain they cause. As we are sure that if you are here, it is because you have this type of molars, we will answer the most frequent questions we are usually asked in the consultation. Are wisdom teeth […]

Know the difference between endodontics and crowns

Difference between root canal and crown

Although endodontic treatment and the placement of dental crowns are completely different services, many patients tend to confuse them and even believe that both lead to the same result, something that is far from reality, so today we will teach you to know each of their differences.  Let’s start by knowing what an endodontic treatment […]

Tooth extraction aftercare instructions

tooth extraction aftercare

There are different reasons to have a tooth pulled out. The most common reason is when people need to get their wisdom teeth removed, but there are other cases when removing one or more teeth may be necessary. Sometimes the procedure itself is not the most difficult part since the aftercare can be troublesome and […]

Why does my retainer feel tight?

Why does my retainer feel tight?

Retainers are custom-made devices that help to keep teeth in their new position after surgery or orthodontic treatment. Every orthodontist has a different retainer protocol, but most of them will ask you to wear them permanently for the first six months. Retainers can feel tight or even cause discomfort when first using them, but most […]

What are orthodontic treatments?

What are orthodontic treatments?

Orthodontics is the dentistry field that deals with the alignment of teeth and jaws, as well as teeth movement. The position of our teeth depends on many factors, such as genetics, jaw size, diet, and even mental health (bruxism and biting things due to anxiety can change teeth position). However, modern orthodontics can help almost […]

Get to know the different types of braces available

Dental braces are orthodontic treatments that help fix smile and bite problems in patients. However, there are different types of braces available in today’s dentistry, so it is up to patients to choose the ones that better satisfy their needs. Most people do not know all the orthodontic treatments available today, which is why we […]

How are braces tightened?

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Braces and other orthodontic treatments work to fix crooked, separated teeth and also bite problems.  Braces can take years to move teeth into their correct positions; that is why during this time we orthodontists need to change your braces’ elastic bands and wires regularly.  People usually refer to this process as “tightening braces,” even when […]

What are the different types of dental implants?

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Bridges and dentures are no longer the only available options when the patient is missing a tooth. Dental implants have become a mainstream dental procedure and a viable alternative to bridges and dentures when looking for a tooth replacement. However, not all implants are the same since there are different types of dental implants. That […]

How to have a summer smile

How to have a summer smile

As people continue to get vaccinated and wearing masks is no longer obligatory, some people want to achieve a summer smile to show off to their friends and family. Achieving a summer smile is not an easy thing; however, you can follow some of the next tips to get a summer-worthy smile to show off. […]

When braces get wrong?

When braces get wrong?

Braces can go wrong in different ways. Orthodontic treatments by dental professionals are safe. However there have been increasing trends of getting DIY braces. Even other types of non-safe cosmetic or even functional dental braces that can be dangerous. These trends have brought permanent damage to many people, which is why we will talk about […]