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Orthodontics without braces?

Are orthodontics possible without brackets? Imagine the following situation, you are getting married in 6 months and you want to have… White teeth; Straight teeth; And without braces. Several methods have to be followed so your teeth look white and well aligned, which teeth whitening and orthodontics can solve. The problem consists that if you want to attend your wedding without braces and within 6 months, we have the next options. Lingual braces. Lingual braces are an excellent treatment option

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Overcoming fear of the dentist

In America 7 out of every 10 people fear the dentist, but what causes this fear? We will list some reasons on why most people fear to go to the dentist. Pain Fear One of the biggest (if not the biggest!) problems that we associate when thinking about the dentist, or even hearing the word “dentist” is without a doubt; pain. However, this is far from a real perception, since as technology has advanced we now make use of better

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Why do I have a black tooth?

A black tooth is a clear signal that the tooth is devitalized, this means that the tooth pulp and nerve are dead. A tooth turns black when it loses blood flow. Therefore, a black tooth is weaker than a healthy tooth, so as time passes the tooth starts darkening until hitting a near-black color. That is the reason for the name! Children are especially prone to suffer several accidents through their childhood, this causes that some of the fracture or

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8 reasons for not chewing gum

Chewing gums comes from ancient civilizations, people used to make several cuts through tree trunks and they used to get tree sap which they let dry and used to chew so they could clean their mouth, their teeth or even for calming down hunger. However, it differs from those days, nowadays we have several chewing gum brands which have let people create chewing habits to the point in which they never stop chewing. Muscle over-stimulation from chewing If you chew gum

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