Get to know the different types of braces available

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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 […]

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 […]

Mouth cancer symptoms

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Mouth cancer has become a common occurrence globally. That is why it is important to know the early symptoms to get better treatment. Mouth cancer has different types of cancers that can appear in the mouth which include: Buccal cancer (inside of the cheeks). Lip cancer. Oral salivary gland cancer. Tongue cancer. Hard palate cancer. […]

Everything you need to know about the dental deep-cleaning procedure

Everything you need to know about the dental deep-cleaning procedure

What is a dental deep cleaning procedure? Deep cleaning (also called SRP or scaling and root planing) is a dental procedure that consists of cleaning the teeth below the gum line to prevent or treat ongoing gum diseases. This procedure generally takes two appointments to complete, but it is necessary to improve oral health in […]

How long do braces treatments last?

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We can summarize that the average duration of braces treatment is between 1 to 3 years (medium to long term), however, some dentists cannot define the exact duration because it is determined by the process and the patient’s results. Because of the above, several people decide not to wear braces because of the time they […]

Electric toothbrush vs manual: Which is better?

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Regarding toothbrushes, the most important thing is to make sure to brush after each meal, and floss before going to bed. However, a common question that we hear at our dental offices is if electric or manual toothbrushes are better, and which ones we recommend. To answer briefly, we can state that both methods work […]

All you need to know about clear ceramic braces

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If you came to this article it is probably because you were recommended to use ceramic brackets due to their increasing popularity and you want to know everything about them.  First of all, we would like to clarify that the demand for this type of brackets is indeed soaring compared to metal brackets because they […]

How do elastic rubber bands for braces work?

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Also called elastics, elastic braces bands are essentially rubber bands attached to brackets between upper and lower or front and back teeth. They are used during the bite alignment stage of your braces treatment to apply enough tension to the teeth to move them in ways according to the treatment objectives. How do elastic rubber […]