Occlusion has a considerable influence on the outcome of every Prosthodontic treatment as occlusal prematurities have destructive and destabilizing influences on dentures. Unless denture bases are adequately and evenly stabilized, it is virtually impossible to properly equilibrate the occlusion. Inorder to overcome this problem the relative simplicity involved in development, lingualized occlusal scheme has gained favor among practitioners as adjustment required to compensate for minor changes in vertical and centric relation are readily accomplished for dentures. Thus, this article describes the principles and practical implementation
Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that corrects teeth and jaws that are positioned improperly. Crooked teeth and teeth that do not fit together correctly are harder to keep clean, are at risk of being lost early due to tooth decay and periodontal disease, and cause extra stress on the chewing muscles that can lead to headaches, TMJ syndrome and neck, shoulder and back pain. Teeth that are crooked or not in the right place can also detract from one 's appearance.
This allows your teen to enjoy all his or her favorite foods without worry of cleaning sticky foods off braces. While you 'll want to encourage your teen to eat a healthy diet, they can still indulge in candy or bite into an apple without problems because they remove the braces and then put them back in after eating.
When I was a little girl, my most prominent trait was my mouth full of crooked, missing, and cavity-filled teeth. Though I was a happy child, so smiling from ear to ear was something I did quite often, though I was very self conscious of my teeth. When I was about 12 years old, my parents finally mustered up enough money to allow for my teeth to finally be fixed. It was then that we decided the rest of my adolescent life would be dedicated to fixing my teeth. Years of drilling, pulling, cleaning, appointments, and being called a ‘brace-face’ would eventually pay off. Finally by the age of fifteen, my teeth had been fixed, and my life had been drastically different than it would be if I was still self conscious about my teeth. I believe that having a beautiful smile is important for a lot of people, adolescents especially, to have confidence
Many adults are turning to braces to correct malocclusions and other issues they did not correct during their childhood. A confident and attractive smile is a big help in boosting self-confidence and making a good impression on others. However, wearing metal or even ceramic braces may not be a good option for adults who face the public, are looking for a job or are sensitive about their appearance. Fortunately, there is a viable answer. Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that is virtually invisible for crooked teeth, overcrowded teeth, under bite and overbite as well as serious malocclusions.
Dr. Frank is dedicated to providing top-quality care in a comfortable, relaxed environment. We focus on helping patients achieve the smile they deserve using dental implant procedures such as Refresh Smile. Our Refresh Smile procedure allows patients to achieve a safe and efficient same-day, full-mouth restoration procedure. We work directly with you throughout the process so that you can support your patient every step of the way. Partner with our Buffalo Grove, IL oral and maxillofacial surgery office to help your patients get the care they need.
When you are young, you are asked: "what do you want to be when you grow up?" Most children would reply by saying a superhero, a professional basketball player, a model, etc. My response was always, someone who can make a difference in an individual's life. Finding out how I was going to do that exactly was challenging until I reached my junior year in high school. I remember going to the Dental Office to get my regular cleaning and after watching my Dental Hygienist at the time, conduct her regular duties such as cleaning my teeth and educating me on good oral health I was intrigued. At that very moment, I knew that I wanted to help others by becoming a Dental Hygienist. I think that promoting and educating others on good oral health is very important because it
Getting braces as a child is practically a right of passage for some people, with their parents deciding that it needs to be done and selecting the type of braces. With metal braces being so common, you may not even been aware that there are different option to pick from. If you want to fix your crooked teeth and can decide on the type of braces that you want, be aware of these 4 options.
The utilization of dental implants as a viable treatment option for the management of missing teeth has proved to be a successful and predictable option. (1) The original protocol proposed by Branemark (2) involved the placement of an implant in an edentulous area after adequate healing following tooth loss. The placed implant should be submerged and covered for periods ranging between six to eight months to allow for adequate healing without any exposure to the oral environment to prevent infection and provide better primary stability. Following the healing period, a second surgical procedure is performed to uncover the implant and allow for its prosthetic rehabilitation.
Nowadays, it is common to see people with braces in their teeth. You will note that a decade ago, it was relatively rare to come across a person with dental braces. However, times have changed. You will discover that in a group of one hundred individuals, one of them is wearing dental braces. Dental braces have become very essential nowadays. However, if you need dental braces, you should visit an orthodontist. You will note that an orthodontist is basically a dentist who in addition to getting training in dentistry, has also obtained advanced orthodontic training. This actually refers to the dental practice of inserting and removing various types of dental braces. Your orthodontist can help to straighten the misaligned teeth and improve your biting by correcting the way your teeth come together. They normally use braces and dental aligners to
People are struggling to maintain their oral health by not sufficiently and regularly brushing or flossing well enough. Now, if people do not care about or try to at least maintain their oral health then the dental industry could shut down. The reason being, that people do not care enough or do not have enough money to go to dental practices to get an oral checkup, results in having bad oral care. Not long after, people will have to deal with oral diseases and difficulties if they do not get accustomed to taking better care of the inside of their mouths and get the assistance that they need. Since people are not taking care of their oral health well enough, that will lead them to go to a dental