How Partial Dentures Help Achieve Optimum Oral Health Missing teeth can have a big effect on the quality of life of any individual. Not only will the absence of teeth lead to difficulty in chewing and proper nutrition; it will also affect the way you speak and smile. How Teeth Affect the Quality of Life Beautiful teeth and a healthy smile are found highly attractive, both for men and women. People with attractive teeth are seen as more confident in their social lives, more fruitful in their romantic lives and more successful in their careers, most especially those who work in customer-facing scenarios. A study developed by Kelton Research yielded the following results: • A smile makes or breaks the first impression.
The implant can be left in for cleaning; not only will this make it easier for you, but it will protect the threads on the titanium rods and implanted teeth. Use a low-abrasive toothpaste or gel, so that if there are any pieces of the titanium that are exposed, they won’t be damaged. Highly abrasive cleaners may scratch the surface or exposed threads,which will keep the permanent teeth from fitting properly. Toothpaste shouldn’t include baking soda, sodium or stannous fluoride, or stain removers. This includes toothpaste made for smokers.
Endodontic therapy involves treating vital and necrotic dental pulps so that patients can retain their natural teeth in function and esthetics. A successful endodontic therapy depends on many factors,among which the most important step is canal preparation as it determines the efficacy of all subsequent procedures . Cleaning pertains to the sufficient removal of debris, bacteria and smear layer from the root canal.3 Debris is defined as dentin chips and residual vital or necrotic pulp tissue attached to the root canal wall. The smear layer is a surface film approximately 1 to 2 μm of dentin particles, residual pulp tissue, and bacterial components that remain on the root canal wall after mechanical instrumentation.3 Therefore proper cleaning is essential in order to provide an adequate seal and to prevent failure.4 The goal
You may have to take antibiotics and maybe the nail must be removed totally or in part. The doctor is able to intervene surgically to remove a portion of the nail, a part of the nail bed underlying part of the surrounding soft tissues and even part of the nail matrix. Surgery is useful to prevent the corners of the nail to penetrate further into the flesh as the nail grows. The permanent removal of the nail can be recommended for children who suffer from chronic and recurring ingrown
All these mentioned factors increase the incidence of many children seeking restorations, root canal treatment or even early extractions of first permanent molar to relieve pain. Restoration of endodontically treated teeth is a clinical dilemma facing operators daily. The dilemma is much more complicated when related to young children with major loss of tooth structure as a result of caries and access cavity preparation.
The same treatment options are available as the previous situation, however, pulp therapy must be performed. Follow up should be done to monitor the tooth. Root Fracture: this involves a fracture of the tooth across the root through the cementum, dentin and pulp. The fracture can be either in the cervical, middle, or apical third of the
Dental implants are designed to last a long time with proper dental care. Poor dental hygiene can cause your implants to fail. The buildup of plaque and bacteria around the surface of the implant can lead to inflammation. If the implant is not cleaned, then the infection can result in peri-implant disease. This disease leads to bone loss and will loosen the implant.
All these parts are continuously evolving in regard to their shape and the composition materials. Figure 2 : Anatomy of the dental implant  2.2 Types of dental implants Dental implants based on their specific region of implantation have different designs and frequently used in dental implantology are (Figure 3: Different types if dental implants  : Endosteal (placed inside the bone), Subperiosteal (placed over the bone), Transosteal (placed through the bone), Intramucosal (placed inside the soft tissue). Dental implants on the basis of their particular application have different designs which may include: Root form (3 to 5 mm diameter, 7 to 20 mm height) Blade form (2.5 mm in width, 8- to 5 mm in depth, 15 to 30 mm in length) Ramus form: only a part of the metal is implanted in the bone (Figure 4 Root form implant and Figure 5 Ramus Frame)  2.3 Bone Quality and Density The term bone quality is often used in implant treatment and in reports on
2. Financing Your Dental Implants Suggested Title: Everything that you wanted to know about financing your dental implants! Suggested Title: Financing your dental implants: The pros and cons of various options! Dental implants are an effective way to replace lost teeth; the titanium device is often considered stronger than natural teeth and is a lifetime solution if the procedure is done correctly. However, getting dental implants can be a mammoth investment, even if only a single tooth is involved. Unfortunately, implants are deemed elective procedures and as such, your dental insurance will not cover them.
can be a challenge to the clinician. Conventionally, missing teeth are replaced with removable prostheses- which more often cause discomfort to the patient, fixed prostheses- which involve the preparation of one or more healthy teeth or implants- which are often limited by bone availability and are expensive. Tooth autotransplantation provides a viable, predictable treatment option and the most natural one for replacing missing teeth. Autotransplantation refers to the repositioning of autogenous erupted, semierupted or unerupted tooth; from one site into another in the same