Metal Braces vs. Ceramic Braces

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Modern dentistry has seen the rise of many materials used to construct braces. Two of the most popular options that a patient has to choose from are ceramic braces and normal, metal braces. Choosing which one you want is up to you and your orthodontist. One of the pros of having ceramic braces is that they blend in well with the existing teeth. For people who are worried about how they might look in braces, this can be a deciding factor. For Invisalign patients, this is also a key concern. While the ceramic will not stain, sometimes the plastic ligatures will stain. Ceramic braces are also more expensive than metal braces. They are also larger. Finally, straightening teeth with ceramic … [Read more...]

Invisalign – the invisible braces

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If you have orthodontic problems which require corrective braces, but don't like the appearance of or other issues with normal metal braces, then dentists may now have the answer for you, with Invisalign.  This new system is used for fixing problems like gaps and crookedness just like other braces, the main benefit lies in the clear plastic aligners which are far less noticeable than wire braces. With the unobtrusiveness of these aligners people don't need to see your treatment taking place so you can get straighter, more even looking teeth without having to walk around with metal visible in your mouth for months.  The aligners are specially designed using computer modelling to create … [Read more...]

The Variety of Cosmetic Dentistry Techniques

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Cosmetic Dentistry is a field in Dentistry that basically focuses on improving as well as in developing the appearance of an individual’s teeth and mouth. If you are having problems with your teeth then, you do not have to worry because London Cosmetic Dentistry is available to solve your problems. Not only that, Cosmetic Dentistry is also excellent when it comes to restoring your decayed teeth. If you want to have this kind of dentistry performed you may find it is quite expensive most particularly if your are experiencing severe problems with your teeth and you are opting for cosmetic dentistry. In other circumstances some of these procedures may have to be performed out of necessity for … [Read more...]

The Role of Stem Cells in Dental Implants

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Dentistry has become nowadays an evolved science which offers plenty of possibilities of evolving and adapting to every human’s needs. More and more people wish a beautiful attractive smile which can dazzle all those who they come in contact with. That is why, scientists have developed new programs of performing dental operations, and programs which include stem cells. A procedure using stem cells may provide a more thorough regeneration of periodontal tissue around dental implants. Dental implants closely resemble natural teeth, but an implant’s ability to react to patient growth, pressure from chewing, and future orthodontic work is diminished if it is not surrounded by sufficient … [Read more...]