One dental technique that has proven to be both effective and cost-efficient is dental bonding. Bonding is a procedure that applies a special resin to your teeth that can mask gaps, chips, cracks, decay, fillings and discoloration in your teeth.
Braces are a rite of passage for many teenagers, and now more adults than ever are getting into the act. Currently, 1.5 million people in the U.S. and Canada have braces, with one in every five patients over the age of 18. However, older patients may be hesitant to undergo a procedure most confined to adolescence. Here are a few reasons why getting braces as an adult may be a great solution for your dental issues.
Have you ever noticed little, discolored lines running vertically on your front teeth? If you have noticed these lines, known as craze lines, there’s no immediate reason to worry, as they are a natural result of stress being placed on teeth.
Thumbsucking is quite normal among young children, as it is a natural reflex that can help babies feel secure and at ease. However, you’ll want to discourage it before the age of five, because it can negatively impact the development of the mouth and how your child’s teeth are aligned.
Researchers from the University at Buffalo have developed 3-D printed dentures, that when injected with the proper medication, may fight off infections caused by a naturally-occurring fungus in the mouth.