What is the difference between Gingivitis, Receding Gums and Gum Disease?
Gingivitis and Gum Disease can go unnoticed for years since in most cases the symptoms are mild and many dental practitioners fail to screen patients periodically.
Until the development of Invisalign clear removable aligners, patients were limited to wearing fixed braces to straighten their teeth. But today patients can choose between having traditional braces, clear braces, braces on the back of their teeth and Invisalign. In today’s episode we will explore some of the advantages and disadvantages of each treatment alternative in hopes of helping people make a better decision for teeth alignment.
This episode like a second part to the Dental Implants episode #9, but in this part I will go over the changes that happen to the tissues of the mouth when a tooth is removed, and your treatment alternatives to replace one or multiple teeth.
Dental Implants have brought great freedom of choice to patients with missing teeth. Before Dental Implants people were limited to bridges and dentures which usually create more complex problems in the future. Dental Implants are the current standard of care for replacing missing teeth.
You only have one chance to make a good first impression. If you are not smiling confidently in your initial interactions because you’re self-conscious about your teeth, you may be giving people a negative impression.
New technological advancements in science and medicine are allowing us to live longer, better lives. In this episode I give a brief preview of upcoming changes and how to be better prepared for future health needs.
The teeth have a critical role in keeping an open airway for adequate oxygen intake. Mouths with bite shifting or teeth collapse potentially cause poor breathing function, low oxygen supply leading to major health problems.