All Posts Tagged: cosmetic dentistry

Discomforts of regular dentures and how to avoid them.

Many adults replace missing teeth with regular dentures, whether it’s a full set or just partial, it can alter a person’s appearance, their confidence and make a huge difference in their daily activities.

New dentures may feel awkward for a few weeks until you become accustomed to them. Eating will take a little practice, you will chew slowly using both sides of your mouth at the same time to prevent the dentures from shifting. Pronouncing certain words may require practice, occasionally they may slip when you laugh, cough or smile. Jaw and gum lines can change shape over time due lifestyle and age, and this can cause false teeth to become loose or ill fitting.

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What is Cracked tooth syndrome and how it can affect my oral health?

Cracked tooth syndrome could be considered a type of dental trauma and also one of the possible causes of dental pain. It occurs when a tooth has a crack that’s too small to show up on X-rays, or is under the gum and challenging to identify. Mainly it appears on molars because they absorb most of the forces of chewing.

People who grind or clench their teeth may be more susceptible to cracked tooth syndrome because of the constant forces put on their teeth, mainly in patients aged between 30 to 50 years.

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Mini implants information Snap in Dentures

What do you know about mini implants?

Let go over the basics about mini implants. The main difference between mini implants and regular implants are the size. Mini implants are a few millimeters wide, and thanks to their small size they can be inserted into areas where regular implants are not an option. They are made of the same Grade 5 titanium alloy than regular sized implants. Grade 5 titanium is excellent for use on dental treatments for its bio-compatibility with both human bone and tissue.

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