Archive for January, 2018
More than 35 million Americans are missing teeth. Not just some teeth, but all their teeth in one or both jaws, according to prosthodontists. One in four of us over 74 years of age have lost all our natural teeth, and 69% of people between 35 and 44 years old have lost at least one tooth. With these statistics, it?s not surprising that there have been a lot of advancements in dental implants. From a single tooth implant to more extensive work, a whole three million people in America have had dental implant surgery. Key to a successful single tooth implant or any dental implant is knowing what to do before and after the procedure.
- Oral hygiene before the implant is essential. A single tooth implant cannot b
Are you one of the many adults that dread not getting braces as a child? Braces can be uncomfortable and stick out like a sore thumb. Both of these things are accepted, and often a common part of adolescence. However, you don?t see many adults with large wires on their teeth, giving you few options to correct your smile. Fortunately, braces have come a long way from the traditional black wires and they might be an option for adults, even those with professional jobs that don?t want others to see they are wearing braces.
Completely invisible braces are an option
Braces manufacturers understand that people don?t want to wear braces, especially as an adult, because they are very noticeable. Even some teenagers may be hesitant to welcome black wired braces. Be