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Proper care improves longevity of dental implants

Proper care improves longevity of dental implants

Following a dental implant procedure, it is important to plan on the healing process taking a few weeks. During this time, it is recommended that patients stick a soft-food diet and gradually reintroduce harder foods as sensitivity and tenderness diminishes. If your implant was performed due to an injury related to sports, it is also important to strongly consider wearing…

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What you need to know about wisdom teeth?

What you need to know about wisdom teeth?

Why are wisdom teeth called wisdom?   Although formally known as third molars, the common name is wisdom teeth because they appear so late – much later than the other teeth, at an age where people are presumably “wiser” than as a child, when the other teeth erupt. Wisdom teeth, which are also known as third molars, usually appear between ages 17 to 25. They’re…

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Hyaluronic fillers – everything you need to know

Hyaluronic fillers – everything you need to know

What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic acid –  glycosaminoglycan is natural acid in the human body with the highest concentration in wrists, eyes and skin. Hyaluronic acid combines with water in organism thus making the skin young, hydrated and tighter. As we get old our organism doesn’t produce enough hyaluron and that’s why our muscles, bones and skin are losing volume…

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What are the different types of braces and which type is right for me?

What are the different types of braces and which type is right for me?

Few people are lucky enough to be born with perfect teeth, but orthodontic treatment can make a huge difference to you or your child. Your orthodontist may recommend any of the following types of braces or dental appliances to help correct your particular problem. If you want to see all of the types of orthodontic braces we have in our…

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Orthodontic mini implants (TAD’s)

Orthodontic mini implants (TAD’s)

What is an orthodontic mini-screw? It is a small (diameter 1.2-2.0mm) screw device which is inserted (screwed) into the jaw bone through the gum to control tooth movement during orthodontic (braces) treatment. Mini-screws are made from either titanium or titanium alloy, hence are biocompatible. They are also known as mini-implants or temporary anchorage devices (TADs). Mini-screws are derived from bone…

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Straight teeth – healthy teeth!

Straight teeth – healthy teeth!

We are all aware that beautiful and perfect smile comes with straight teeth. But did you know that properly aligned teeth enable us proper function and also influence the well-being of the entire organism? A large number of the entire population has missaligned teeth or malloclusions. If left untreated this state may cause periodontal diseases or overstress the teeth and…

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