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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 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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