A guide to braces

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Braces are dental devices designed to adjust the position of misaligned teeth. They are made up of four parts (namely, the ligature elastic, arch wire, bonding material and brackets). Together, these components help to place continuous pressure on the teeth; this pressure loosens and subsequently moves them into the correct locations within the mouth. How are braces fitted? In order to keep the patient’s mouth open throughout the brace fitting process, the orthodontist will insert a device known as a cheek retractor.…

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What Are Overdentures and How Can They Improve Your Life?

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Traditional dentures often need to be held in place using adhesive. However, overdentures are becoming popular thanks to their ability to get around the use of adhesive and provide stronger stability. Using overdentures can allow you to be more comfortable wearing your dentures, and they can even help prevent bone reabsorption. So, what are overdentures? What Overdentures Are With overdentures, titanium implants are inserted right into the jaw. The bone will then heal around them.…

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What Are Some of the Main Causes of Tooth Pain?

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It is said that nothing is as painful as toothache. You think very little about your teeth on a daily basis, until such time as a pain develops. Then, all of your attention is focused on the offending area and you can’t wait to “fix” whatever is wrong. What are some of the likely causes of your problems at the moment, and what should you do? Why Is Pain Caused?…

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