When it comes to orthodontic treatment today, invisible or clear aligners are some of the most sought-after applications. That's because unlike traditional braces, clear aligners are removable, nearly invisible (which is ideal if you work in the front office or interact with clients on the regular), feel more comfortable and come with fewer diet restrictions. Like with traditional braces, knowing what to expect from the orthodontic treatment will help you prepare for any lifestyle changes once you start using clear aligners.
Are you suffering from sensitivity pain due to a chipped tooth? Are you unable to repair your chipped tooth for several days or weeks? Then until you get the dental work you need, you'll have to avoid anything that causes sensitivity, something that is difficult — but not impossible — to do. Healthy teeth have two layers of protection: the enamel layer, which is stronger than bone, and the dentin layer, which is porous and spongy.
When you break or chip a tooth, the fastest and cheapest way to repair it is with composite bonding. A dentist can apply composite bonding to a tooth within an hour. Moreover, in the hands of a skilled cosmetic dentist, the repaired tooth will show no signs of damage or of dental treatment. In other words, your smile and your bite remain intact. However, composite bonding generally doesn't last very long in the average mouth.
Have you had your teeth cleaned recently? If not, you should be aware that tartar doesn't just look unattractive, it also gives you bad breath. So, although you can conceal tartar — to a certain extent — you can't always conceal its smell. But unless you know how tartar forms in the first place, you won't quite understand just how it might cause bad breath or halitosis. Plaque Comes Before Tartar
Chlorhexidine mouthwash is useful for treating gum disease. It works by killing the bacteria that infects the gums and causes them to become red, inflamed and tender. However, this type of mouthwash has one side effect that many people find difficult to deal with: it causes dark stains on the teeth. The following tips can help you to reduce this staining effect during your treatment with chlorhexidine mouthwash. 1. Floss Every Day