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In Office Bleaching – Procedure And Its Side- Effects

In office bleaching and other bleaching methods are the simplest and inexpensive way to whiten the teeth and improve your smile. Other treatments include crown, veneers, macroabrasion and microabrasion. Crown and veneer involve the removal of a natural tooth material and placing a prosthesis over the prepared teeth. These treatments are also comparatively more expensive …

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Pros and Cons Of Amalgam And composite fillings: Which is better?

Amalgam and composite fillings are the most widely used direct filling materials by dentists to restore teeth. Direct fillings are the fillings where the material is mixed at the chair side, followed by its placement, carving and polishing into the prepared cavity.  Composition of dental amalgam  Dental amalgam is a mixture of metals, consisting of …

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Composite fillings: Composition, Types And Procedure

Composite fillings are the tooth-coloured fillings given in the teeth that show signs and symptoms of tooth decay. They are also used for cosmetic improvements of the smile by changing the colour of the teeth or reshaping disfigured teeth. What are composite fillings made of? Composite fillings are composed of hard, filler particles (finely ground glass, quartz …

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How Old Do You Have To Get Braces?

Braces are placed on teeth to straighten them. There are several reasons to seek orthodontic treatment.  Aesthetics, speech, breathing or chewing problems are the on the commonest. The American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) recommends that initial orthodontic evaluation shall occur at age 7. In the majority of cases, orthodontic treatment isn’t required at this young age. …

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Types Of Braces

Braces are appliances that are put on the teeth to align them. They are composed of three main components; bands, brackets and archwire.  Bands are ring-shaped metallic components bonded to four first molars in the mouth. It has a central tube that provides support to the archwire. Brackets are square or rectangular-shaped components that are …

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