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6 Most Common Dental Implants Problems
Dental implants are a metal post that is surgically attached to the jaw bone to support an artificial tooth. Once placed, an oral surgeon and restorative dentist will mount a replaced tooth to the implant. They have a high success rate. However, there are also cases when people experience dental implant failure. A recent study shows that approximately 5 to 10 percent of dental implants fail either months or years after the procedure or shortly following the procedure. Taking all the aforementioned into consideration it is extremely important to understand the potential dental implants problems. Therefore, the following section depicts the main ones. Infection at the implant site This infection can occur and develop during or after dental implant surgery. Risk factors for this condition include having an autoimmune disease, bad oral hygiene, and smoking. Micro-movements of implant Implant micro-movements can happen when a dental implant lacks stability, which sometimes...
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4 Most Common Teeth Whitening Approaches
If you have ideal, unrestored teeth without fillings and gums you are the ideal candidate for teeth whitening. Therefore, this cosmetic procedure is not recommended for everyone. There numerous ways to whiten your teeth including strips, trays, over-the-counter gels and whitening products purchased from a dentist. The following section focuses on the description of the most common teeth whitening methods. Whitening toothpaste In the majority of cases, toothpaste helps to remove surface stains. It happens because of the mild abrasives that are contained in the toothpaste. Some of the include chemical agents and gentle polishing assisting in providing additional stain removal effectiveness. Whitening toothpaste does not contain bleach and can only help with stains removal. Over-the-counter and professional products for teeth whitening contain hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide that allow lightening the color deep in the tooth. However, it can only be done by about one shade. In comparison, professional...
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5 Common Dental Problems and How to Treat Them
A beautiful smile is a perfect tool that can make you look more friendly and attractive. However, many people all over the world can’t afford such a luxury as a smile because of certain dental issues. Fortunately, modern restorative dentistry can cope with even the worst bites and teeth conditions. Despite the fact that it may cost you a sufficient amount of money, this is a good investment that will boost your self-confidence and well-being. In this article, we gathered five common dental problems and how to treat them. 1. Missing teeth Missing teeth can make you feel shy and confused while smiling. Some people with missing teeth even refuse to smile in public. The most common causes of missing teeth include: Gum disease Dental injuries Wear and tear of teeth Tooth decay Genetics Despite the fact that you can feel comfortable, missing teeth can lead to malocclusion and a...Continue reading