Dental implantation for oral restoration is likely to involve one of two different types of implant devices called endosteal and subperiosteal implants.The vast majority of implants are the endosteal variety that sits directly into the jaw. While these implants do require a more substantial surgical procedure, there are quite a few benefits of the endosteal implants over the subperiosteal ones. Keep reading to learn what they are. Osseointegration The main difference between endosteal and subperiosteal implants is the fact that endosteal varieties sit within the jaw bone while the subperiosteal types sit on top of it.
29 May 2019
Periodontal disease can become serious enough to cause bone and tooth loss. The condition, which typically begins as gingivitis, can progress if not treated properly. Gingivitis, which is the inflammation of the gingival tissues, is often noticed when blood is found on the bristles of a toothbrush or the gums appear red and puffy. At this stage, the condition can be corrected with a simple increase in oral hygiene. The gums become inflamed by the acids that are excreted by oral bacteria as byproducts of their feeding process.
29 May 2019
Few would debate that dental appointments and dental work are less than fun. Checkups and treatments can take time, cause discomfort, and (in the case of orthodontic care) alter your look for extended periods of time. But you don't have to let these experiences get you down, nor should you put off the care you need. Here are three things you can do to add an element of fun to those necessary dental services.
30 April 2019
A makeover is a great way to improve self-confidence, as the way you look can have a big impact on various areas of your life. For instance, it isn't uncommon for employers to base who they hire not only by skills but also by how someone looks during the interview. Appearance has to do with the style of clothes worn for the interview, personal hygiene, and personality. If you have no sense of style and believe it is holding you back in life, undergoing a makeover might be a good step to take to see if it brings any positive results.
1 April 2019
Going to the dentist makes a lot of people nervous. If you feel like you keep putting off having your teeth cleaned or examined because you're so nervous about going to the dentist, there are several things that you can do. Because the American Dental Association recommends that you get your teeth cleaned every six months, it's important that you try to push your fears aside somehow so that you avoid cavities and gum disease.
26 February 2019
When you have a cavity and you visit the dentist so that he or she can fill the tooth, you'll generally have the filling for a long time and may quickly forget that you even have it. It's important, however, to always be able to identify the signs that you've lost a filling because if this issue takes place, you'll need to react quickly by calling your dentist and explaining the emergency.
5 February 2019
When people think of braces, they often think of teenagers. If you're an adult, you may think that you're too old to straighten your teeth, but that couldn't be further from the truth. No matter what age you are, realigning your teeth is still a great option. Here are four reasons you should straighten your teeth: 1. You can discreetly straighten your teeth. Many adults don't want to wear metal braces for the year or two it would take to treat their teeth misalignment.
6 January 2019