Archive for July, 2012

Tooth Straightening Options for Adults

Sunday, July 29th, 2012:

Many people have crooked teeth and straight teeth can be twisted. This problem usually occurs at age of adulthood.  So, here are many tooth straightening options for adults. These are as follows: Tooth Straightening Options for Adults (Without Braces): Invisalign: Invisalign helps in teeth straightening without using braces. They are invisible and it is removal. […]   Read More →

Teeth Moving After Braces are Removed

Saturday, July 28th, 2012:

Moving teeth after the braces are removed can be a tough activity for the people. To prevent teeth from shifting it is advised by the orthodontists that immediately after removing the braces one should begin to wear retainers.  The retainers very well prevent the teeth form shifting.  Though with age, the teeth tend to move […]   Read More →

How Long Does Pain Last After a Root Canal Treatment?

Saturday, July 28th, 2012:

Root canal treatments are carried out by an endodontist wherein an infected pulp tissues and blood vessels are removed. The procedure is carried out using a local anesthesia to numb the tooth and gums and reduce patient’s discomfort. Usually root canal treatment is pain free but some individuals may experience mild pain during and after […]   Read More →

How Bad Does it Hurt to Get a Root Canal Treatment?

Saturday, July 28th, 2012:

Root canal treatment is endodontic procedures wherein the root pulp tissues are removed along with the infection. In root canal procedure, one is injected with a local anesthesia to numb the tooth as well as the surrounding tooth areas. Some may be given a laughing gas (nitrous oxide) for increasing the comfort. However, few shots […]   Read More →

Length of Time Between Braces Adjustments

Saturday, July 28th, 2012:

In the majority of the cases, 18 to about 30 months are necessary to wear braces by an individual. However, what usually people wonder, how much is the ideal length of time between braces adjustments?  Debate over this period of time can go on and on. The time period between the braces adjustments is advised […]   Read More →

What Causes a Gum Infection After Root Canal Treatment?

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012:

Root canal treatment is an alternative treatment to tooth extraction. Root canal is performed to save the tooth from extraction. Severely infected tooth due to bacterial infection and decays can cause toothache. In order to relief toothache it may become mandatory to remove or extract the infected aching tooth. However, root canal procedure can treat […]   Read More →

How Do I Avoid Braces Cutting the Inside the Inside of My Mouth?

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012:

The orthodontists would usually get bombarded with complaints from the people who have got new braces on their teeth, such as: “doctor, how can I avoid braces cutting the inside of my mouth? Braces cutting can be quite painful and an answer for the above stated question is sought for by most of the patients […]   Read More →

What is the Average Length of Time to Wear Braces?

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012:

What is the average length of time to wear braces? Braces are worn on the teeth that are misaligned. Braces helps to move or shift the misalign teeth to the correct position. The average length of time to wear braces can vary from one individual to another. Depending on the condition of the teeth and […]   Read More →

What to Do For a Toothache that Gets Worse at Night?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012:

Toothache can be dull throbbing pain in the teeth or it can be a sharp sensitive pain in and around the teeth. The major causes of toothache are related to tooth decay, caries, abscessed tooth, sinusitis and teeth grinding. Toothache often comes and goes. It can stop and then start again with intense flare-ups. The […]   Read More →

Why Are Teeth Yellow After Braces?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012:

Orthodontics uses braces, to help people align or straighten their teeth. People resort for having braces in the pretext of making their teeth look beautiful. What if the opposite of this happens? What if the braces make your teeth look discolored? It is a true possibility actually! Many people out there who wear braces are […]   Read More →

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