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dental veneers overbite
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Can an overbite be fixed by using dental veneers? This is a very common question among people who want to correct their overbite in Milton Keynes but looking to achieve this with a non-surgical procedure. A popular option often discussed is whether dental veneers can fix an overbite; can cosmetic dentistry fix an overbite? If you are struggling with choosing the right procedure to help correct your overbite, this article will open your eyes to what you need to know about overbite and how veneers can help correct it. What Exactly Is an Overbite? Overbite is a dental condition that is characterized by the upper set of teeth overlapping with the lower set. This is usually by a percent margin of about 30 to 50 (this margin is what determines if such an overbite is harmful and requires correction). There are two types of overbite; vertical and horizontal overbite. In...

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Restore your smile and missing teeth with dental implants: the gold standard for tooth replacement Do you miss the freedom of smiling and eating with confidence now that you’ve lost a tooth, a few or even a mouth full of missing teeth? Are you put off by the thought of wearing dentures or compromising your healthy teeth to have a bridge fitted? Thankfully today there is a more effective, longer-lasting solution in Milton Keynes: Dental Implants. Dental implants have been around for several decades and in that time have become more affordable, versatile and widely available. Here are 3 reasons why it’s worth considering dental implants in Milton Keynes to restore your missing teeth. A complete restoration Dentures and dental bridges only replace the crowns of missing teeth, filling the gaps in your smile but not the gaps beneath your gums. This is vital to the health of your jawbone...

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Emergency dentist examination
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Dental emergencies usually include issues that have to do with the teeth, jaw, gum, and mouth and requires immediate treatment. This may not necessarily be causing any form of discomfort, but in some instances, it could also include having pains in these areas. Choosing the right emergency dentist will not only help save time but will also save resources while ensuring you and your loved ones receive the best dental care when there is an emergency. But there are some things you need to carefully put into consideration when making a choice of an emergency dentist. Below are the top 5 factors to guide you through. #1: Carefully consider the reputation of the dentist When it comes to times of emergency, the best way to relieve any pain and discomfort is to visit a dentist you can trust. One way to be sure you are visiting a competent dentist is...

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person putting invisalign milton keynes
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Deciding to get Invisalign braces as an adult or any age to be fair, for crooked teeth is an important decision, one anyone could make in Milton Keynes. But some clients, even after waiting for years, are yet to decide if their teeth carry enough importance for them to make any investments with Invisalign or braces. Unfortunately, age has also created a big obstacle in the way of some patients to getting the procedure done. Whether you belong to the group of the young patients who are still not sure if they should get the treatment now or wait a bit longer or older patients who are already worried that they probably have waited too long, this article has put together some things you need to know about Invisalign and age. The major determinant is Bone density and not age In terms of years, it is never too late to...

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dental implants milton keynes
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Are Dental Implants Painful? Are Dental Implants Painful? Dental implants are becoming popular, with patients in Milton Keynes, to those who are looking for a solution that is practical and aesthetically pleasing when replacing lost or decayed teeth. However, many patients can worry that either the procedure itself will be painful, or that they may experience pain after. This is completely understandable, but many of the horror stories surrounding dental procedures will normally date back to the days of old. Easier Than Having a Tooth Taken Out It’s fair to say that any dental procedure will often carry some form of discomfort, but it’s a far cry from the pain so many expect when having dental implants. Not everyone will have had to have a tooth removed, but its safe to assume that many people have some form of experience. This is another dental procedure which can worry people but often find...

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This is the quintessential question that has been debated for long now leading to many different theories. One argument holds that flossing should be done before brushing since flossing loosens the plaque food particles lodged between your teeth making it easier for these to be removed when you brush. Also, the cleaning agents in your toothpaste will make better contact with your teeth once they are rid of plaque and food particles coating them. A contrary theory to this recommends brushing is better before flossing because brushing removes a bulk of the plaque. Flossing afterwards causes the cleaning agents left over in your mouth after brushing make better contact with your teeth by forcing them into the spaces between your teeth. This ensures better oral hygiene While there is no clear consensus on whether flossing before brushing is good or bad, the good news is if you’re asking yourself this...

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precautions dental implants
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What Are The Precautions You Should Take With Dental Implants? So you’ve finally regained your dazzling smile by using dental implants to get rid of those damaged and lost teeth. Congratulations! Now, you need to take certain precautions to ensure your dental implants are protected from damage so they can last longer. Maintaining Dental Implants Here are a few precautions you should take after a dental implant procedure: Refrain from irritating the implant Once you have a dental implant inserted in your mouth, it is quite likely you could experience some discomfort and be tempted to adjust the implant. Refrain from doing so because adjusting the implant could cause inflammation and can also result in the implant coming loose in your mouth. If you do experience discomfort, consult your dental implant specialist in Milton Keynes. Rinse your mouth with salt water You dental implant specialist in Milton Keynes will advise...

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invisalign braces milton keynes
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How Invisalign Can Help You To Get a Straight Teeth Perfectly straight teeth with Invisalign can not only enhance your smile and improve your self-confidence; it can also prevent many dental problems. Misaligned teeth, also known as ‘malocclusion’ in medical terms, can cause several oral and dental problems including but not limited to periodontal gum diseases and bad breath. Teeth Straightening can provide a number of benefits including improved oral hygiene, less wear and tear of your teeth due to reduced clenching and grinding and decreased chances of contracting gum diseases. With the many advances in cosmetic dentistry, today, orthodontists can recommend a wide range of teeth straightening options – from metal braces, ceramic tooth coloured braces, lingual braces and clear aligners - depending on individual requirements and preferences. Invisalign is one such option. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a clear aligner that is near invisible, unobtrusive and unlike conventional...

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dental veneers milton keynes
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Overcoming Smile Imperfections With Dental Veneers Crooked, stained, chipped, misshapen teeth are some of the most common dental problems that could give you an ugly looking smile and a lower self-esteem. If you have any of these problems, or you are looking for a quick, convenient and painless way to improve and rejuvenate your smile, dental veneers may be the perfect choice for you. Dental veneers are used in cosmetic dentistry to treat dental problems like crooked teeth, repair cracked or damaged enamel and to fill gaps between two teeth. Dental veneers are made to individual specifications and are available in 5 different types - porcelain, composite, lumineers, palatal and non-permanent veneers. Dental veneers have been successfully used to correct dental problems that adversely affect the appearance of your smile. Stained teeth: Smoking, food, consumption of beverages like wine, tea and coffee can lead to discolored and stained teeth over...

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Quickly Getting Misplaced Teeth In Shape Perfectly straight teeth can not only enhance the appearance of your smile, but it can also help boost your self-confidence by improving oral hygiene and preventing many dental problems. With the introduction of new tools and technologies, today, there are a variety of teeth straightening options available to orthodontists to cater to the specific requirements of every individual. Recent advances in dentistry have ensured the teeth straightening options available today are, in most cases, natural looking, imperceptible, unobtrusive and practical. The following treatments are some of the treatments available for getting your misplaced and misshapen teeth in shape: Dental implants: Typically dental implants aren’t designed to fix misplaced and misaligned teeth. They are usually used to replace natural teeth when you’ve lost them or to replace broken, chipped or severely damaged teeth. In some cases, dental implants may be used to correct extremely crooked...

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