Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that corrects malposition of the bones and teeth by applying different types of forces with equipment. Orthod Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that corrects malposition of the bones and teeth by applying different types of forces with equipment. Orthodontics is indicated for cases of crowding teeth or when malposition of teeth prevents proper cleaning, which increases the risk of diseases such as caries or periodontitis. Therefore, orthodontics aims to contribute to the welfare of the patient, improving the function and aesthetics of their teeth. The equipment used can be fixed (brackets and bands) or removable, allowing the patient removal from the mouth during oral hygiene and during meals. Orthodontics is a technique applicable to both children and adults, although the advantage of child orthodontics regarding adult orthodontics is that it allows a more effective results that can be applied during the development of bony structures. ...
Cosmetic dentistry refers to the branch of dentistry that deals with the health and aesthetic harmony of the whole mouth. The most common treatments fCosmetic dentistry refers to the branch of dentistry that deals with the health and aesthetic harmony of the whole mouth. The most common treatments for aesthetic purposes are oral hygiene, enamel micro-abrasion, aesthetic contouring, dental blanquamiento, restorative treatment, orthodontic and periodontal treatment. Thanks to constant technological advances, techniques and machinery to provide the patient oral aesthetics are becoming more sophisticated.
Immediately loaded implants are those in which the dental implant (screw that replaces the tooth root) and a temporary prosthesis in one intervention Immediately loaded implants are those in which the dental implant (screw that replaces the tooth root) and a temporary prosthesis in one intervention is placed. This technique promotes healing of bone tissue and integration of bone implants. This removes the need for fixed period without teeth, with consequent aesthetic and functional advantages, because not go prostheses supported on the gums, discomfort, so that the patient can smile and eat from the outset are reduced. The temporary dental prosthesis is removed when elapsed between three and six months after implant placement. Instead, the dentist will place the final piece that has been made so that it is integrated with the rest of the patient's teeth. The intervention is performed under local anesthesia. ...
The children's dentistry is the area of dentistry that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and dental care for children. The first aim The children's dentistry is the area of dentistry that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and dental care for children. The first aim of this specialty is the parents of the importance of teaching and help their children maintain good oral hygiene by brushing teeth awareness, and take them to the dentist regularly, while showing no discomfort. Acquire from childhood oral hygiene habits reduce your chances of getting cavities, gingivitis or periodontitis. In addition, early diagnosis of any condition and treatment will help in the future, to have a better oral development. Controlling the oral health of children is important, since the mouth plays a critical role in nutrition, phonetics and aesthetics of the people. In children, the most common problems are caries and malocclusion of the teeth that are treated by restorative and orthodontic techniques (devices), respectively. ...
Bruxism is the action to exert pressure between the teeth and make them slide causing problems in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and wear of the surface of the teeth. The main causes of bruxism are stress, body and closing the mouth position, sleeping habits or the patient's ability to relax. Bruxism evaluation should be done with this in count in the field of dentistry and otolaryngology, since it can cause hearing disorders such as ear infections. The goal of treatment is to reduce pain, prevent tooth decay and reduce teeth grinding full. To relieve pain you can apply ice, avoid eating hard foods like nuts, candy or steaks, drink lots of water, sleep and reduce stress. The damage of the teeth, mouth prosthesis often called splints or appliances apply.
Tooth decay is a disease that affects the tissues of the teeth, which are destroyed because of the acids plaque. The teeth affected are drilled gradually, causing pain when the infection reaches the nerve. People who are often most affected are children and young people, but can occur at any age.
The root canal is a treatment which involves cutting deep in the tooth when the area is damaged. The therapy is indicated when there is a widespread dental decay or fracture that caused an inflammation or death of the dental pulp. The aim of endodontics is maintaining healthy tooth to be useful for chewing, avoiding having to extract the tooth. The technique involves removing the nerve, clean the root canal and then seal it with a thermoplastic material (gutta percha) and cement or other sealing material. Subsequently, various radiographs are necessary to ensure the accuracy of the result. The term root canal is also used as a synonym for Endodontology, a branch of dentistry that deals with diseases of the dental pulp.
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