Excellent oral health includes keeping teeth healthy and looking their best (Dr.Roma M MDS – Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics KMC Hospital). This can be achieved by following the correct techniques, following a dentist’s orders, and plenty of other important rules (Edwards). Maintaining healthy teeth by following proper oral care comes with benefits for a lifetime such as a healthier mouth and prevention of oral problems. First impressions are hugely crucial and the best way to create a great first impression is to look clean and fresh. Having healthy, attractive teeth can boost a person’s self-esteem by making them feel confident in how they look.
Importance of Healthy Gums and Teeth At Smile Again Dental in Laguna Hills, Calif., Dr. Dorina Nicula offers general and cosmetic services to patients of all ages. Choosing a dentist who offers both cosmetic and general procedures has several health benefits for patients. Cosmetic procedures are designed to improve the appearance of teeth to give you a beautiful smile. Having whiter teeth without discolorations or damage helps to increase your self-confidence while at work or school. However, before receiving cosmetic dental procedures, it is important to make sure your gums and teeth are healthy.
What is the focus of cosmetic dentistry? Cosmetic dentistry will improve the esthetic nature of your smile. Thanks to our highly trained team of Leawood, KS cosmetic dentists, you can improve the color, shape, size, and position of your teeth, as well as correct issues with your bite. How can veneers help my smile? Dental veneers are thin pieces of porcelain that bond to the front side of your teeth.
Some dental materials do not have the esthetic characteristic that composite resin has. That is why sometimes, it is more favorable than other dental materials. It is one of the most common dental materials that are used to restore a tooth back to its natural appearance. When it comes to products that are being marketed, there are many different brands that are trying to be sold. It is important for the dentist to know which brand is best for the office.
Clinical Crown Lengthening Using Soft Tissue Diode Laser: A Case Series Abstract: To aid in retention of prostheses and aesthetic purposes crown lengthening procedures are performed to by allowing placement of restorative margins and proper tooth preparation. Healthy periodontium is a key to a successful prostheses. Different treatment modalities are available for crown lengthening, eg, scalpel gingivectomy, apically displaced flap, ostectomy and lasers. This case series describes crown lengthening procedures by using soft tissue diode laser, as this technique is easier, comfortable for patients, and provides predictable postoperative results. Keywords: diode laser, crown lengthening, biological width, gingivectomy, gingivoplasty INTRODUCTION
(https://www.nidcr.nih.gov/OralHealth/Topics/Fluoride/TheStoryofFluoridation.htm) Reducing dental decay through water fluoridation is such a tremendous achievement that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention listed water fluoridation as “one of the ten greatest public health achievements of the 20th century” (http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm4841a1.htm). Research has proven one thing – at proper levels, fluoride added to our water supply is a safe and effective treatment for reducing dental decay. Estimates of how much fluoride reduces the incidence of decay are all over the map; however, using the lowest estimation of 30% is statistically significant. Unfortunately, with copious amounts of research proving fluoride use is safe, controversy over water fluoridation is a fiery topic. Let us review where fluoride comes from, how fluoride is beneficial to oral health, the effect of using or not using fluoride and the controversial cloud that surrounds this wondrous mineral.
“Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” 1 Trust is a basic, unseen, and important factor in diagnosis, treatment, and healing. So it is very important that a dentist and patient should understand what it is, why it’s important and what steps should be taken in building strong trust between dentist and patient. Dentists, who have the ability to communicate care and compassion, builds confidence in patients (Epstein 2003) which in result decrease patient anxiety and fear of dental procedures (Awad et al.