21 February 2017, 11:27
What are dental implants? Anatomically, the tooth consists of the crown and the root. The crown of the tooth is the part that is above the gum. The root of the tooth is in the maxillary bone. When a person loses a tooth for some reason, a defect forms in the jaw and a dentist has to choose an adequate replacement of that defect. To solve this problem, the most effective method is implantation. Dental implants consist of two parts: the implant,
21 February 2017, 11:25
Dental veneers A veneer is a dental term, a synonym of another English word lining. A veneer is a thin lining with a thickness of 0.5-0.7 mm covering the front surface of the tooth, thereby improving its cosmetic appearance. Porcelain veneers are one of the latest achievements of modern dentistry. On the page, you can learn what veneers are, when they are used, what are their advantages and disadvantages and how they are made. When a porcelain
21 February 2017, 11:24
Fissure sealing Prevention of caries is of utmost importance if you want to keep your teeth healthy. Dental sealants are affective for preventing the initial forms of caries. Sealants are placed on all the hard to reach deep surfaces of the tooth. What is fissure sealing? Some surfaces of the tooth cannot be easily accessed with a toothbrush because of the anatomical structure. It is mainly true for the back chewing teeth (molars). There are
21 February 2017, 11:23
Types of braces There are different types of braces in modern dentistry: metal, ceramic, sapphire, lingual (attached to the palatal or lingual surface of the teeth). Ceramic braces They are made of ceramics. Ceramic braces are widely used today. They are very popular with adult patients because they are more aesthetically pleasing than metal ones. Advantages: Ceramic braces are invisible because they are selected to match the tooth color. — They
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