Questions to ask before choosing direct composite veneers

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Are direct composite veneers the right choice for you? Read on and ask yourself these questions.  Do you ever look in the mirror and wish you had a better smile? Direct composite veneers are the equivalent of a smile makeover. Are your teeth chipped? Composite veneers can fix that. Do you have stained teeth? Composite veneers can fix that. Do you have gaps between …

MYOBRACE System for kids

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Most people think that orthodontics are primarily for teenagers. They’re right, in most cases. Braces and orthodontic appliances are often best used for permanent teeth that have just finished appearing.  But this is treating a problem after it’s occurred. What about preventing orthodontic problems in the first place? This is where Myobrace comes in. What Is Myobrace? Myobrace is a preventive …

Direct composite veneers vs. porcelain veneers—which choice is right for you?

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If you and your dentist have decided that veneers are the path you should take to achieve that beautiful smile, the next step is choosing the kind of veneers to go for. Direct composite veneers vs. porcelain veneers—each one has its pros and cons. Direct composite veneers vs. porcelain veneers Veneers, thin laminate shells that are contoured and shaped to cover …

All about direct composite veneers

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Two of the most commonly used materials in creating veneers are composite resin and porcelain. A skilled cosmetic dentist use them to transform your smile into the beautiful one you’ve been dreaming of. Here’s what you need to know about direct composite veneers.  What are direct composite veneers Direct composite veneers are thin laminate shells made of composite resin that …

Dental care for kids with braces

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It’s very important for kids to take good care of their teeth when they have braces. They need to work extra hard at keeping their teeth clean because it’s easy to get food stuck in their braces. Here are things you need to know about dental care for kids with braces. Brushing teeth with braces It’s a must for them to brush …

Dental braces for children

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Here’s what you need to know about dental braces for children. Why children need braces Kids need braces for different reasons. Crooked, overlapping or overcrowded teeth or malocclusion or a bad bite are some of them. Malocclusion is the misalignment of teeth when the jaw closes. This irregular contact between the upper and lower teeth can manifest as an overbite, open …

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Cosmetic dental bonding: an affordable way to get that beautiful smil

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Getting the beautiful smile you’ve been dreaming of doesn’t have to break the bank. Patients in need of a cosmetic treatment have the more affordable option of composite dental bonding. Cosmetic dental bonding is a procedure that can fix a number of imperfections including stains, cavities, gaps, cracks, chips and more. It can rebuild tooth structure, fill in space, lengthen …

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Veneers 101: Here’s what you need to know

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  Veneers can transform the appearance of your teeth. These wafer-thin custom-made strong and smooth porcelain shells are designed to cover the teeth’s front surface, improving your smile instantly. With veneers, your dentist from BrightSmile Avenue can change the color, shape, size or length of your teeth, resulting in a makeover. Think of it as a facelift for your teeth. …

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Parents need to worry about baby bottle tooth decay. 

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  Giving an infant sugary drinks before naptime or at nighttime is harmful because during sleep, the flow of saliva decreases, allowing the sugary liquids to linger on the child’s teeth for an extended period of time. If left untreated, pain and infection can result. Severely decayed teeth may need to be extracted. If teeth are infected or lost too …

Removal of Dentigerous Cyst in an OR Setting @ Centuria Medical Makati

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What is a Dentigerous Cyst?  During the development of permanent teeth, occasionally our body forms a sac of clear fluid around the crown, usually in the lower jaw which is also known as the mandible. It is usually not painful, but sometimes it may expand. This cyst is called a dentigerous cyst, which is the most common odontogenic development cyst, …