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Space maintainers in dentistry

Dental space maintainer is a combination of orthodontic and prosthodontic appliance used in deciduous, mixed and permanent dentition to avoid teeth drifting and space closure.

Veneers vs. Lumineers

What is the difference between veneers and lumineers? Pros and cons of veneers and lumineers.

Germectomy on wisdom teeth

Germectomy is a surgical procedure in dentistry that removes the tooth bud before the full formation of the roots. It is commonly performed for wisdom teeth because it reduces the future complications.

Why is NHS dentistry bad for your dental health?

Dentists in UK are facing many difficulties trying to fit in the NHS regulations. Unfortunately it is the patients that suffer.

Which dental procedures are covered by UK's NHS?

Procedures covered by the dentists in the National Health System (NHS) UK.

Sulcular and interspace toothbrushes

Brushing your teeth with interspace and sulcular toothbrushes is a great addition to your oral hygiene especially if you have implants or braces on.

Gingival veneers

Gingival veneers, also known as gum masks, are removable prostheses made of acrylic or soft silicone and are used to fill in the gaps caused by gum recessions and periodontal disease.

Dawson B Splint

The Dawson B-splint is a muscle relaxing appliance fitted to reduce bruxing symptoms and deprogram the masticatory muscles and mandible condyle position in the temporomandibular joint.

What is VRF (vertical root fracture) and cracked tooth syndrome?

Vertical rooth fractures can be caused by external trauma, occlusal overload and bad habits like bruxing, chewing on pencils or nail biting. Teeth fractured vertically are not savable.

Everything about coconut oil pulling

Rinsing with coconut oil is beneficial to your oral health but cannot substitute the traditional dental hygiene care.

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