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The Benefits of Early Orthodontic Treatment

Many  American dentist believe firmly that is never too early for children to have orthodontic treatment. Early treatment can make corrections while the jaw is still growing and the teeth are still forming their alignment.

The three main benefits of early orthodontic treatment are:

– It facilitates a good dental hygiene regime

– It corrects bite problems: overbite, underbite, crossbite and open bite

– It saves time and money on future dental/orthodontic treatment

Orthodontic treatment is necessary for many children to have a healthy smile for life“.

Read the full story of the benefits of early orthodontic treatment here https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/what-are-the-benefits-of-early-orthodontic-treatment/

 

 

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Are There Any Non-Invasive Periodontal Surgery Procedures?

Protecting your teeth and gums is the full-time job of any dentist. While there will be times when invasive periodontal procedures are required, this might not always be the case. What other important facts should you know?

– Some professionals will utilise targeted laser therapy to help regenerate damaged tissue.

– Protein gels can be employed to help tissues and bones grow properly.

– As always, the best way to avoid these two procedures is to brush and floss regularly.

“This procedure involves using a protein-containing gel to stimulate bone and tissue growth.”

Learn more below:

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321168.php

 

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Need to Know: Dental Bridges

If you have a dental bridge you need to pay extra attention to your oral care routine to make sure your bridge lasts as long as possible.

Key takeaways:

– Brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste.

– Floss under your bridge and around your teeth every day.

– Avoid hard foods like nutshells and hard candy.

See a dentist for a regular check-up and professional clean to keep your teeth, gums and bridge as healthy as possible.

“A dental bridge is expected to last longer than ten years if the patient pays attention to its care.”

Article:

https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170922/Care-for-Dental-Bridges.aspx

 

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Poor Oral Habits Damaging Your Dental Implants

Dental implants are a modern way of replacing teeth and they can last a lifetime. However, patients should know that although the titanium post is permanent, poor oral habits can damage the crown.

Main points:

– Dental implants can get damaged by biting hard substances like pens and nut shells and teeth grinding condition.

– Care for your teeth implants by wearing a mouth-guard during sleep, for bruxism and to sports.

– Take your chipped crown to the dentist for repair.

Remember to follow instructions from your dentist and avoid biting on nails.

Learn more here:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-dental-implants-chip-or-break/

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Healthy Foods That Require Extra Flossing

You’ve probably been told to floss after eating sweets or candy, but did you know that healthy foods can also require extra flossing?

– Spinach tends to get stuck in small gaps between the teeth
– A similar thing happens with broccoli florets, especially if you eat them raw
– Pineapple strings are known to get stuck between teeth and gums

Floss thoroughly after eating these foods!

Call the Dental Barn in Hailsham East Sussex on 01323 325397  for further information or to make an appointment with one of our dentists or dental hygienists.