The wedding season (hopefully!) means lots of brilliant and happy smiles all around. For some, whether you are the bride, the groom, best man, maid of honor or a wedding guest, having that winning Hollywood smile is everything. Maybe it’s a confidence thing, or maybe it’s an image thing, it doesn’t matter – you want to look your best in wedding photos.
Wearing dental braces can pose a public speaking conundrum. There is that initial wearing phase where you will go through the learning curve of speaking with a dental brace on. Normally, there will be some mis-articulation of sentences or speaking with a lisp.
Human beings are the most intelligent and social animals and human speech is therefore integral to communication. Speech is important not just for day to day communications but also for various other forms of communication and expression such as singing and acting.
Apart from their efficacy in straightening misaligned teeth, invisalign aligners are also advantageous due to their safety, comfort and the fact they are “quiet” teeth aligners. Unlike dental braces, they don’t shout out aloud to the world that you are in the process of straightening your teeth.
Bad breath is a common thing that can be experienced by anyone in the morning. Everyone wakes up with bad breath because bacteria had multiplied in the mouth at night due to lack of continuous saliva flow to wash it away. However, things often change when the teeth are flossed and brushed.
A dental implant is an apparatus made of titanium that serves to replace the root of a tooth. The implant – or titanium post – is surgically placed into the jawbone and effectively functions as an anchor for a replacement tooth, or dental crown. A dental implant is one of the most advanced means to permanently replace teeth that have been lost due to decay or injury.
Dental fillings are used to repair teeth that are cracked, worn down, or have cavity damage. There are several types of fillings, and your dentist will help you decide on the best one depending on how much tooth damage there is, the location of the damage, and your budget or insurance coverage.