Gum recession is a common side effect of braces that occurs when the braces pressure the gum tissue or when the teeth are forced into new positions. In most cases, gum recession will disappear once the braces are removed. However, it may persist even after treatment is completed in some cases. Today’s blog will help you learn more about receding gums caused by braces!
If you have ever had a tooth removed or survived the removal of your wisdom teeth, then you have probably been warned about dry sockets. You hear horror stories of your neighbor getting dry sockets after having his wisdom teeth removed, and you quiver at the thought of getting them yourself. They sound painful, but what exactly are dry sockets, and what can you do to prevent them?
This blog post will discuss SPARK aligners and why they are slowly becoming the top aligner choice among orthodontists!
We will now take a closer look at the similarities and differences between orthodontics and dentistry. By clarifying what to expect from a general dentist and what to expect from your orthodontist, we hope to alleviate any confusion you may have.
An endosteal implant is a type of dental implant inserted into a patient’s jawbone as an artificial root to secure dental replacements. Dental implants are usually employed to replace missing teeth.
What is a Throbbing Tooth and How to Relieve Throbbing Tooth Pain?How Can Invisalign® Attachments Improve My Orthodontic Treatment?
A throbbing pain is a warning sign that something serious is going on that you need to address immediately. It could be an injury, infection, or irritation. Throbbing tooth pain should be diagnosed and handled right away, either by your dentist or orthodontist, on your own with some helpful home remedies, or both.
This blog will provide insight into how the Invisalign attachments work with your overall treatment.
Supernumerary teeth can take on a variety of shapes and sizes. Even though some people with hyperdontia are unaware they have this condition, hyperdontia can cause many problems, such as pain and discomfort.
Flossing is essential to your dental health, as your dentist will tell you. Now, let’s look into flossing’s benefits, what it’s for, and what options are available to you!
We use removable retainers such as Hawley, Essix, and Vivera® (Invisalign®) at Patuxent Orthodontics. These retainers will be discussed here, along with a quick review.