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Removable braces are usually used to treat not serious malocclusions in children who still have milk teeth. They also prevent the patients from worsening of the developing or already existing malocclusions. The greatest advantage of the removable braces is their low price. In comparison to fixed braces, the price of removable braces is really insignificant. ... .
Braces can make your life difficult in many various ways. Before the treatment, the patients usually have concerns about their future life with a foreign object in their mouth. The braces, however, do not prevent you from having a normal life. Nonetheless, during the treatment, you should follow all medical advices of your doctor, especially those concerning oral hygiene. ... .
Can everyone wear braces? Unfortunately, some patients cannot. Why? Everyone would like to have white, healthy and straight teeth. Majority of us, when able to afford it, can straighten their teeth and eventually overcome complexes, which might have been disturbing us since our childhood. Straight teeth are important not only from the aesthetical point of view: malocclusions may cause a lot of diseases such as mobility or drifting of teeth, periodontal diseases or temporomandibular joint diseases. Moreover, ... .
A dead tooth is a colloquial name for a tooth that does not have a nerve inside it because it was replaced by a dissolvable material during the root canal treatment. A tooth may also become dead due to caries. The shade of dead teeth usually become grey. Fortunately, they can be whitened as well. ... .
In order to maintain the effects of the orthodontic treatment, we have to undergo the retention phase, which will prevent possible return of malocclusion. What is the retention phase and how long does it take? During the orthodontic treatment our teeth change their position. The braces force the teeth to move from places where they have stayed during our whole life. Unfortunately, usually the braces are not enough to hold the teeth in the desired position for ... .