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Dental History Of Orthodontics

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Braces

the old and new dental braces
The old and new dental braces

In the early years, the thought of braces among people made them freak out. The minute a dentist recommended one to see an orthodontist, the word “Metal mouth”, “tin teeth” and other unattractive adjectives ran through their minds. Today with modern technology dental treatment has become easy. Braces leverage the basic principles of engineering, Constant mild pressure in the desired movement will allow for an overall change in teeth position.

Seeking The Second Opinion Before Dental Appointments

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dental Check-up proceedure
Dental Check-up procedure

Patients are recommended to visit a dentist for a check-up after every 6 months. There is however a healthy patient-doctor relationship that should be maintained. Patients, therefore, need to seek a second opinion before settling on the dental procedure. The second opinion enables a patient to make better choices.

Planning Your Dental Treatment

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Dr. Pauline of the Periodontist Dental Centre
Dr. Pauline of the Periodontist Dental Centre

When you attend for a dental health check, discussions follow on the patient’s concerns. They will offer you treatment options for you to consider. Sometimes when your dental problem is more complex, they may require further time to assess your situation. Treatment planning is necessary as the first step after a dental appointment before any procedure is done. Treatment planning, therefore, becomes key when it comes to preparation and sharing of the necessary information between the doctor and the patient.

What To Expect After A Tooth Extraction

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Photo of an extracted tooth.

Photo of an extracted tooth.

In general, a tooth extraction takes just over a week to heal. Sometimes it can take up to 2 weeks if you’re a slow healer or have a minor infection, but very rarely will you need to suffer from tooth extraction pain for longer than the first few hours.

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