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Is an early orthodontic evaluation necessary
16Aug, 2018

Is an early orthodontic evaluation necessary?

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In the past, orthodontics was routinely an early teen event that began once all of the baby teeth were lost and permanent teeth have erupted. Recent advances in the understanding of a child development as well as modern materials have re-evaluated the time for orthodontic treatment to an earlier age. Early orthodontic evaluation provides both timely diagnosis of problems and increased opportunity for more effective treatment. Early intervention gives the ability to guide growth and development, preventing more serious issues later. When orthodontic intervention is not necessary, an orthodontist can […]
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receding-gums
28Jul, 2018

Receding gums

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Gingival recession, also known as receding gums, is the exposure in the roots of the teeth caused by a loss of gum tissue and/or retraction of the gingival margin from the crown of the teeth. Receding gums are a clear sign of gum disease, which many people might ignore. It is a condition where the diseased tissue around the tooth begins to wear away or pull back. Gum recession usually takes place gradually which is why people often don’t realize that they have it. One of the very first signs can be noticing your […]
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