Prosthodontics is an area of cosmetic dentistry devoted to dental prosthesis such as bridges, crowns, and dentures. There are two main categories of dental prosthesis: fixed or removable. Your dentist can use a few different fixed prosthodontics to correct mild to severe cracks in your teeth. The end result will be a stable, fairly natural-looking adjustment to your smile.
Here are three of the cosmetic dentistry fixed dental prosthodontics that might be used to fix your cracked teeth.
If you have a chipped front tooth, it can make you feel uncomfortable to smile and show your teeth. If the chip is recent, it may still be rough, and that can irritate the inside of your lip or your tongue. A cosmetic dentist can fix a chipped tooth in a variety of ways depending on the location and size of the chip. Here are some of the options you may want to consider.
Everyone wants to have as natural a smile as possible, but real life eventually gets in the way for everyone. Fortunately, there are some new technologies that work for cosmetic dentistry to regrow your natural teeth and get back the smile you had when you were younger.
One emerging technique is called "electrically accelerated and enhanced remineralization," which is a fancy way of accelerating the natural healing abilities of your teeth.
If your child had an occurrence where their tooth was knocked out of the socket due to an accident, getting help quickly can possibly save the tooth. Getting to an emergency dentist within a half an hour is recommended. If the tooth's root dries up before you get your child to a dentist, the tooth cannot be saved. Here are some instructions to follow so the tooth has a better chance at having a favorable attachment.
Your child's dental office visits are important to their dental health both now and in the future. However, if your child is terrified about going to the dentist, every visit can be a challenge. Here are some ways to ease your child's fears so that they are more comfortable with the dentist.
Roleplaying can be a valuable tool to help children express their feelings, and when you role play a dentist visit, you can have a better understanding of what is causing your child to be afraid.