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Showing posts from October, 2019

Advantages of Invisalign over Regular braces

Invisalign are clear aligners used for orthodontic treatment. The aligners are a series of invisible, removable orthodontic appliances that fit over your teeth. Your teeth are 3D scanned and the appliance is custom made on your teeth to guarantee a perfect fit. In order to get the smile you always wanted, simply wear the aligner every day for at least 21 hours. They are only taken off to eat, drink, brush and floss. Advantages: Invisalign Braces Removable appliance Fixed appliance High aesthetic appeal Metallic display on smile Oral hygiene maintenance is much easier and simpler Oral hygiene maintenance more difficult Can continue to eat what you are eating and how you are eating today with the aligners tomorrow Have to modify what and how you eat Practically inconspicuous hence good for elderly patients Elderly patients may not be very happy having metal display on smile Great for people exposed to media and camera Not ideal No of visits to the orthodontist is much low

Mouth Ulcers (canker sores)

Mouth Ulcer Treatment in Bellandur | Bangalore Mouth Ulcer Treatment in Bellandur | Bangalore An ulcer is a breach in the continuity of skin or mucous membrane deeper than the erosion. Ulcers are quite commonly noted in the oral cavity probably because the mucous membrane is a thinner lining than skin. They get easily affected by mechanical, chemical, thermal, electrical and radiation insults. Common ulcers in the mouth are: Traumatic ulcers Aphthous stomatitis Infections Drug-induced Allergy Malignancies Common Ulcers | Mouth Ulcer Treatment in Bellandur | Bangalore Traumatic ulcers: Mechanical cause : Patients have to be watchful of any sharp part of the tooth present in their mouth leading to repeated damage to the tongue and mucous membrane leading to ulcers. Eating hard food should be done with caution. Thermal causes : Placing hot food and beverages in the mouth can cause damage to the oral cavity leading to the formation of ulcers. Chemical causes :