Invisalign is a form of braces made of blend of plastic, and produced based on molds customized for your mouth. The aligners used in Invisalign treatment are strong solid plastic attachments applying pressure on teeth for gradually move them into a better position.
We always want our teeth to be healthy and strong. Although we prefer to have our own teeth for as long as possible, it is one of our unavoidable need to have artificial ones. The dental implant is the best option to replace our missing tooth/teeth with its/their artificial version(s). Because of its material, titanium, and the way it is applying, by using screws, it is becoming more and more preferred in time. And also, there is a surprising history beyond it: Titanium dental implant has been used for the teeth renovation surgeries since 1965.
All-on-4 implants are a complete set of dentures which require as little as 4 dental implants per jaw to support them. All-on-4 is a treatment that involves replacement of all missing teeth in the lower or upper jaw by using only 4 implants. This procedure is especially beneficial in patients who have lost a lot of bone in the back areas of the mouth.
Health tourism becomes a new trend for many patients. Visa in its report about health tourism estimates 11 million tourists (3-4% of the world’s population) travel each year for medical care and spending approximately USD 3600-7600 per medical visit.
Before reviewing the costs of dental veneers worldwide, we need to answer the question of what are teeth veneers. Teeth or dental veneers also called as porcelain veneers or dental porcelain laminates, are wafer-thin pieces of porcelain used in cosmetic dentistry to recreate the natural look of the teeth while also helping strengthen the teeth which are broken, misaligned, chipped, uneven or worn down by covering the front surface of teeth.
Do you think that your smile is lacking some sparkle or you feel that your teeth are getting yellowish? Then, teeth whitening can be what you’re looking for.
A dental crown, also known as a dental cap is placed over a tooth to cover the tooth to improve its appearance by restoring its shape and size to strengthen it. It is a very popular dental restoration technique which can be applied either on a dental implant or the patient’s natural tooth. The dental crown completely encircles the tooth, protecting it from further damage or decay.
Porcelain veneers, also called dental veneers, are very thin ceramic cells that go over the front facing side of the tooth. They can be manufactured from porcelain or resin composite materials. As there is no winner of the battle of porcelain veneers vs. composite veneers, the most preferred type of veneers is porcelain veneers. According to a recent study of The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) reports that porcelain dental veneers are increasing by 250% over the past five years. Another statistic by the AACD also shows that 99.7% of Americans believe a smile is an important social advantage and 75% of them think that an unattractive smile may potentially harm a person’s chance for finding a job.
Dental implants are like as artificial tooth roots, similar in shape to screws. When they are placed in your jawbone, they bond with your natural bone. 3 million people in the United States have implants. Annual number is growing gradually, which is now around 500,000. Modern dental implants have been used for over 30 years successfully.