Why Individual Orthodontics

The Individual Patient (IP) Appliance was the first customized appliance system in the world and is an enhanced straight archwire technique. In the current standard in orthodontics, dentists use"straight archwire" appliances with one bracket design and one archwire for all patients, which is not alwanys sufficient to treat all tooth movements. However, the IP Appliance revolutionized orthodontics by allowing doctors to customize the optional appliance for .. .[more]

What's a Dental Implant?

A dental implant can be thought of as an artificial tooth root that is submerged into the jawbone. A Crown, fixed bridge or a full set of dentures can be permanently fixed to dental implants to replace one or more missing teeth. If you have any tooth missing site present in your mouth - after having a tooth removed, either from gum disease or injury infection to a tooth - you will start having localized bone loss aroun.. .[more]

What are Porcelain Veneers?

Veneers are often referred to "Instart Orthodontics". Think you need braces? A substantial aesthtic effect can be obtained with a veneer and minimal tooth preparation is required. ..[more]

Why Do You Need Root Canal Treatment

Gum disease is manifested in two forms: Gingivitis: The earliest stage of gum disease, causing an inflammation and some bleeding of the gums caused by plaque buildup at the gumline. Gingivitis causes gum inflammation but no bone loss. Periodontitis: The second stage where the supporting bone and fibers that hold your teeth in place are damaged causing bone damage and loss.[more]

Dental Sealants at Aurora Dental

The grinding and biting surfaces of the teeth especially the first permanent molars - are characterized by natural groovers and depreeions that can be deep and narrow. These "fissures" can be difficult to clean properly, which increases the risk that particles of food remain stuck in the groovers even after your child has brushed their teeth. When bacteria feed on these food .[more]