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Overbite Surgery Guide

Posted by http://www.wyndamdentalcare.ca January 16, 2018

People with overbite should read this before deciding to have overbite corrective surgery. Overbite is the upper teeth overlap the lower teeth. Normally this is not an issue with appearance but it can cause some real dental issues. It can also cause issues with speech. Normally an overbite can be fixed with nonsurgical treatments but for the severe cases, it will require surgery. What is overbite surgery? First, prior to surgery, the patient will need to have braces for about 9-18 months in order to align the teeth and make them even. The surgery is performed in the hospital under general anesthesia and normally requires a 1 or 2-day stay. The surgeon will make an incision, and then fix the bone by placing some cuts and moving the bone to the right place then placing screws in it to make sure it stays in place as it heals. The pain should be completely gone in 6 weeks. After surgery, you will have several follow up appointments and you will…

Underbite Surgery: Information you should know

Posted by http://www.wyndamdentalcare.ca January 9, 2018

Here is what you need to know about underbite surgery before you go. What is underbite surgery? Underbite surgery is a corrective surgery that helps a person’s health as well as their looks. A underbite is where the lower jaw extends beyond the top jaw making a person’s chin and lower teeth more prominent. This surgery fixes bone issues that cannot be fixed with braces. What are the risks? As with any surgery, there are risks involved. These risks include; Bleeding Infection Damage to the nerves which leads to loss of feeling in the lower jaw or tingling in the lips and cheeks Joint damage Damage to the teeth Who needs underbite surgery? Someone with a underbite that has the following issues from the underbite may need to have underbite surgery; Difficulty eating Difficulty speaking Difficulty swallowing Excessive wear to teeth Has chronic jaw pain or joint pain issues such as TMJ Has chronic headaches and earaches Bad breath or bacterial infections Certain sleep problems such as snoring or…

Are Loose Teeth causing you to Pass up Certain Foods?

Posted by http://www.wyndamdentalcare.ca January 2, 2018

Are loose teeth causing you to bypass some of your favorite foods? Loose teeth can cause other health issues besides passing on some of your favorite foods. Loose teeth dangers Besides being painful when you chew, especially hard foods, meats, vegetables, and some fruits but they could possibly fall out while you are chewing becoming a choking hazard. Another danger is that because they are loose you will have troubles with your normal oral hygiene which can lead to a buildup of tartar or plaque that cause bacteria which can cause infections of the mouth, bad breath, and other health issues. How to treat loose teeth There are several treatment options for loose teeth, which one will work best for you will be up to you and your dentist. Here are the options; Splinting Membranes or tissue-stimulating proteins which will hopefully stimulate the gum and bone to start repairing itself Root planing can help reshape and smooth teeth to help reduce the progression and allow the tooth, gum, and…
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Overbite Surgery Guide

People with overbite should read this before deciding to have overbite corrective surgery. Overbite is the upper teeth overlap the lower teeth. Normally…

Posted by http://www.wyndamdentalcare.ca, January 16, 2018

Underbite Surgery: Information you should know

Here is what you need to know about underbite surgery before you go. What is underbite surgery? Underbite surgery is a corrective surgery…

Posted by http://www.wyndamdentalcare.ca, January 9, 2018

Are Loose Teeth causing you to Pass up Certain Foods?

Are loose teeth causing you to bypass some of your favorite foods? Loose teeth can cause other health issues besides passing on some…

Posted by http://www.wyndamdentalcare.ca, January 2, 2018