It is highly recommended that braces be installed and used on teens. But this does not mean that adults cannot or should not wear braces. As an adult, there are challenges that can be faced when attempting to straighten your teeth that are not as common in teens. Here are three challenges that you may face when attempting to use braces to straighten your teeth as an adult and how an orthodontist can help you to overcome these challenges.
Taking your child to the dentist can be tricky, especially if they have some special needs. That means that you may have problems with taking them to the dentist when you should. Sometimes it can be easier to avoid the meltdown than it is to force your child to do something that you know will be good for them but will be difficult for them to do. Going to the dentist can be one of those things.
Whitening your teeth is one thing, making sure it stays white is a different issue altogether. It is much better to maintain your teeth's color after a whitening session than to let them discolor and keep whitening them after every short period. Here are some of the tips you should use to maintain white teeth:
Avoid Tobacco Products
Tobacco is one of the most dangerous products as far as teeth discoloration is concerned.
Usually, "long in the tooth" means that you are old and wise. However, it could mean something else. It can mean that baby teeth have overstayed their welcome in your child's mouth. The teeth have been there too long, and they are, and will, cause multiple problems. Here is what you can do to move things along with dental development.
Visit a Dentist to Get X-Rays
First and foremost, visit a dentist and request x-rays.
Dental veneers are a very thin piece of porcelain that are bonded to your existing teeth using a dental cement. They are custom made to match the color and shape of your existing teeth so they look more natural. The veneers help give you a beautiful smile, which can improve your self confidence. See below for some information about dental veneers including the process, the benefits and how to care for them.