Invisalign is a type of clear aligner for straightening or realigning your teeth. These clear aligners are made from flexible thermoplastic material.
Invisalign is the oldest and best known clear aligner and was introduced in 1998 by Align Technology. The original Invisalign® was developed with adults in mind and designed to make orthodontic treatment ‘less conspicuous’ according to the American Association of Orthodontics. This ‘invisibility’ provides a more attractive appearance during treatment that is preferred by working professionals and others.
There are many reasons for tooth loss. Tooth loss can affect one’s health, facial features and speech production to name a few. Hence, replacing your lost teeth is important to preserve and/or restore oral function, facial structure and smile aesthetics.
Do you know if your teeth have become worn over time? Dentists treat worn teeth on a daily basis, yet people are generally entirely unaware that teeth wear down, until their dentists alert them to signs of tooth wear.
After tooth decay and gum disease, tooth wear can be considered the third most significant dental issue. Worn teeth result not only in the cosmetic shortening of teeth, with implications on one’s bite, tooth sensitivity, gum recession, breaking and chipping of teeth. Read more
Practising good oral hygiene at home together with routine visits to the dentist helps you maintain healthy teeth and gums. With the ongoing global health events, never before has it been more important to take good care of your own dental health at home to ensure healthy teeth and gums. So, what is the best way to look after your teeth at home? Below are the best dental care and oral hygiene tips today for your home dental care routine.
Oral health requirements change throughout every stage of life. At East Ringwood Dental Clinic our highly qualified family dentists understand and support the individual needs of each member of your family. With a passion for children’s dental care and a holistic approach, East Ringwood Dental Clinic prides itself of its genuine interest in helping your children establish good oral habits for life.
Establishing good dental health is important from a young age, hence our children’s dentists at East Ringwood Dental Clinic specialise in dental care for young teeth. To assist families with providing dental care to their children, eligible dental clients can access government dental benefits via the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.
The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides families with dental benefits to provide their children with basic dental services.
As Easter comes around, so does the truckloads of chocolate treats to indulge in, whether it be Easter bunnies or eggs, there is chocolate everywhere. So how do you indulge without damaging your teeth. Here are five dental precautions for healthy teeth during Easter and beyond.
1. Stick with Dark chocolate
Did you know recent studies emerging from England, Japan and the U.S. has shown that dark chocolates help strengthen enamel, ward off tooth decay and can even prevent cavities?
Dental crowns are used in restorative dentistry. It is a type of indirect dental restoration that covers the entire surface of the tooth above the gum line and is commonly used to preserve and restore the strength of a weakened tooth, by restoring the structural integrity, its normal function and appearance of the tooth for improved smile aesthetics. Read more