January 2015 | North Point

Tissue Grafting
29Jan, 2015

How Much Can Braces Cost?

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Braces are used to improve orofacial appearance. They straighten crooked/crowded teeth, fix overbites and under bites, and other orthodontic problems. Other problems may include speech difficulty and jaw disorders. These can be painful for the person by causing headaches, earaches, gum disease, and tooth decay. However, braces can be expensive and the cost is determined by the type of braces you want with multiple types to choose from as discussed below. Metal braces, also known as traditional braces, can cost anywhere from $3,000 to $7,000. Ceramic braces are basically the […]

gum exams
15Jan, 2015

Help Your Children Reduce the Risk of Tooth Decay

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Did you know that tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children in the United States? The good news is it can be prevented. This year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) wants to remind parents to “think teeth.” Parents can help children combat cavities and tooth decay by practicing good daily oral hygiene — even at an early age. Ask your pediatrician about your baby’s oral health at the six-month check-up. And start regular dental check-ups beginning at age one. Reducing Risk of Tooth […]

Dental Implants
2Jan, 2015

Dentists reveal new tooth decay treatment

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Scientists in London have developed a pain free filling that allows teeth to repair themselves without drilling or injections. This new procedure won’t be common for a few years however, it is an idea to look forward to! King’s College London is responsible for the new tooth-rebuilding technique that does away with fillings and encourages your teeth to repair themselves. As of now tooth decay is normally removed by drilling, and then filling the area with a material such as amalgam or composite resin. The new treatment, called Electrically Accelerated […]

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