Sharecare News posted a story about Dentistry:
TUESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- Dentists, as it turns out, may have one more reason than the rest of us to be wary of alligators. The toothy reptiles may one day put those who install implants, bridges and dentures out of their jobs.
Alligators continually make new teeth to replace t...Full Article
What does an orthodontic chin cup treat?
An orthodontic chin cup is used to treat an under bite in children. An under bite is a condition in which the lower teeth are positioned in front of the upper teeth, similar to a bulldog's bite. Dentists call this a Class III growth pattern. When the under bite is due to a faster-than-normal-growing... Full Post
What are the benefits of getting an orthodontic chin cup?
When an under bite or bulldog bite occurs in a child the lower teeth are positioned in front of the upper teeth. With this reversal efficient chewing is difficult if not impossible and the facial appearance is throw off balance and looked at as being not pleasing. Research has confirmed that the... Full Post
Do orthodontists charge more than dentists?According to a recent survey by a dental web site their results from this same question found that Canadian and American General Dentists charge an average of $4,350 for braces while orthodontists charged an average of $5,141. A 2007 Journal of Clinical Orthodontics orthodontic practice study on... Full Post