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There are many reasons why people should go for Invisalign when it comes to enhancing their smiles. For young adults, this basically looks exciting, the very thought of tooth braces may send them into utter stress. Invisalign Teen offers teenagers the benefits of braces without any of the social embarrassment.
Invisalign Teen aligners are personalized to fit properly on the teeth and are virtually invisible, making them hard to spot and great for anytime photos and Instagram shots!.
Invisalign Teen aligners are completely removable, so your teen can enjoy a school dance or dinner date without any worries about food stuck in braces! Though to be completely effective, aligners need to worn at least 22 hours a day so keep that in mind and make sure your teen knows the rules of Invisalign teen.
One more benefit that Invisalign Teen provides is the overall flexibility to eat anything you want. In contrast to metallic braces for your teeth, you’ll find nothing attached to the tooth. Consequently, brushing and flossing merely involves taking out the aligner and performing a proper oral health care routine. There are no constraints about what teenagers can eat during Invisalign treatment. They can, when they choose, chew gum, take in sweet meals, and never have to worry about the way in which their own smile looks.
Give your teen a healthy, happy smile and book an Invisalign consultation today at Kitsilano dentist Arbutus North Dental Centre.
Beautiful Smiles on the Big Day!
Arbutus North Dental Centre would like to wish Parveen and Jason a wonderful, happy marriage. Congratulations on your wedding!
Parveen, thank you for trusting us with your smile!
Click the video to see how Parveen’s smile truly shone on her wedding day with the help of Invisalign and cosmetic bonding.Read More
Getting braces are perhaps the most effective way to improve your smile. Truly, many people can reap the benefits of having braces. These advantages can go beyond giving one straight teeth. They certainly can do wonders for your overall oral health, and boost your confidence as well. For some people, having braces could be such an awkward point in their lives as the flashy metal tends to be too shiny for their taste. People who wear braces like these tend to suffer from taunts from their peers, such as “Metal Mouth” or “Silver Teeth”. Because of this, people who wear braces for extended periods of time won’t smile altogether as they feel so awkward doing so. Fortunately, there are alternatives to the traditional type of braces for the self-conscious, such as lingual braces.
Lingual braces work very much like the traditional ones. There is a slight difference, however. Lingual braces are placed on the rear of the teeth, where the metal parts cannot be seen. One good thing about lingual braces is that they are not restricted to a certain age group. There are some patients who are not comfortable with the clear plastic type of braces, but don’t want the flashiness of the traditional braces at the same time.
If you are interested in learning more about lingual braces, reserve your Incognito lingual braces consultation with Arbutus North Dental Centre today!Read More
The use of lasers when it comes to dental procedures is one of the revolutionary improvements in recent years of the industry. It has proven to be quite effective and recommended because of the many different benefits that the new technology brings. When it comes to dental procedures lasers can be used in several ways, such as whitening teeth, removing tooth decay on the crowns of your teeth or to treat the gums area and other soft tissue. For more delicate and sensitive areas like the gums, the soft tissue laser treatment is most recommended.
There are many benefits when using soft tissue laser in dentistry. It is much more accurate and precise so the medical practitioner can precisely target the problem areas. Since it is less invasive, it reduces the bleeding and even inflammation or swelling. Soft tissue lasers are also not that painful and even promote faster healing because more often than not, the site of operation no longer needs sutures to heal.
Soft tissue laser is actually used in a variety of ways for various treatments. With the use of lasers, dentist can lengthen the appearance of the tooth’s crown and reform the way the gums look. This is commonly called crown lengthening. It is also used to improve the smile of the person who has a gummy smile by reducing amount of gums showing when a person smiles, and increasing the length of the crown. It can also be used to remove soft tissue lesions, surgery for the gums and a dental frenectomy to treat speech problems.
Soft tissue lasers have may uses that benefit patients in remarkable ways which not only helps them with their functional or physical dental issues, but also helps mitigate any fears when it comes to getting dental operations. Make sure to ask about soft tissue laser treatments from your dentist at Arbutus North Dental Centre on your next visit.Read More
Have you ever had a root canal done? Root canals are dreaded by a lot of dental patients but despite the popular belief that root canals are a scary treatment process, it is the kind of dental treatment that is good enough to end all your toothaches.
Dentists at Arbutus North Dental Centre recommend patients to go for a root canal procedure when the tooth is perfectly whole but is infected from the inside. Such kinds of tooth problems can worsen if left untreated. The process involves the filling up of a tooth and the replacement of the infected pulp. Although there is also an option for tooth extraction, dentists usually recommend saving the tooth if it still can be saved.
Every tooth has a root canal and dental decay at the outer layer that is left untreated progresses into the root canal. When that happens, the nerves and blood vessels get infected and become inflamed. Sadly, the infected vessels die and are then replaced by pus which causes the pain and discomfort that you feel. If you think that that toothache is the worst that could happen to you, then you might want to think again.
Root canals that are infected can cause a lot of irreparable damage to the bones surrounding the tooth, causing the formation of tooth abscess. Hence getting a root canal procedure done is one of the best things that you could do for yourself.
People who suffer from tooth grinding, usually are not aware that they are doing it. This is because this usually occurs at night when the person is fast asleep. They only find out when they start feeling regular headaches, facial aches, and jaw pains. A visit with the dentist will confirm this issue and more often than not, one of the simplest and immediate prevention against further damage to the teeth is through the use of nightguards.
As the name suggests, nightguards are teeth protection that is usually worn by the individual before they go to bed at night. These devices resemble those mouthguards used by boxers, only much thinner, usually transparent and more comfortable to wear. The nightguard typically goes over the teeth and gums to provide ample protection against tooth grinding.
Nightguards can also be customized so that a nightguard fits exactly on your teeth, which reduces discomfort and won’t distract you from getting your much needed sleep.
Nightguards are actually quite useful especially if you are prone to tooth grinding. This not only reduces the wear and tear on your teeth, but also reduces the aches and pains you normally get, which are associated with grinding the teeth. The dentists at Arbutus North Dental Centre will be able to help you get the nightguard that’s right for you and manage your dental issues.Read More