According to the National Institute of Dental Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), over half of those in the U.S. survive from oral cancer after five years. If this condition is caught early enough, the chances of successful treatment are high.
Front teeth repairs come in all shapes, sizes and materials.
Composite resins, or tooth-colored fillings, provide good durability and resistance to fracture in small- to mid-size fillings that need to withstand moderate pressure from the constant stress of chewing. They can be used on either front or back teeth. They are a good choice for people who prefer that their fillings look more natural.
You kid’s teeth are important! It’s never too early to get children in the habit of good oral care. Of course, it’s up to parents to take the “first steps.” Finding new ways to model good dental habits and practice them with your kids is key. The sooner kids begin to take charge of their own teeth, the happier and healthier they (and you) will be. And the payoffs over a lifetime are immeasurable.
It’s a common misconception that Invisalign can only be used if you need minimal straightening, and anything that requires more attention needs metal brackets. A patient of Dr. Kelly’s came in with severe crowding that they wanted to fix. Below are before and after images of what Invisalign can do to give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of.