Tag: "orthodontic" at medical news
Experts Call for Warning Lables on Fruit Juice to Save Kids' Teeth
... Decayed teeth can cause abscesses, infection and orthodontic
problems later in life. Dr Sawyer described the extent of tooth decay in young children as "disturbing". She said she believed much of it was a result of babies and toddlers sipping on juices or cordial throughout the day. Dr Sawyer said par...
Study to Explore Using Magnets to Correct 'sunken Chest'
...n congenital chest deformity, in the same way that orthodontic
braces gradually realign teeth. Sunken chest, wh...se the pull on the breastbone in the same way that orthodontic
braces are loosened or tightened. If successful, the 3MP could revolutionize treatment of pectus e...
Straightening the Teeth Won't Guarantee Happiness
...othing that seems to have been derived from having orthodontic
treatment. Shaw concluded that, although in general participants' self-esteem increased over the 20-year period, it was not as a result of receiving braces and didn't relate to whether an orthodontist treatment need existed in 1981. SRI...
Dental Braces Do Not Improve Self-esteem: Study
...life, finds a study//. Thousands of children have orthodontic
work done each year because of a widespread belief...h published by the same team found that not having orthodontic
work done as a child did not have an adverse effect on their future dental health. The study has ...
Oral Hygiene Can Prevent Tooth Decay for Patients With Cleft Conditions
... and consumption of acidic drinks before beginning orthodontic
treatment and modify as needed. Rinse daily with a low dose of 0.05% sodium fluoride. 8. Brush weekly with 0.2% chlorhexidine gel to reduce infection and enamel lesions. By beginning even before birth, patients with cleft lip/palate can lessen the...
Jaw Reconstruction could be Possible in Oral Cancer Patients
...d Moore compared the level of discomfort to having orthodontic
braces. The devices used for the stretching procedure are submerged and not visible. The next step in this research, according to Dr. Price, is to study the distraction osteogenesis plus radiation therapy method in larger animals, comparing them to...
Teeth Reformation could be Possible with Ultrasound Technology
...e materials. The unit will be easily mounted on an orthodontic
or ‘braces’ bracket or even a plastic removable cr...crine disturbances. Mechanical injury from wearing orthodontic
braces causes progressive root resorption, limiting the duration that braces can be worn. This new d...
New Computerized Imaging Systems Help In Better Dental Treatment Planning
.... The authors conclude by saying, "The future in orthodontic
imaging seems exciting as we discover new frontiers, and as the paradigm in dentistry shifts from landmarks, lines, distances and angles to surfaces, areas and volumes. Orthodontists are beginning to appreciate the advantages that the third dimension...
Composite fillings to hasten work procedures
...ive would prevent cavities from forming around the orthodontic
brace via remineralization, or at least would inhibit demineralization. Another use is as a base material, or liner, underneath the regular filling. This would stop secondary cavities from forming around the original cavity under or adjacent to the ...