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How Inflammation is Necessary for Orthodontic Tooth Movement

We see Orthodontics yield remarkable results and provide patients with the perfect smiles they seek by straightening or moving teeth. It seems simple enough, right? However, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Have you ever wondered how this movement takes place so seamlessly and positions teeth in entirely new positions without damaging the surrounding oral structures?

Today, we are going to learn about the underlying biological mechanisms that render orthodontic tooth movement possible.

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The Role of Vaping in Gum Disease

In recent years, vaping has been on the rise, especially among the youth. Although it’s a safer alternative to conventional smoking, it isn’t harmless. We all know that vaping is bad for our health in countless ways. But did you know that vaping can harm your gums, too? Continue reading …

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Oral Health and Aging

Aging is inevitable and can take a toll on your physical health without sparing the teeth and gums. Research has shown that gum disease is related to many systemic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, respiratory problems, and many more, all of which are more prevalent in later life. Maintaining …

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Problems Arising from Malocclusion that Orthodontic Training can Improve

Misalignment of teeth can cause several oral health issues that are likely to be misdiagnosed by dentists and doctors. That’s mainly because they produce symptoms similar to a lot of other conditions.  Malaligned teeth can present in several ways, such as crowding, in an open bite, crossbite, overbite, or underbite. …

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Why Every Dentist Should Have Basic Orthodontic Knowledge

Set yourself apart by expanding your treatments within  your dental practice! You’re bound to come across many clinical cases in your practice that require orthodontic treatment from day to day. Whether you’re a general or a pediatric dentist looking to expand your horizons and offer a wider range of services …

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