Sunday, August 3, 2014

A Skilled Denver Dentist Provides Treatment for Kids’ Dental Injuries

"Parents must not waste any time in taking their kids to a dentist in Denver if the tooth is very loose, since there’s a strong chance it will fall out anyway. In this situation, it’s best to have the already injured tooth extracted than risk the chance of it falling out at an inopportune time (while the child is sleeping, which could lead to choking). Knocked-out tooth In this case, parents must try to retrieve the tooth, making sure to handle it by the crown, and to rinse it gently in water. Afterward, they can carefully plant the tooth back into its socket to increase its chances of survival and hold it in place until they get to the dentist who will then re-implant the tooth."

Friday, August 1, 2014

Braces from a Denver Orthodontist: A Look into Two Advanced Options

"Not only do braces today come in different colors, but they also boast of different technologies. Indeed, the current orthodontic devices that a well-respected Denver orthodontist, like someone from the Cody Dental Group, provides have come a long way from the traditional metal braces of yesteryears. Below is a brief look at two innovative options for adult orthodontic treatments: Invisalign One of the disadvantages of conventional metal braces is that it’s highly visible, making the wearers appear to have a metal mouth. Since Invisalign is made of clear plastic, it’s an effective alternative that solves the problem of extremely conspicuous braces. In addition, wearers can remove these aligners each time they eat. So, they can continue to enjoy messy but yummy foods like the famous green chili-filled dishes of Denver."