A dentist in the making, Baani enjoys reading in her free time. Her weak spots are quirky stationery and witty puns. She is currently interning as a dentist and plans to pursue a career in the research-oriented domain of public health.
On an average, incognito braces will cost you between $8000 to $10,000. This is significantly higher than conventional braces which cost around $3000 to $6000. You will need to check with your orthodontist about the final cost based on any additional dental procedures required before the treatment, like cleaning and restorative work.
Some quick procedures that help in fixing smoker’s teeth are scaling, teeth whitening and gingival grafts. But remember, these are all temporary measures, and they are all futile if you don't quit the habit of smoking.
All primary teeth have an age, during which they fall out. The period is different for each tooth and more importantly, for each child. The age that your dentist tells you is an average, and it is not necessary that your child's milk teeth will fall at that time. Do not panic if your child's teeth fall off before or after that time.
Our mouth is more than just teeth, tongue, palate and saliva. It is home to thousands of micro-organisms that we can’t see, touch or feel. Some of them are Streptococcus Mutans, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Actinomyces, and Lactobacilli.