No orthodontic article should be without the mention of the potential of irrevocable facial development, pain and potential medical harm of reverse pull headgear.
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In recent years, the number of adults choosing to undergo orthodontic treatment, usually for cosmetic reasons, has been on the rise. While having an incorrect bite can also have a negative impact on wider health, and may even be associated with jaw issues and headaches (TMD), there is much misunderstanding and inappropriate treatment performed.
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HAVE YOU GOT SENSITIVE TEETH?
For some people, sensitive teeth means that they experience a mild twinge of pain when they eat or drink something particularly cold or hot, or something sweet or acidic. For others, having sensitive teeth can mean significant pain for hours at a time, and can be a sign of underlying dental issues that could potentially be serious.
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Imagine going to the dentist’s office (1) You have just arrived for your dental recall appointment and now the dentist’s receptionist recognizes that according to your dental insurance, you’re one week early so your dental ‘insurance’ plan won’t pay, it’s not been exactly six months since your last recall appointment.
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A 30-year old man slips at a construction site, banging his mouth. Two teeth are lost as a result of the accident.
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