Finding the Right Cosmetic Dentist in Findlay, OH...

Oct, 2014 by Alma Abell

While most people believe that you must have a specialty dentist in Findlay, OH to handle cosmetic procedures, most general dentists can provide cosmetic options in their offices. However, there are some dentists out there that specialize in one or more cosmetic procedures, which allow them to consider themselves a cosmetic dentist. Specialties The ADA (American Dental Association) does not recognize that cosmetic dentistry is a specialty and therefore, no dentist can claim to have a specialty in these procedures. However, many dentists have found that only providing these specialty procedures works well for them and they decide not to handle regular dentistry, such as cleanings, exams and x-rays and only perform those cosmetic procedures that people want. In this way, they are deemed cosmetic dentists. Laws Each state has its own laws for...

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A Sort of History of Dental Braces...

Jan, 2014 by Alma Abell

A dental brace-otherwise known as an orthodontic brace-is a device that is fitted inside the mouth as a way of straightening and aligning the teeth. As a rule, a dental brace can cure a whole list of oral maladies, such as an under bite, an over bite, crooked teeth, jaw problems, malocclusions and a long list of other ailments. It may seem difficult to comprehend, but braces are not exclusive to the last hundred or so years, when it comes to inventions. In fact, they have been around-albeit in a far more crude form-since around 400 B.C. Greek physicians such as Aristotle and Hippocrates both considered procedures and methods for straightening teeth that grew crooked. In archeological sites many a mummified mouth has been located and found to have a crude metal band wrapped...

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