By Gordon J. Christensen DDS MSD PhD ScD
Written in particular for the dental sufferer, this source offers sensible information regarding dental health and wellbeing and treatments. Readers can entry easy-to-understand information regarding options to their dental difficulties and approximately the best way to preserve a fit smile for all times
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Spaces Between Teeth (Diastemas) In some cultures, spaces between teeth are considered acceptable. In other cultures, spaces are not the “normal”appearance, and people want to eliminate them. These spaces are caused by teeth that are too small in relation to the size of the jaws; past removal of a tooth, causing drifting or spacing of adjacent teeth; lack of development of some teeth; orthodontic movement that did not completely close spaces; tight muscle attachments (frena) that keep teeth from coming together; and other factors.
F. Nontreatment: Nontreatment of superﬁcial spots on teeth has no physiological problems but may continue to Esthetic Dentistry FIG. 18 54 Esthetic Dentistry A B C D Tooth recontouring is simple and inexpensive. A and B, Upper front teeth needing recontouring. C and D, Recontouring completed. FIG. 19 have a negative psychological inﬂuence on the patient. 3. Tooth Recontouring The irregular appearance of teeth can often be changed to satisfy esthetic needs by slightly reshaping the teeth with abrasive instruments.
9 Infection Control Hand wash. Hand washes dentists use adhere to the skin and become more disinfecting as the day progresses. FIG. 8 Gloves are probably the most effective infection control concept, because they provide a barrier between you and the dentist. If the gloves are intact, there is very little chance for disease-producing agents to be transferred from the dentist or dental staff to you. HAND MEDICATIONS Most dentists and dental staff persons use a chemical named chlorhexidine gluconate as a hand wash (FIG.
A Consumer's Guide to Dentistry by Gordon J. Christensen DDS MSD PhD ScD