Excessive gingival (EGD) is the defined as a lack of balance between the anatomic variations within the static landmark of the gingival margins and the dynamic positioning variations of the upper lip in relation to the smile line. While the patients subjective complains express mostly their increasing concerns about their “gummy smile” affecting their social and professional roles[…]
Gum recession or “receding gum” could be defined as the clinical loss of gum margin toward and along the root surface. Gingival recession or gum recession could be caused by the damage to the tooth supporting periodontal tissues i.e. fibers, cementum, and alveolar bone, such as iatrogenic factors, orthodontic movement, chemical trauma e.g. chewing betel nuts, […]
All-on-4/6 units dental implants The concept of All-on 4 implants as for the Straumann® Pro Arch is based on a fixed rehabilitation of the removed or missing teeth by means of immediate placement and loading of four to six dental implants with a provisional fixed bridge. However, this restorative approach requires a careful and comprehensive […]
What is a CBCT scan?
It’s basically a three-dimensional radiograph, a “3D x-ray”. CBCT stands for “Cone Beam Computed Tomography”. You may have heard of a medical “CAT scan”; this is a similar technology, but using a cone-shaped beam allows us to get the information we need with significantly less radiation.
Aftercare for the patients receiving any surgical procedures including dental implants, bone grafts, and sinus augmentation, etc. Preparing for surgery Any kind of surgical dental approach is often performed as an outpatient procedure. This means that you go home the same day. You’ll receive instructions from the hospital or […]
Botulinum toxin is a bacterium that blocks the release of acetylcholine, the substance responsible for transmitting electrical impulses that elicit muscle contraction. In medicine, botulinum toxin is injected directly into hyperactive muscles. It has been safely and effectively used for treatment of strabismus (cross-eye) and blepharospasm (lid spasm) since the early eighties[…]
Occlusal splints are devices to protect the teeth and restorations from any undue excessive occlusal/bite forces. Occlusal splints are indicated in the following situations: Diagnosis and management of parafunction, severe bruxism and Pain Dysfunction Syndrome (PDS) by increasing muscle relaxation (Ekberg et al. 1998) Establishing RCP following reduced muscle hyperactivity and […]
The paradigm of “a beautiful natural smile“ “A smile costs nothing but gives so much. It enriches those who receive, without making poorer those who give. It takes but a moment, but the memory of it sometimes lasts forever. none is so rich or mighty that can get along without it. A smile creates happiness […]
A healthy smile is priceless, contagious and could make the first best impression on the people you come in contact with. A beautiful smile has the most social influence making people remember you after the first meeting. Recent research has proved that people with a healthy nice smile are considered as more confident, sociable and successful. […]
Invisalign® latest innovations following consistent and extensive research in the fields of the biomechanical and material science offer now almost every individual with misaligned teeth the opportunity to address the oral problems caused from inherited and/or developed misaligned teeth. […]