From the monthly archives: November 2018
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You've all seen those commercials about teeth
straightening without dental visits. Sure, it is convenient, but is it actually
good for your teeth and gums? Let's Talk about it!
There are a few companies that offer in-home orthodontic
aligners, which patients use to straighten teeth without EVER seeing a dentist
They just ask you to take photos of your teeth, bite down
on a mold, and you will get orthodontic aligners in the mail.
The First Problem I see is there is no comprehensive
evaluation done by a dentist prior the treatment. It is the protocol of the
American Dental Association to have a complete oral evaluation done by a
dentist before any orthodontic treatment. It is important for a dentist to
diagnose the condition of the teeth/gums prior to orthodontic treatment. For
example, if the patient has decay, plaque, gum disease or other conditions,
this must be treated before the orthodontic treatment in order to prevent
further complications or exacerbation of current dise ...
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