Detachable retention wire

retention wire

At the end of orthodontic treatment, it is routine to glue a thread to the back of the teeth in order to maintain the correction obtained. It sometimes happens that this wire can take off or break. In any case, please contact us . In the meantime, you can cover the part that troubles you with wax. If you do not have wax, you can use sugarless chewing gum. There are three reasons for the detachment of the thread: Contamination of glue by saliva. The glue can not then reach all its strength of resistance. The wire…

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HOW TO TREAT AND PREVENT GINGIVITIS?

TREAT AND PREVENT GINGIVITIS

Gingivitis is a gum disease caused by plaque . It affects about three-quarters of people over age 35 according to the World Health Organization. It is a disease that can become serious but has the advantage of evolving slowly. WHAT IS GINGIVITIS? The gingivitis is caused by plaque . This is continually forming and must be removed daily by brushing. If the dental plaque settles too much it turns into tartar , a hard limestone layer against which brushing is not effective. Bacteria continue to develop under the tartar and attack the gums . Sensitivity to this disease can be increased by other serious diseases , such as leukemia, AIDS or diabetes. Other factors also…

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