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Removable orthodontic appliances

Orthodontic treatment can be divided into:

i) Removable orthodontic appliances

ii) Fixed appliances (braces)

iii) Orthognatic surgery

Fixed orthodontic appliance

We will be focusing on removable orthodontic appliances in this article.

Firstly, you may want to know what are the types of movement involved in orthodontics and the amount of force required for that movement of a single tooth: Continue reading

Porcelain Vs. Acrylic Teeth

Artificial teeth used to make dentures can be made of porcelain, acrylic resin, or composite resin. Here we will be looking at the most commonly used ones-porcelain teeth and acrylic resin.

Artificial teeth for dentures

 

Let’s first look at the requirements of good artificial teeth: Continue reading