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Orthodontics in Kenya

BBoth teenagers and children commonly qualify as patients that need corrections for developmental dental problems. Presently the number of adults seeking correctional treatments has been on the rise. Past overlooked problems or improvement of the functions and appearance of teeth, form the bulk of this increased demand. The orthodontics in Kenya principles applied in the treatment of adults also apply in the treatment of children. In case the treatment involves more complications, the costs are bound to rise. This cost depends on the extent of complications involved. Adults and Orthodontics in Kenya Another common reason that may lead adults to seek orthodontics in Kenya treatment is a condition called sleep apnea. This condition causes the soft tissue and muscles...

Braces in Kenya

MMany youngsters just can’t wait for their first braces. Others are a little apprehensive about the prospect of having a new look. Knowing as much as possible about braces can be very beneficial. Braces straighten your teeth into proper alignment, enhancing your smile. Getting your first braces in Kenya can be both an exciting and nerve wracking experience. There is a wealth of information to be considered before settling for any particular kind of braces. Because of the almost endless variety of braces available, anyone considering braces would be spoilt for choice. Braces are specially designed devices that orthodontists use to get your teeth straightened. Conventionally, braces were fashioned from wires and metal brackets that were fitted to the teeth. These...

Cosmetic Dentistry

TTraditionally, mainstream dentistry has always been centered upon the diagnosis, treatment and prevention or oral disease. Restorative dental practices like family and general dental practices are tailored to dental problems that need necessary treatment.  The main avenue of prevention has always been through oral hygiene. Cosmetic dentistry on the other hand involves promoting the aesthetic aspects of an individuals smile, mouth and the teeth. Cosmetic dentists provide services or dental treatments tailored to the specific interests of the individual to achieve desired results. In addition, dental treatment cosmetic includes some restorative benefits. One such possible benefit is dental fillings. It is possible to choose tooth fillings that closely match your...

Dental Health kindergarten

IIf possible, the school nurse should be prepared to present a health kindergarten lesson. The importance of flossing and brushing should be discussed during dental health Kindergarten. One question the kids should answer is the consequences of not brushing and taking good care their teeth. Proper brushing techniques should be demonstrated using teeth and mouth models. The lesson activities should include the term Plague with a clear understanding of its’ meaning explained. Also to be demonstrated by the dental health kindergarten is the flossing of the teeth. Where possible tooth brushing practice should be performed using the students own toothbrush and teeth. Dental Health Kindergarten Cleanliness Habits This dental health kindergarten lesson plan should be...

Dental Health Crafts

TThe best period that a child should gain knowledge concerning Dental health  is during the first few years. During this period, positive attitudes concerning proper dental habits can also be cultivated. When talking to the children, the benefits of maintaining healthy teeth should be mentioned. Mention that chewing food, speaking and maintaining a beautiful smile are all possible due to healthy teeth. Having a body that is healthy includes having a healthy mouth. Some resources that include dental health crafts and activities aid children in maintaining healthy teeth. Dental Health Crafts and Activities Tooth brushing, flossing, taking taking tooth friendly foods and paying the dentist regular visits should form discussion topics for the children. Activities and...

Dentures in Kenya

TThere are many different types of dentures. Dentures in Kenya are tailor made to suit the different individual needs of a patient. Some patients may have dentures for a single tooth while other dentures may be designed for patients missing more teeth. Patients should ensure that their expectations of the dentures in Kenya are realistic. Even the best designed and fitted dentures wont give you the natural feel of real teeth. When it comes to talking, eating and having a confident smile, dentures are of great aid. Everyone requires time to get used to them. In the beginning, you may experience a sore, uncomfortable feeling in your mouth. As you get more accustomed to your dentures, your confidence with them will grow. A dentist’s appointment a week or so after...