Dental Implants for Better Smiles

Posted By on Jul 11, 2017

Clean and straight teeth and healthy gums – these are the things that make your smile attractive. It’s relatively easy to have these things. All they take is good oral hygiene and an occasional visit to the dentist.

But what if you are missing a tooth? It can clearly make or break your smile. But with today’s technology, we already have dental solutions – implants.

How It Works

An implant is composed of titanium and other materials that are safe for the body. It is surgically placed in the jaw, to make up for the spot where the tooth has been lost. Your bone will integrate with it in a short period, usually about three to six months.

After the integration, the implant is ready to anchor a permanent tooth replacement or a tooth aesthetic, to give back that attractive smile you have lost.

Its Many Advantages

To maximize its advantages, it should have the best dental quality, such as the Bayside dental implants from Dental Expressions by Dr. Gary Bram. But what are these advantages, exactly? Good implants are indistinguishable from natural teeth, not just in appearance, but also in function. So, you can now eat comfortably with fully-functioning teeth.

They also fit perfectly, so there is no issue regarding comfort. The best part about comfort is that they last a lifetime, so you do not have to worry about them falling off, slipping, or breaking.

Risks of Not Getting It

If you do not get implants, there is also a possibility of losing bone density, because of the gap in the jaw. It may even result into a smaller face, particularly in the jaw area, and this can make you look older than you are. The fact that implants integrate with the bone and jaw makes them a huge factor in preventing such things from happening.

There is also the possible psychological effect of having incomplete teeth, which often revolves around confidence and esteem.

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The need to arrange for expert help in doing the bridal hair and makeup cannot be overly-emphasized.  It is desirable to stand out as the bride, but in a good way. Back in the day, the white dress was enough to do that, but not any longer. The hair and makeup, though, continue to be used to highlight the bride so they need to be just perfect.

It is incredible what a difference hair and makeup can do to change a person’s appearance. It would not be an exaggeration to say that one would hardly recognize the person underneath all the products and manipulations.  This can be a good thing if the deed is done right.

Under ordinary circumstances, hair and makeup are used merely to enhance one’s assets and downplay the defects in the most natural way possible, so there’s no real need for expert attention. The purpose is to attract and not to astonish, so overly dramatic makeup and outrageous hair may do very well for celebrities, but it is guaranteed to garner something other than admiring glances.  But when it comes to a wedding, one needs an expert to ensure that the hair and make out comes out just right.

This is true for all brides but especially for those who may be plain or sad-looking, or with impossibly lanky or frizzy hair.  A bit of shadow here and a tweak there may be all that is needed under expert fingers to bring out the best in the blushing bride, but in most cases it is a major undertaking, so schedule an appointment well in advance of the event.

When talking of bridal hair and makeup, one would do well to engage the services of an expert. A wedding is something that one would like to remember with fondness and looking one’s best is one way to guarantee that.

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Non-surgical alternatives to cosmetic surgery procedures have been gaining ground among the esthetically inclined to achieve their goal of beauty. This is understandable as traditional surgical procedures themselves tend to take longer, and recovery also takes time, not to mention the difference in costs.

One area in which the non-surgical path has become popular is rhinoplasty, more popularly known as a nose job. Non-surgical rhinoplasty makes use of injectable fillers to alter the shape and raise depressed areas in the nose without going under the knife. Of course, this path will only work when something needs to be added; it will not work to reduce the size of the nose or to smoothen out a prominent bump. According to the Bergman Folkers Plastic Surgery website, rhinoplasty is used to change nostril size, tilt of the nose, as well as correct a deviated septum, which cannot be done non-surgically. Non-surgical rhinoplasty also has a limited life span; fillers typically last a year, after which the procedures needs to be redone.

Another extremely popular non-surgical technique is Botox. Botox injections are used as an alternative for the more invasive rhytidectomy, commonly called a facelift. Rhytidectomy is literally translated as “wrinkle excision” and that is the effect of Botox, at least for four months. Botox injections serve to smooth out dynamic wrinkles caused by smiling and frowning, also called “expression wrinkles,” by preventing specific facial muscles from contracting. As with non-surgical rhinoplasty, the effect is temporary and will have to be periodically redone.

There are pros and cons to both surgical and non-surgical procedures in cosmetic procedures; what is most important is who performs it. When done by trained professionals, both will give the patient a natural-appearing, balanced face that will serve to make it more esthetically pleasing. When considering any type of cosmetic surgery, it is not a good idea to go for price alone. Botched cosmetic procedures can be very expensive to repair, and may leave the patient with permanent damage. Always consult only with a reputable plastic surgeon.

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