Archive for November 22, 2013
Dental care has come a long way over the course of human history. For example, the ancient Greeks and Romans cleaned their teeth with crushed bones and oyster shells. Today, we have tooth brushes and floss that can do the job much more effectively. People are also much less likely to lose their teeth. This is thanks, in large part, to modern dentistry.
At the center of modern dentistry are, of course, dentists. Routine dental visits are important, especially for children. This is because, if treated early enough, many dental conditions can be prevented or fixed which could, otherwise, lead to serious problems later in life.
Perhaps the most common of example of this is malocclusions. Malocclusions are improper bites. They can be caused by a number of things, such as tooth irregularity, disproportionate