Twin Block Appliance

TWIN BLOCK APPLIANCE A twin block appliance is a type of plate that is called a functional appliance. Functional appliances are used to encourage growth of the lower jaw and reduce large protrusions of upper front teeth. On average, the upper teeth protrude by 2 – 3 mm ahead of the lower teeth. Functional appliances…

Ceramic Braces

CERAMIC BRACES Ceramic braces are a common alternative to metal braces, although they aren’t recommended for severe cases. Ceramic braces can be a beautiful alternative to metal braces if your orthodontist recommends them. Ceramic braces were introduced back in the 1980s when the idea for less visible braces came about. Contrary to popular belief, ceramic…

Lingual Braces

LINGUAL BRACES These aesthetically appealing braces are available in translucent white to blend with the teeth making them less visible than traditional braces. Lingual braces are applied behind the teeth as compared to metal or ceramic braces which are applied to the front of your teeth. Often called “Invisible Braces”, they are the best and…

Vietnam Fast Facts

FACTS AT A GLANCE Area329,560 sqkm Capital CityHanoi Population90,000,000 LanguageVietnamese (official), Chinese, English, and French ReligionBuddhism, Taoism, and Catholic ClimateNorth Vietnam has Southern Mediterranean type climate. South Vietnam has a tropical monsoon climate. Local TimeGMT +7 CurrencyVietnamese Dong (VND) in denominations of 500,000; 200,000; 100,000; 50,000; 20,000; 10,000 banknotes. Coins include VND 5,000; 2,000; 1,000;…

Forsus Spring Appliance

FORSUS SPRING APPLIANCE A Forsus appliance is a fixed appliance that works on the upper and lower teeth at the same time. It works by pulling the top teeth back and pushing the bottom teeth forward so that your bite matches up. PUSHING THE LIMITATIONS OF CLASS II CORRECTORS Your options to correct Class II…

Metal Braces

METAL BRACES Traditional metal braces is the most affordable, effective and versatile orthodontic solution in correcting your crooked, overcrowded teeth, a misaligned bite, and jaw problems. It helps eliminating problems you may have with eating, speaking properly, or with keeping your teeth clean Traditional braces have come a long way over the years, becoming sleeker,…

Bone Grafting

BONE GRAFTING Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing bone with a material called a bone graft. This material not only replaces missing bone, but also helps your body regrow lost bone. This new bone growth strengthens the grafted area by forming a bridge between your existing bone and the graft. Over time…

Single Tooth Implant

SINGLE TOOTH IMPLANT A single tooth implant is used when a person has at least one tooth missing. It can be used for people who have more than one tooth missing in different areas of their mouth, but generally it’s used for one missing tooth. Before the implant can be set in place there will…

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All On 4 Dental Implants

ALL ON 4 DENTAL IMPLANT All on 4 (All on Four Nobel BioCare dental implants) is the optimal solution for those who have lost or are about to lose all of their upper and/or lower teeth. With this procedure, you can come as close to having a new set of permanent teeth as is currently…