postural patch

The postural patch that uses light as therapy

When we talk about the postural patch we refer to a small nanotechnology device that combines, light therapy and acupuncture. It contains nanocrystals that convert heat from the body into light. This light is sent into specific acupuncture points on the body, which helps it “remember” how to naturally communicate with the rest of the body. This leads to lots of ...
bioactivators

Bioactivators: for an orthodontic preventive rehabilitation treatment

Bioactivators are medical devices useful for acting on several functional levels: orthopedic-skeletal and articular (TMJ), neuromuscular, occlusal and postural.   More and more often we hear about bioactivators as useful devices for the global rebalancing of posture and correct development at an early age. But what do they have to do with our job of orthodontists and pedodontists and why ...
invisible orthodontics

Invisible orthodontics to rediscover the smile as grown-ups

With invisible orthodontics this is possible... A smile ruined by crowded, crooked teeth or with a malocclusion that prevents us from smiling freely. Those who find themselves in this situation know the embarrassment in showing their smile is strong, it creates unnaturalness and sometimes limits social relations. Maybe there was a hesitation for a long time. Or we had to ...

Fluoride for teeth: how and how much?

Fluoride is important for its envolvement in the natural process of dental remineralization: meaning that physiological mechanism which strengthens our teeth through the application of minerals from the saliva to the tooth. We should not forget that fluoride also has an antibacterial efficacy, since it can obstruct the presence of the main bacteria responsible for cavities (the Streptococco Mutans). Old ...

Nitrous oxide to treat kids and adults fearless

NITROUS OXIDE A natural way to help kids and adults relax and live the dentist's experience without fear. Nitrous oxide sedation is one of the best and safest methods to treat young patients, but also adults. The administration takes place by air thanks to a small scented mask positioned on the nose. The mask delivers a natural and non-harmful blend ...

MIH or hypomineralization of incisors and molars

MIH, plaster teeth or enamel hypomineralization? We mean the same thing. Let's see what it is!  This pathology, increasingly widespread in children, indicates the presence of hypomineralization in the enamel of incisors and molars (Molar Incisor Hypomineralization). The MIH is a quality defect of the enamel which, in most severe cases, leads to crumbling teeth. Its origin is due to the ...
palatal expander

Palatal expander – when to use it?

Words such as palatal expander, palatal expansion, activations,  and narrow palate, sound complicated to you?  Today we speak in a simple way about one of the most used fixed orthodontic devices for palatal expansion. When do we talk about palatal expander and palatal expansion?  There are some specific cases in which we talk about the palatal expander. Sometimes, in fact, the palate, instead of acting as ...

Lingual and labial frenula and diastema. What are they?

Let's talk about labial and lingual frenula, small folds of tissue which connect different structures of the oral cavity. They are like "small extendable threads" which guide and make lingual and labial movements possible. Keeping them under control is important as, in some cases, they can present anomalies with pathological consequences. Depending on the problem, they are treated from a ...
Orthodontic restraint

Orthodontic restraint is very important. Why?

You cannot wait to remove your orthodontic appliance and admire your new smile, but you were told to wear the orthodontic restraint?  Orthodontic restraint, why? Let's explain it in simple words. It may seem like the treatment is being protracted, but remember that the orthodontic restraint is essential to keep the results you have reached.  Without this device your teeth ...
trauma dentale

Dental accidents. What should we do in case of a dental trauma?

Dental accidents inside the mouth can often happen to kids who have just started walking or to very lively ones. Reason why it is important to keep calm and, when a kiss and some ice are not enough, a few notions on first aid become useful, so that we are able to block bleeding until we reach the hospital or ...