Orthognathic Surgery is surgery to correct conditions of the jaw and face related to structure, growth, sleep apnea, TMJ disorders, correct malocclusion problems owing to skeletal disharmonies or other orthodontic problems that cannot be easily treated with braces. Bones can be cut and re-aligned, held in place with either screws or plates and screws.
As toddlers advance into childhood, many parents need guidance to help their children develop good oral hygiene habits and get the nutrition they need. Oftentimes, parents also have questions about tooth development, sealants and fluoride, when to schedule dental visits, and when to consider braces.
Both crowns and most bridges are fixed prosthetic devices. Unlike removable devices such as dentures, which you can take out and clean daily, crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, and can only be removed by a dentist. A crown is used to entirely cover or "cap" a damaged tooth.