What is orthodontics?

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What is orthodontics?

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities.

What is an orthodontist?

An orthodontist is a specialist who has completed an advanced education program following dental school, to learn the special skills required to manage tooth movement and guide facial development.
What are some possible benefits of orthodontics?Invisalign braces - orthodontics

A more attractive smile
Reduced appearance-consciousness during critical development years
Better function of the teeth
Increase in self-confidence
Increased ability to clean the teeth
Improved force distribution and wear patterns of the teeth
Better long-term health of teeth and gums
Guide permanent teeth into more favorable positions
Reduce the risk of injury to protruded front teeth
Aid in optimizing other dental treatment
What are some signs that braces may be needed?
Upper-front teeth protrude excessively over the lower teeth, or are bucked
Upper-front teeth cover the majority of the lower teeth when biting together (deep bite)
Upper-front teeth are behind or inside the lower-front teeth (underbite)
The upper- and lower-front teeth do not touch when biting together (open bite)
Crowded or overlapped teeth
The center of the upper and lower teeth do not line up
Finger- or thumb-sucking habits which continue after six or seven years old
Difficulty chewing
Teeth wearing unevenly or excessively
The lower jaw shifts to one side or the other when biting together
Spaces between the teeth

At what age should orthodontic treatment occur?

Orthodontic treatment can be started at any age. Many orthodontic problems are easier to correct if detected at an early age before jaw growth has slowed. Early treatment may mean that a patient can avoid surgery and more serious complications. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that every child first visit an orthodontist by age seven or earlier if a problem is detected by parents, the family dentist or the child’s physician. dental braces - orthodontics
What is Phase I and Phase II treatment?
Phase I, or early interceptive treatment, is limited orthodontic treatment (i.e. expander or partial braces) before all of the permanent teeth have erupted. Such treatment can occur between the ages of six and ten. This treatment is sometimes recommended to make more space for developing teeth, correction of crossbites, overbites, underbites, or harmful oral habits. Phase II treatment is also called comprehensive treatment, because it involves full braces when all of the permanent teeth have erupted, usually between the ages of eleven and thirteen.
Would an adult patient benefit from orthodontics?
Orthodontic treatment can be successful at any age. Everyone wants a beautiful and healthy smile. Twenty to twenty-five percent of orthodontic patients today are adults.
How does orthodontic treatment work?
Braces use steady gentle pressure to gradually move teeth into their proper positions. The brackets that are placed on your teeth and the archwire that connects them are the main components. When the archwire is placed into the brackets, it tries to return to its original shape. As it does so, it applies pressure to move your teeth to their new, more ideal positions. Orthodontists treatment
How long does orthodontic treatment take?
Treatment times vary on a case-by-case basis, but the average time is from one to two years. Actual treatment time can be affected by rate of growth and severity of the correction necessary. Treatment length is also dependent upon patient compliance. Maintaining good oral hygiene and keeping regular appointments are important in keeping treatment time on schedule.
Do braces hurt?
The placement of bands and brackets on your teeth does not hurt. Once your braces are placed and connected with the archwires you may feel some soreness of your teeth for one to four days. Your lips and cheeks may need one to two weeks to get used to the braces on your teeth.
Will braces interfere with playing sports?
No. It is recommended, however, that patients protect their smiles by wearing a mouthguard when participating in any sporting activity. Mouthguards are inexpensive, comfortable, and come in a variety of colors and patterns. Orthodontics
Will braces interfere with playing musical instruments?
No. However, there may be an initial period of adjustment. In addition, brace covers can be provided to prevent discomfort.
Should I see my general dentist while I have braces?
Yes, you should continue to see your general dentist every six months for cleanings and dental checkups.

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How to install wall lights and its electrical wiring with switch?

How to install wall lights and its electrical wiring with switch?

I need to know about Installing new wall light step by step

from dragging wall and ceiling. to finish all ceiling and wall back to its original condition.

Before you start, buy and read Home Depots book on home wiring. It’s pretty basic and easy to understand.electricians

Things you’ll need:
3/0 cut-in or old work box for each fixture (3-oh cut in)
cut in switch box (single gang for one switch, double gang for 2, etc)
14/2 romex (12/2 if you tie in to a 20 amp circuit)
some romex staples
a junction box with cover
Switch cover plate
your fixtures

all this can be found at Home Depot or similar

Locate a constant power source. Try to avoid circuits with motors such as fridge, microwave, a/c, etc. These will dim the lights every time they turn on. Turn off the breaker. Be doubly sure that the power is off in the wire you are about to cut. You can get a little sensor that will light when next to a hot circuit.

Use the 3/0 box to trace an opening where you want your light. Use a keyhole saw to cut the opening. You may have to trim it a little to get the 3/0 box in the hole. DON’T PUT IT IN YET!!

Repeat with the switch box where you want the switch.

Now go to the attic. Locate the top of the wall above your light. Drill a 3/8″ hole there. Repeat in the wall above your switch. Run a 14/2 into the 3/8 hole and out of your light hole. Run the other end down the wall to your switch. Mark it at the switch as “switch leg.”

Now go to your constant power source. Check again to be sure it is off. Cut the wire and run both ends into the junction box. Run a new 14/2 from the junction box to your new switch box. Use wire nuts to tie all the blacks together. Repeat with the whites and bare grounds. Put on the cover of the junction box.

Use romex staples to secure your romex to rafters. Be sure to staple within 6 inches of the box.

Now you get to go downstairs. Pull all the romex out of their respective holes. At the light, pull the romex thru the opening in the 3/0 box as you insert the box into the hole. Use a drill to tighten the screws that are attached to the wings on the box. You’ll need about 6-8″ of romex at the box.

Do the same at the switch box being sure to pull both your power and switch leg romex into the box.electrical connections

Strip the sheathing off the romex so that 1/4″ remains in the box. Cut the wires inside to 6″. You can have a bit more but not less. Strip the ends of the insulated wires. Use wire nuts to tie the white wires together. Tie the bare grounds together along with an additionial piece of bare that is about 6″ long to form a little pigtail. Make small hooks in the blacks and the bare wires. Connect one of the blacks to one of the gold screws on the switch. Doesn’t matter which one. Connect the other black to the other screw. Connect the bare pigtail to the green screw on the switch. Insert the switch into the box and tighten it until it is snug. No need to really crank it. Put on your cover plate and you are done with the switch.

Follow the instructions on your fixture to install it. Just strip the romex and individual wires like you did at the switch.

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Are Pictures and Videos Good for Website Traffic

Are Pictures and Videos Good for Website Traffic

Using pictures or videos online has become commonplace. However by following a few seo tips your imagery can also help attract traffic as well. The use of images is recommended to help people better visualize what they are reading but if ‘optimized’ correctly these images can also attract free online traffic as well. With the proper placement and labeling of images within any content it can actually help to increase your search engine rankings. With an increase in your rankings comes an increase in the amount of free online advertising you can get by being prominently displayed in search results.SEOContact us

Let’s look at 3 easy ways in which you can better utilize/optimize images so that they will help boost the amount of search engine traffic your site receives.

Make Image Relevant

The image you choose should display relevancy to the content you are placing it in. Even if you favor an image for its visual beauty you need to place it only in the context of any composition where the relevance is obvious to viewers. This will also help when you are assigning a ‘file name’ for the image that search engines will pick up on.

It is important to pay attention to where you choose to place your images since you want it to be ‘immediately within’ content that ‘reinforces’ the image itself. You do not want to have a smiling picture placed with any composition that reflects sadness or despair since this would not make sense

Assigning File Names

Most any pictures you upload will have a ‘pre-assigned’ file name normally some combination ‘characters’ followed by the file type such as jpeg. What you want to do is rename the picture to make relevant to what it is being used for or to reflect the content it is found within. An example would be if you are using a smiling picture within composition about family picnics you can name it ‘family fun’ or something similar. The name you assign it should be consistent with both what the picture and composition reflects.

Always try to use a relevant keyword when renaming any pictures so that the association is easier to identify leading to a boost in your search engine rankings.

Creating Navigational Links

Some creative souls may want to use pictures or images as a link to another page or site and that is great. One rule to keep in mind is that you will want to assign a file name that reflects the content of what it is linking to.

Using images in your content helps to give it an artistic flair but by following a few simple seo tips these images can also boost search engine rankings as well. Although imagery does in fact help people better visualize what they are reading if used correctly it can also be the source of free online traffic. When marketing online it is important from a budget standpoint to take advantage of every available opportunity to capture free online advertising. Properly using and optimizing the images you use will help you do just that! The 3 simple ways suggested above to use and optimize your images will still allow your readers to better visualize what they are viewing. The major advantage now is you can also help increase the amount of search engine traffic to your site as well.

TJ Philpott is an author and Internet entrepreneur based out of North Carolina. For more seo tips and to also receive a free instructional manual that teaches valuable niche research techniques visit:http://affiliatequickstart.com/
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