What is SARPE?

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What is SARPE?

S.A.R.P.E is an acronym for Surgically Assisted Rapid Palatal Expansion. It is a technique that combines surgery with orthodontic treatment to achieve a widening of small palates, correcting problems such as lateral cross bite and dental crowding of the upper arch. For whom is SARPE indicated? The palate is formed by two bones that join...

How much are dental implants?

Comparatively, getting dental implants is more expensive than other solutions to lost teeth, such as bridges or dental prostheses, but in the long run it turns out to be an excellent investment to improve not only our smile, but our overall health. Let's see why: To begin with, dental implants are the only solution that...

Wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth,  or third molars are one of the most frequent causes of dental pain. The lack of space or malposition of them can cause that they get included (or 'trapped') within the jaws, causing: caries in contiguous teeth inflammation of the gums maxillary cists Antibiotics and analgesics can soothe the acute pain they can...

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants have an average lifespan of 15 to 25 years. However, numbers may vary based on a number of factors. In most cases, the implant itself is permanent, since titanium (implant material) fuses with the jawbone in a process called osseointegration, and lasts as long as the jawbone is there, often during the rest...