The main areas of surgical treatment in dentistry are the following:
Correction of gum pathologies, the presence of inflammatory processes in them.
Tooth preserving or tooth extraction.
Preparation for implantation.
In the first case, the most common indication for surgery is periodontitis. The disease is infectious in nature, under the influence of pathogenic microorganisms, the ligamentous apparatus, the bone tissue of the tooth are destroyed. Therefore, foci of inflammation should be removed in a timely manner. If deep gingival pockets have already formed and access to them is difficult, an open curettage (patchwork) is necessary. Continue reading
What are we guided by when choosing toothpaste in a supermarket or pharmacy? Of course, advertisements promising an instant cure for all imperfections, be it sensitivity or plaque, gingivitis, or darkened enamel. A fashionable name immediately comes to mind, it is also convenient and beautiful packaging that leads to the choice in its favor, and some listen to the advice of friends. And only the most conscious of us know – your personal dentist should recommend a girlfriend a toothbrush, who, like no one else, is familiar with your dental problems and will help you choose products in the sea that will help and will not harm you. Continue reading
How to prepare a child for a dentist, for dental treatment? Parents are usually worried about how the child will react to this procedure, whether it injures him. This is a very important event. After all, everyone wants the child to postpone the visit to the dentist as calmly as possible.
Initially, the child has no fear of the dentist. Therefore, do not scare the child with horrible stories about dentists. The same applies to parental behavior. If parents are worried, worried, afraid, then the child will begin to panic, seeing such a reaction from their parents. So the sympathetic glances and comforts that it will not hurt are not helpers here. After all, a child can realize that if his parents are so worried about him, then something bad is waiting for him, something that should be feared, avoided. Continue reading