Oral Care And preventive Dentistry
Preventive oral care strategies for kids and adults consist of some dental clinic and home care procedures, together with:
Home oral hygiene
The maximum essential prevention method is brushing and flossing twice a day at least (or after every meal) to get rid of dental plaque, a very thin layer that forms on your teeth. If it wasn't eliminated, plaque can increase and form the dental tartar, a hard, sticky substance with acid-generating micro organism that target enamel decay and lead to gum disorder.
Fluoride strengthens teeth and stops tooth decay. Fluoride treatments are provided in dental clinics, and dentists endorse the usage of fluoride toothpaste and mouth rinses at home. Public water fluoridation – considered as one of the 20th century's 10 extremely good public health achievements – gives the primary supply of fluoride.
Frequented dental visits
Due to the fact maximum dental situations are painless at first, if you do not often visit your dentist, you may no longer be aware of dental issues till they reason full-size damage. For exceptional effects, scheduled regular and repeated dental check-up every six months; more frequently if you're at higher risk for oral problems. Your dentist ought to make regular checking and monitoring the signs and symptoms of extraordinary tissues which sometimes indicate to oral cancers. In particular for kids, checking oral and teeth growth and development (including an assessment for caries improvement) must be a part of dental evaluations.
Mouth guards – particularly a custom-made shield for the teeth prescribed through your dentist to offer a better healthy – can be worn at some stage in sports activities to avoid breaking the teeth. Mouth guards also are used to deal with tooth grinding (bruxism), can be worn on the teeth to help the patients in treating the temporomandibular joint (tmj) disorders.
Sealants are thin layers of composite placed on the chewing surfaces of posterior permanent teeth which are newly erupted to guard your child against tooth decay.
Dental cleanings and following up
Dental frequently check for signs of tooth decay is a very important procedure to protect your teeth to last for the lifetime, and teeth problems, if happened; it will be easier to treat because most of them are progressive by time.
Teeth’s cleaning is also recommended every six months to eliminate the dental plaque and stains which cannot be removed by you.
Gum diseases are a chronic bacterial infection which attacks the gingiva and supporting bone of the teeth. Gum infection is a risk of your oral health and it may affect your general health. It may contribute to heart attack, heightened the threat of delivering pre-term for pregnant women, delivering low birth weight babies, and the difficulty of controlling blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes etc.
Signs and symptoms of gum inflammation (gingivitis):
- Infected gums that are very red, swollen, tender, easily bleed when you brush your teeth.
- It may cause bad breath (halitosis) or bad taste.
- The teeth will begin to get movement or loose and the will separate.
- A difference in the way your teeth fit together
In Dr. Aburas dental center, we provide many kinds of periodontal treatments:
- Non-Surgical Treatments
Eliminate dental microbial plaque and tartar when the gum disease is discovered at an early stage
- Surgical Treatment
We use the EMS Peso surgery device in periodontal surgery when it is necessary at the late stages of periodontitis when the tissue around your teeth is infected and really unhealthy and cannot be treated with non-surgical way.
- Laser Dentistry in periodontitis:
Laser gum treatments are noninvasive, painless give us the ability to treat a wide range of gingival conditions with exceptional laser technologies. This safe and affordable procedure can be used to heal your inflamed gums; deal with deep gingival pockets, irritated gums, and tooth impairment; and repair the gummy smile.