During a regular check -up, oral hygiene instructions are given to both patient and parents to reduce the risk of plaque and calculus build-up, as well as cavities. Moreover, Instruction include, that are not limited to proper brushing techniques, flossing, and using mouth rinses
Fluoride is a natural substance that helps strengthen teeth and prevent decay. Fluoride treatments are administered at the clinic. It is applied to the teeth in a gel, foam or varnish form.
Sealants protect your child's teeth from decay. Sealants are placed on the biting surface of premolars and molars to seal the grooves and pits of teeth. the teeth are prepared for sealants application and the sealant is painted directly on the chewing surface of the teeth and then hardens. Sealants are applied in one visit.
An oral evaluation is recommended every six months to prevent cavities and other dental problems. during an oral evaluation a thorough examination is done to check the hard and soft tissue of the mouth.
Tooth colored fillings are most lifelike material used to fill cavities. Composite filliping can be done in one visit, once the decay is removed from the tooth, it is filled with this composite material and left to harden immediately afterwards.
A glass ionomer cement is a dental restorative material used in dentistry as a filling material and looting cement. Glass-ionomer cements are based on the reaction of silicate glass-powder (calciumaluminofluorosilicate glass) and polyacrylic acid, an ionomer.
Root canals involve treating decay within the inside of the tooth. If the inside of the tooth, known as the dental pulp, is damaged it will gradually decay if left within the tooth. The process involves removing the pulp, cleaning out the root canals, and packing the canals with material that will help restore the tooth until it is time for it to exfoliate.
A dental crown is a restoration that covers or caps a tooth, restoring it to its normal size and shape. Crowns are necessary when the tooth is broken down to the point where a filling won't be effective. In order to effectively place a crown, tooth structure may be taken away to help create an esthetically pleasing fit.
During early treatment, there is some added ability to create space for teeth to erupt properly, Thus, early orthodontic treatment can be successful by allowing foursome problems to be addresses early, before they turn into bigger problems.
A tooth extraction may be the best option to improve your dental development and reduce pain. A dental extraction is the removal of a tooth from the mouth. Extractions are performed for a wide variety of reasons, including tooth decay that has destroyed enough tooth structure to render the tooth non-restorable.
Premature loss of primary teeth can cause shifting. Neighboring teeth can tilt or move into the empty space not leaving enough room and adult teeth come through in the wrong position, to hold the space, and guide adult teeth into proper position, thaw dentist might recommend a space maintainer.