What do you think, when a doctor tells a patient about pathogenic bacteria in the oral cavity, does this contribute to hygiene? Scientists believe that the results of a recent study on the content of specific strains of bacteria and fungi in the mouth will finally make patients think.
The study involved 25 adults with no signs of caries. They took samples of bacterial biofilms from the interdental space. According to the analysis results, Streptococcus and Lactobacillus bacteria were isolated in the microflora of all participants, while Streptococcus mutans bacteria were found in only 28% of the samples. The authors came to the conclusion that even people without signs of caries need to use dental floss or a special interdental brush to clean the cavity of traces of these bacteria. Continue reading
Orthopedic dentistry is an extensive, constantly developing section of dentistry, the purpose of which is to restore the integrity of the dentition in the patient. Doctors orthopedists are engaged in prosthetics and use in their work such types of prosthetics as removable and non-removable prosthetics, micro prosthetics, as well as modern prosthetics on implants. Orthopedic dentists can do a lot: prosthetics of the front tooth, so that no one will notice the difference with the teeth of the family; restore the dentition in the absence of several teeth in a row or with severely damaged teeth; implant the implant and restore the tooth lost many years ago.
Lack of a tooth is not only a cosmetic problem. This is the highest risk of developing a number of pathologies related to both the oral cavity and the chewing process, which means food processing, gastrointestinal tract functions, and the immune system. A timely and correctly installed prosthesis will prevent further deterioration of the dentition, destruction and abrasion of adjacent teeth, overload and deformation of the jaw, and disruption of its working mechanism. Continue reading
A sincere and beautiful smile can transform a person’s face: make it more attractive and happy. Unfortunately, not all of us have the opportunity to smile openly, looking at the world around us. The main reasons for this are:
At the same time, a person feels a sense of discomfort, becomes more reserved and uncommunicative. However, modern dentistry allows you to solve all the problems described above by installing dental implants.
Why is it important to replace teeth if they are lost?
As you know, a person has 32 teeth that make up his dentofacial system. Continue reading