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
Acute pulpitis is manifested by severe pulsating pains that can give in the temporal, ophthalmic, ear region. But if earlier the only method of treating the disease was the complete removal of the damaged tooth, now dentistry has moved much further and the tooth can be saved.
Pulpitis is an inflammatory process in the very middle of the tooth, most often caused by streptococcal infection. Under the enamel and dentin is the pulp, soft connective tissue. Its inflammation brings a person a lot of unpleasant pain.
Causes of pulp inflammation:
penetration of bacteria and toxins due to untreated caries;
injuries to the tooth or gingival region;
the use of strong antibiotics. Continue reading
Cleanliness, as you know, is the key to health. But to achieve perfect cleanliness of the teeth with the help of toothbrushes and threads, even the most advanced, alas, is impossible.
A soft coating will inevitably accumulate in hard-to-reach places, turning over time into a denser formation – tartar. Its favorite place is the edge of the gum, where it forms the edge of the yellowish-brown color, thereby interfering with the full nutrition of the gums and the mineralization of the tooth. If the stone is not removed in time, then sooner or later such inflammatory diseases as periodontal disease, gingivitis, caries will appear. And then the reader may wonder – what kind of text, and where is the confirmation?
And here they are. Incredible stories are everywhere, and a patient with very bad teeth turned to the One-to-One dentistry on Voikovskaya: Continue reading