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Heads of clinics and doctors often complain: after consultation, many patients do not stay for treatment, partially implement the recommended plans, or even refuse to follow the specialist’s suggestions, they want to save on everything, but get high-quality treatment and great guarantees. The dentist sincerely wants to help the patient to the maximum extent possible, but the patient behaves strangely, resisting his intentions: “I came to put a seal, and you offer me to take a panoramic picture, to carry out a whole treatment plan.”
One of the reasons for this situation is that commercial dentistry is very behind the growing consumer competence of the recipient of services Continue reading
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