Patients who have undergone dental implants or have pins are probably familiar with the concept of “irrigator”. Perhaps not everyone knows what exactly he is and how to use it correctly. But applying it is important. No toothbrush can replace the specified device. And this article will help to understand the algorithm for working with it.
Standard Oral Irrigator
Concept and principle of action
Visually, the device is a portable device that is designed for professional cleaning of the oral cavity (teeth, gums). Therefore, it is better to choose a model after consulting with your dentist. At the same time, individually identifying the device weight that is most suitable for you, functions, type, type of nozzles (for the tongue, soft tissues, braces). Before use, be sure to read the instructions from the manufacturer. Continue reading
Dentophobia (fear of dental treatment) affects adults and children, until the last postponing a visit to the clinic. As a rule, this only aggravates the situation and forces one to spend more time in the doctor’s chair than was required, and it can also be felt significantly in the pocket. In this article, we will figure out how to solve the problem.
How to defeat the fear of the dentist
Why you can not postpone a visit to the doctor
Reproduction of carious bacteria brings not only pain, but also infects the entire oral cavity. This leads to headaches, digestive disorders, diseases of the throat, rashes on the skin, asthma, inflamed lymph nodes and other dangerous phenomena. It is no less dangerous to launch gum disease – the inflamed mucosa will give the bacteria bacteria a chance, expose the neck of the teeth and may even lead to tooth loss. Continue reading
Unpleasant symptoms are familiar to almost everyone and are unmistakably recognized. Teeth begin to react to previously hot coffee, ice cream, tea, cocktails. In advanced cases, even brushing your teeth, cold air in the street cause pain and discomfort. All these are signs of sensitive enamel, which requires emergency treatment. We will analyze the main causes that provoke this condition. Please note that if any of them are found, you need to visit the dentist.
Increased tooth sensitivity
Enamel abrasion due to aggressive cleaning
Many people prefer hard bristles, motivating the choice by the fact that it better and faster cleans plaque, hard deposits. This is true, but at the same time, such brushes literally clean the enamel itself, scratching and thinning it. It would be wise to replace the bristles with soft ones, and only occasionally use the hard option. Continue reading