A common situation – an unsuccessfully caught nut or other hard object in food leads to tooth damage right up to a chip. The same thing happens with the bones in the fish or when cracking pieces of ice. Fortunately, the situation is not critical, and almost any damage can be repaired. In this article, we will analyze the types of damage and possible options for tissue repair (restoration).
Types of defects
Enamel chipping – superficial damage to the tooth, can be little noticeable to the naked eye. Nevertheless, it opens access to germs for dentin, increased sensitivity of enamel and caries may occur. Occurs due to exposure to abrasives, frequent aggressive cleaning, exposure to sweets and acids. 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