It is all about tooth health and cosmetic dentistry is only about the aesthetics of a smile. Cosmetic dentistry treats the same dental problems that general dentistry treats while maintaining or improving the natural beauty of your smile.
It is a procedure which is called scaling in which we remove the food and stains build up on the tooth. It does not lead to any loosening of teeth.
Buy a brush with soft bristles.medium and firm one can damage teeth and gums. Use a soft pressure for 2 minutes. 2 times daily. Brush should be changed every 3 months.
Floss cleans the food and plaque from between the teeth and under the gum line. But it should be used only after consultation with a dentist.
Bleeding and swollen gums are a sign of gum disease for many people this is not painful early diagnosis can help it reverse.
Some women have gum problems at the time of puberty, menstruation, pregnancy and menopause. Pregnancy gingivitis occurs in the 2nd or 3rd month of pregnancy. One should not stop brushing teeth as it is due to hormonal changes, consult your dentist.
You should visit a dentist twice a year. However there are any gum diseases, your dentist may recommend more frequent visits.
Dental x Ray’s are very safe, radiation is measured in milligrams and one dental xray has 5 millirem.
A cavity is a small hole in the tooth that develops because of tooth decay. The decay destroys the tooth and results in a void space.
One cannot expect restorations to last forever but you can take care of them to increase its life. Maintain good oral hygiene and visit your dentist regularly.
Both electric and manual tooth brushes have their advantages and disadvantages but your brushing technique and frequency is much more important than what you brush with.
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