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Who Is A Dentist?

A dentist is a doctor with secondary medical education. After graduating from such an educational institution, the graduate of the secondary school receives the specialty “dentist”. At the same time, the training of a dentist takes place in the same subjects as that of a dentist, but according to a simplified program.

The main activity of such a dentist is dental treatment , namely the treatment of caries and its complications. The dentist must also understand more complex issues, such as the norm and pathology of the oral cavity , the condition of the gums and oral mucosa.

Despite such differences, among the people, a dentist and a dentist – most often mean the same thing.

In dentistry, “Happy Teeth” no dentists , doctors all have higher dental education, and many of our doctors have the highest category, and participated and won at international competitions.And each of us understands that the main thing is a person who loves his job, his experience, professional qualities and a high degree of responsibility. These are the doctors who work in dentistry for the Happy Teeth Veterans.

Today, every doctor attaches great importance to his education and more and more highly qualified dentists appear in dental clinics , instead of good dentists.

The main criterion for choosing your dentist is not his “name”, but the ability to add in a competent way of high results. The quality of work in Happy Teeth dentistry is excellent in this regard. After all, our patients know for sure that trusting dental health to our doctors means not having dental problems for a long time!

What is general dentistry?

General Dentistry treats the primary problems related to the mouth, teeth and other structures. Normally, it is usually the first contact of the patient with the dentist , who makes an initial diagnosis, solves the problems of restoration of caries and refers the treatment that the patient requires to the specialist.

What kinds of treatments does general dentistry take care of?

The main treatments performed by general dentistry are: root canals, bruxism, extractions, conservative dentistry: fillings (fillings), inlays, reconstructions of teeth, sealing fissures, restoration of cavities, etc.

What are the most common diseases that general dentistry treats?

Caries

Tooth decay is the destruction of tooth tissues caused by the presence of acids that bacteria produce from plaque deposited on tooth surfaces.

A detailed examination will detect chalky white spots or spots (areas where there is no enamel) or brown pigmentation.

In this case, the treatments that help to solve cavities are fillings and endodontics .

To prevent cavities, it is essential to perform good oral hygiene after each meal with a good tooth brushing (for 2 minutes), using toothpaste and mouthwash , trying not to allow more than 15 minutes to pass between the end of each meal and brushing.

Gingivitis

It is a generally bacterial oral disease that causes inflammation and bleeding of the gums , caused by food debris that is trapped between the teeth. The most common causes of gingivitis are: poor dental hygiene, during pregnancy (hormonal changes that increase the sensitivity of the gums), uncontrolled diabetes, misaligned teeth, rough edges of fillings and poor oral appliances placed or contaminated (braces, prostheses, bridges and crowns).

The importance of the dentist:

Having a good dentist is essential for good oral health. It is the dentist that we can turn to for preventive treatments or to correct any problem with our teeth or gums. 

Some of the treatments that the dentist performs most frequently are:

– Deep dental cleaning : It is advisable to go to one of these cleanings at least 1 time a year.

– Elimination of cavities.

– Application of resins or amalgams .

– Extraction of teeth : Extraction of teeth or teeth that are too pitted or wisdom teeth that cause problems to the teeth.

– Orthodontics : Correction of the alignment of the teeth.

– Endodontics : Remove the pulp from the tooth without completely removing the piece.

– Placement of dental implants.

How to wisely maintain oral health

In keeping with the slogan of this year’s celebrations, taking care of your oral cavity wisely means making decisions that will protect it for all family members throughout their lives. It is to be aware of the importance of proper hygiene and disease prevention (caries, gum disease, cancer), it is also regular check-ups with the dentist. An unhealthy diet (especially with a high proportion of sugar in snacks between meals, fruit juices and carbonated drinks), consumption of tobacco products (increasing the risk of cancer and gum disease, responsible for bad breath and tooth discoloration), alcohol abuse and insufficient oral hygiene are these risk factors that can be changed and replaced by positive behavior to improve oral health.

The behavior of a woman during pregnancy is very important, focusing on her own teeth, but also on the child’s health and the condition of its teeth. Correct hygienic and preventive habits introduced after birth will pay off until his old age. Healthy old age already begins in childhood. After all, the risk increases with age …