Dry mouth syndrome or xerostomia can be defined as dryness of the mouth caused by a partial or total decrease in salivary secretion. Saliva is essential to maintain a healthy oral state, so if its amount decreases can have direct effects when it comes to savoring food or talking. In any case, it is not a disease, but a symptom that has its own causes. Here are some of the symptoms of dry mouth syndrome: Dry mouth and bad breath
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When you buy a product for oral hygiene, it usually says that it fights the “plaque”, something that is not very clear in the minds of many people. The dentist also tells you that you have to brush your teeth to fight dental plaque, but you still do not understand. Read on to finally understand what the mysterious plaque that affects the health of your teeth is about. The plaque is an invisible layer composed of bacteria that forms when
It is well known that children (and not so much) hate to go with the dentist, and this is due to the fear of treatments that must be done because of poor oral hygiene, reserved only for cases of bleeding, pain or conditions already evident . During the first years of life the oral health professional should be visited three to four times a year, more if there are particular conditions, to avoid reaching advanced cases that require painful interventions.
Let’s explain in simple terms what a dental crown is and the most common types of dental crowns that are placed today. What is a dental crown? The dental crown, also known as sleeve, is made with different materials used to replace part of a tooth visible if that is damaged part. Dental crowns can be placed on one natural tooth, while it maintains at least its root, or on a dental implant, should have completely lost tooth. In the
Tooth whitening has become one of the most popular and performed in dental clinics worldwide procedures. Something that is not surprising, because having a white teeth makes us feel better about our smile and that increases our self-esteem and confidence in ourselves. In addition, it alters the way others communicate with us. For all this, more and more people want a whiter smile, and today we are doing a favor to all of them explaining what foods can help them
Many times we think we can “post” questions like, maybe I should not have ordered my burger with raw onions at lunch, because then I’m going to release bad food all afternoon. Many people find they cannot hide what they ate certain foods because they remain on their systems, causing bad breath or halitosis. Onions and garlic are probably the most common and best known of bad breath or halitosis instigators, but there are others. The problem with foods like
Flexible dentures are actually removable prostheses, i.e., they can put on and off whenever you want. It is like a dental implant, which is permanently fixed and is in the same place but can be removed. As the prosthesis can be removed from the mouth, to undergo a cleaning of the prosthesis. What material are made of flexible próteis The flexible dentures are made of nylon. Nylon is a nearly transparent material which may be made of very similar colors
A fixed dental prosthesis, often refers to a fixed partial denture or “bridge.” It is a common method for replacing missing teeth with implants or adjacent teeth for support. These dentures are attached to teeth or implants with special adhesives or screws and can only be removed by the dentist. Fixed prostheses can be made of the following materials: Ceramic crown or bridge or a bond with a metal frame They usually use a nickel-free metal or alloy of precious
Are the failures are given in dental implants? Today we’re going to talk about the motives and reasons why a failure occurs in a dental implant. The idea is that you know very well this topic for you to take every precaution. There are many factors that affect a dental implant failure. The advantage is that most of them are completely salvageable. Scientific studies in this branch implant put at up to 3% failure rate for dental implants are normal.
Generally, it is not necessary to extract teeth, since the eruption of permanent teeth produces a root resorption of temporary or primary teeth, which causes spontaneous exfoliation. It is unfortunate that this child a serious dental process and that relief can only be obtained with tooth extraction. It is important psychologically prepare the child before this treatment with the dentist. The extraction of teeth usually no complications because we have the facilities give us the root resorption and bone elasticity