We all know the phrase "it is much easier and cheaper to prevent than cure", and this can be achieved in dentistry through dental prophylaxis.
Dental prophylaxis is the first and most important step in caring for your teeth. This should start from childhood with the appearance of the first tooth and then continued life.
Dental prophylaxis prevents both illness and complications if existing conditions.
One patient may not be aware timely dental disease (caries, periodontal disease), nor can realize its severity. No need to wait for the pain to bring you to a dentist. Treating early-stage dental disease and any treatment using minimally invasive methods, you will be saved the hassle of dental pain, bleeding when brushing, mouth odor and more advanced cases of tooth mobility leading to early loss of teeth.
Professional prophylaxis procedures are:
- regular dental check every six months, the dentist finds the condition of the teeth, gums and the entire oral cavity. The patient will receive the latest information and recommendations for prophylaxis as correct individual at home through daily dental hygiene and healthy eating. Brushing technique will individualize each patient with brushes and paste periodontal appropriate to the morphology and state of health. Brushing performed for 3-5 min, 2 times / day (morning and evening) should be supplemented with aids: dental floss, interdental brushes, shower buccal mouthwash.
- Sanitation represented by ultrasonic scaler professional, professional cleaning, air flow - prophylactic methods that removes plaque, dental tartar and unsightly stains on teeth surface.
- Sealing of fissures and grooves and teeth are ways fluoridation prevents tooth decay.
- Correction of vicious habits or unintentional acts that may affect the teeth and the entire maxillary through selective sanding and trays of bruxism.