(Frequently Asked Questions)

Your mouth can harbor over 300 types of bacteria and it's perfectly normal.

Accumulations of some of these bacteria can irritate your gums (gum disease) or even cause cavities.

If you notice that you have irritated gums or any decayed teeth, it is possible that your breath has changed.

To prevent this situation, you can count on our Hygienist to help you and answer all your questions.

In most babies, the first tooth starts to appear any time between 3 and 9 months of age. age, but that age can vary greatly; so don't worry if your baby's teeth start to erupt sooner or later. Babies' teeth are usually born in pairs and the first to emerge are the teeth. lower central incisors. The lower teeth will be followed by the central incisors maxillary, mandibular and maxillary lateral incisors, first molars, canines and second molars. Most children will have a full set of baby teeth by age 3.

Dental floss is an essential part of the oral hygiene process. The dental floss will remove the bacterial plaque residue between the teeth that the brush cannot reach. So it's great importance in the prevention of gingival diseases, in addition to caries and stains on the teeth.

A broken tooth usually causes pain, infections, changes in chewing and even, jaw problems and should therefore always be evaluated by a dentist.

A tooth that breaks or becomes cracked after a fall or accident usually causes some bleeding in the gum, and in this case what you should do is place a gauze soaked in cold water over the place and press for a few minutes to stop the bleeding. In any case, it should always be evaluated by a dentist to avoid possible future problems.

Even before the first tooth comes in, you can create an oral hygiene routine with your child, cleaning your gums using a gauze or finger. After the first tooth erupts, you can use a brush with soft bristles to clean teeth and gums.

Developing a regular brushing routine is important for maintaining good oral health and Create hygiene habits from a young age.

Not all wisdom teeth have to be pulled out. When this tooth is in a favorable position that does not influence the rest of the dental arch in any way and does not cause pain, it is not strictly mandatory to extract it. On the other hand, if the position of the wisdom tooth is unfavorable, it may compromise the position of the other teeth by bending or tilting them or even causing immense pain and developing a serious problem.

Veneers are thin layers, which serve to cover the front of cracked teeth, stained, spaced or misaligned, giving them a better shape and color, resulting in a significant improvement in smile and appearance.

It is often necessary to make a small wear of the front part of the tooth, in order to that the facets have a perfect union and are not in evidence.

This type of cosmetic dental procedure is not recommended for everyone. Anyone who has teeth with extensive fillings, bite problems, overlapping teeth, or bruxism problems (grinding the teeth) may not meet the necessary conditions to place the facets.

Dental Implants are “metal abutments” that are surgically placed into the bone of the maxilla and mandible, below your gums. Once placed, allow your dentist to place teeth on them, restoring phonetic aesthetics and chewing capacity as your teeth were natural.

Dental braces play a very important role in the harmony of the face of those who have teeth misaligned or crooked. In addition to being an aesthetic improvement process, it also corrects bite problems. that can end up affecting various processes in the body, which can harm your health.

But how do you know if you need to use braces? First of all, it is important to keep going to your dentist, because if there is something that is not right, it is detected in time and referred to the specialty indicated, on the other hand, you can always make a diagnostic appointment.


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