Dentist’s answer: aesthetic restoration – is the full anatomic recovery of a tooth shape or a new shape given to the tooth. During this procedure, tooth fissures and cusps are restored; it is also possible to change the shape, color, or direction of the teeth.
What is aesthetic restoration?
Is tooth decay inherited?
Dentist’s answer: The inherited conditions for tooth decay are: dental crowding, the weakness of dental tissue, saliva composition, and nutritional habits. However, a good individual and professional oral hygiene and qualified dentistry will ensure healthy teeth.
Is teeth whitening recommended to everyone?
Dentist’s answer: It is necessary to assess the oral health. If there is an inflammation of the gums, caries, low quality fillings, untreated tooth canals, teeth whitening should be postponed until these diseases are cured.
What is porcelain (ceramic) onlay?
Dentist’s answer: When a living tooth crown is damaged or if more than half of the tooth is sealed, it is recommended to restore it with porcelain (ceramic) onlays. Well-made onlays are much more accurate, more durable, and more aesthetic than seals.
What is porcelain (ceramic) veneer?
Dentist’s answer: A porcelain (ceramic) veneer – is a thin, metal-free ceramic plate, fixed on the outer surface of the tooth. This makes it possible to adjust the shape and color of the tooth. A veneer is better than a crown – it saves tooth tissues.
Why do we need temporary crowns during prosthetics with fixed prostheses?
Dentist’s answer: Temporary crowns protect polished teeth from the temperature, mechanical and bacterial irritants, the crowns do not let the teeth to migrate and form the gums after taking the print.
What is a dental implant?
Dentist’s answer: A dental implant – is a special titanium screw placed into the jaw bone, which serves as a support for the future dental crowns or removable dentures.
Are dental implants suitable for everyone?
Dentist’s answer: Some of the diseases affect the treatment planning, thus it is important to provide the most complete information about the patient’s health status to the dentist.
How long does the treatment with implants take?
Dentist’s answer: From 3 months up to a year, depending on the patient’s condition.
Is the X-ray, performed with a computer visiograph, exhibits less irradiance?
Dentist’s answer: Yes, the X-ray dose is 5-10 times less.