Ideally, first visit to a dentist should be at the period of decidious teeth (24 month to 6 years). The aim of the first visit is to create a friendly relationship beetween the child and dental practitioner.
A healthy patient should visit dentist every 6 - 12 month.
Dental calculus is a potential source of infections for the oral cavity and for the body. Present dental calculus is a contraindication for planned of surgical manipulations.
Periodontitis is a progressive disease that destroys structures (e.g. bone, periodontal ligament, gum) surrounding teeth.
A missing tooth can be restored by different means. In general, a missing tooth is restored either by dental implant, dental bridge or dental retainer.
Waiting period depends on the initial sitiation. Ideally implant can be placed just after tooth removal.
Dental implant is a fixture (screw) produced out of titanium alloy, which is placed inside bone to reproduce a tooth root.
Wisdom teeth should not be extracted for prophylactic measures. Wisdom teeth are indicated for extraction after an episode of pain, swelling or infection caused by those teeth. Additionally, wisdom teeth are extracted if they cause harm to adjacent teeth or other neighbouring structures.
There are some contraindications for implant placement. In general, most of people can have implants placed.
Pain and discomfort during and after dental surgery can be controlled. Your doctor gives you instruction how to avoid pain and prescribes pain-killers in situations when they are needed.