When we mention oral and dental health, the first thing that comes to mind should be how important it is both from the physiological and cosmetic aspects. However, our purpose at the end of this article, in which we will address the physiological importance of our teeth at first, is to talk about the structure of our teeth which is very important for our dental health but also which we ignore occasionally.
Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment, also called endodontics, is used to treat dental health hazards and is one of the most commonly used treatment methods. Pulpa is the soft tissue located in the center of the teeth which contains the nerve tissues and blood vessels. Usually, pain is felt when various types of damage reaches the pulpa due to cavities or different reasons. During the root canal treatment, pulpa is extracted, inflammation or other types of damage are refined, and after shaping the area, the gap is filled with a proper material by taking account of the teeth, teeth formation and the gingival tissue to treat the infection that develops due to inflammation that happens in the pulpa area. After root canal treatment, medical treatment might be used depending on the severity of inflammation in the area.
Implant, a frequently used treatment method in odontotherapy, means the synthetical components placed in the jaw to substitute the missing teeth. Implants, which resemble screws, are synthetical dental roots and are usually made of titanium. Implants are highly successful due to settling in with the tissue around them neatly. Another reason of preference for implants are presenting a wide range of applicability. Even if the patient is missing a tooth or a full set of teeth, implants can be applied on almost any case of missing teeth. Healthy teeth are left untouched during implant treatment. Having identical feeling of chewing with natural teeth is one of the major advantages of implants. With all said up-sides, implant treatment is one of the most frequently applied treatment methods.
A healthy mouth is of great importance in terms of a happy and whole body. Therefore, paying attention to oral health is a habit that we must spread throughout our lives. In some cases; (when we wake up in the morning, or in the first brushing at the beginning of the day, in the consumption of hot and cold food) we have a feeling with different severity that can go from tingling to an ache, and we’re rightly worried. There are various conditions that can cause an ache on the surface, root or gum of the teeth. Let’s take a look at them together.
WhIch Dental Treatments Can Be Performed by SedatIon?
Various dental treatments such as tooth extraction, filling treatment, canal treatment, implants can be performed with sedation. Nevertheless, the type and duration of the procedure and which form of anesthesia will be more suitable for the patient gets determined by the physical and psychological condition of the patient.
Filling therapy is an important treatment method that is carried out in order to protect oral and dental health if necessary, in order to avoid the progression of existing sensitivity and to prevent tooth losses. If you wish, let’s talk about in which cases filler treatment can be applied or applied first.
OrthodontIc (Braces) Treatment
Orthodontic as the origin and meaning of the word; is a Latin word. And it means ‘’Smooth teeth’’ . Deformation of the jaw structures of children and adults and as a result of this self-indicating disorders such as teeth alignment and shape disorders are the field of study of Orthodontics. People who are trained and specialized in dentistry and who work for diagnosing, treating and preventing these disorders are called ‘’Orthodontists’’.