General Dental Treatments
General dental treatment methods; have shown a great progress with the development of technology. Today, dental treatments are now applied in a realistic way. There are many forms of treatment that have the appearance of natural teeth. However, dental treatments also provide positive results in terms of aesthetics.
Among the dental treatment methods, toothaches that make life difficult are generally applied due to caries. Treatment is carried out by direct medical application to the patient's discomfort. With the developing technology, general dentistry has also changed and developed. First of all, with the compensation of the functional loss offered to the patient, aesthetic and phonetic losses can be compensated. All treatments suitable for individuals are carried out by our specialist physicians.
Dental examination; is an examination performed by dentists and aims to determine whether there is a health problem related to both teeth and gums in the mouth. Every person should have this examination regularly without exception. In this way, it will be possible to identify existing problems at an early stage and to plan and implement treatments to solve these problems. Early diagnosis is important for tooth and gum disorders as in all diseases.
When you visit a specialist for a routine dental examination, you should definitely inform your dentist if you have any complaints about oral and dental health. Sometimes, mild bleeding when brushing teeth or occasional aches and pains are ignored by people and the dentist is not informed. However, complaints should definitely be shared with the dentist, because a complaint that is considered insignificant by the person may actually be a harbinger of a problem related to oral and dental health.
Crown; is a prosthesis applied on decayed or damaged teeth. It is also referred to as crown coating among the people. However, it is also called porcelain teeth. Crowns are used for various reasons. Many people choose crown treatment due to fractures or decay.
The crown completely surrounds the damaged part of the tooth and causes the tooth to strengthen. People who prefer the tooth to look aesthetically beautiful can apply for crown treatment. Crowns can be made of ceramic or porcelain applied on metal.
Tooth filling; is the filling of the tooth with various materials for teeth that have lost their chewing function, do not provide an aesthetically pleasing appearance, cracked or decayed teeth. If the previously applied filling falls out and wears out, it may be necessary to have a filling again.
The dentist cleans and prepares the decayed tooth tissue before filling the tooth. Then the tooth is filled with filling material. The purpose of the filling is to prevent further progression of the decayed tooth by closing the gaps.
Canal treatment; is often seen as a painful procedure. Many people tend to postpone the treatment process. However, with modern methods, root canals can be treated relatively painlessly and comfortably after one or two sessions. Contrary to popular belief, people do not experience pain during root canal treatment. In cases where pain is experienced, it can be attributed to infection in the area.
The aim of root canal treatment is to relieve the pain that makes people uncomfortable. The treatment starts with effective numbing of the tooth and surrounding tissues and the session ends in an average of 45 minutes. Delaying the treatment process can lead to infection in the tooth root. This can lead to bone and tooth loss.
One of the treatment methods that cause dentist and dental phobia in many people is tooth extraction. It is generally performed on teeth that cannot be recovered. Tooth extraction; It is applied to teeth that are shaking with decay, advanced material loss, gum disease. Tooth extraction is also performed in orthodontic treatments.
Embedded Tooth Extraction
Embedded teeth are teeth that are normally expected to erupt in the mouth but have not erupted due to various reasons and remain in the jaws under the gums or bone.
The wisdom teeth are the most common impacted teeth. Canines, premolars, premolars or extra teeth called 'surnumerers' may also be impacted in the jaw.
Impacted teeth that are completely in the bone and do not cause any discomfort to the person, do not cause damage to neighboring teeth and tissues, and have enough space in the jaws to come out in the mouth do not need to be removed.
20 Tooth Extraction
Many individuals have impacted wisdom teeth. However, there are many people who are afraid of wisdom tooth extraction. Therefore, the number of people who do not go to the dentist or who apply after some problems is very high. The process of removing impacted teeth is a very simple method. With modern health technologies and developing medical science, dentists aim to minimize complications that may occur after the operation. People can generally return to their normal lives after tooth extraction.
Treatment of Tooth Fracture
Tooth fractures are traumatic injuries that cover a large area of the mouth. Tooth fractures manifest themselves as small fractures or cracks on the outer surface. However, these visual fractures are sometimes not limited to a visible crack, but also affect the underlying tissues of the tooth.
For Treatment of tooth fracture, treatment is planned according to the tissue that occurs in tooth fractures. If the fracture does not extend too far to the root side of the tooth, the broken piece is removed and the broken tissue is treated. If the fracture is observed up to the pulp, a combined treatment is performed with root canal treatment. If the fracture is partial, it is treated with a crown crown. If the fracture has progressed to the root, tooth extraction may occur. In such cases, a dentist should be consulted immediately.