A dental prosthesis is a prosthesis used to restore (reconstruct) a few missing teeth, or all of them. Total dentures are held in place by suction against supporting tissue. Partial dentures are attached to the teeth by hooks or special elements, and are partly supported by the tissue. Hybrid prosthesis provide additional stability using implants.
Orthodontic appliances are used to set the teeth to the correct position and to correct irregular bite in order to improve the health of patient’s teeth. These appliances are also used to close the diastema (the gap between the teeth).
Teeth whitening is a procedure which restores natural brightness on darkened teeth. Also, teeth can be whitened beyond the natural shade, in order to be even brighter. Teeth whitening is not harmful to your teeth and can restore your self-confidence. Teeth whitening procedure is not painful and it is done without anesthesia.
At Ilić Dent Dental Center, the first step in the dental filling procedure is to administer an anesthetic, after which all dentin damaged by decay is removed. After your dentist removes all decay, he or she will place a base which will protect the pulp from the outside environment. Then, the dentist will use an acidic substance to ensure better adhesion between the filling and the tooth. Next, he or she will apply a bonding material and then the filling itself.
If you feel a pain, you should immediately visit the specialist of oral surgery to remove a painful wisdom tooth, as this is the best and only lasting solution. However, wisdom tooth extraction is not always possible. If you find yourself in a situation where you are in extremely severe pain and you are forced to wait for the wisdom tooth extraction, use the following tips to temporarily reduce the pain...
This treatment is performed when caries damages the dental pulp. It is very important that both the examination and root canal therapy are carried out on time, so that the tooth won’t have to be removed.
Dental bridges or veneers consist of two or more crowns fixed to the teeth on either side of the gap created by a missing tooth. After the initial adjustment phase, most patients quickly become accustomed to the bridge, and regain the ability to speak properly.
Your dentist will do everything to save your tooth: he/she will try to fix it with a dental liner, filling or crown. Sometimes, though, the tooth is so damaged by cavities, parodontopathy, or is a cause of a serious infection, and needs to be extracted.