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1. When should become the first dental visit?

The first dental visit should be between 1 and 3 years old. Parents should not expect to detect any alteration or that the child has pain because on this visit the dentist will not only try so early but any alteration that can detect a problem that can be prevented. In addition, positive first visit where the child is not practicing any treatment, it helps that this starts a cordial and confident with my dentistry and general care of your teeth.

Unlike what many parents, the first tooth or teeth, but then are replaced by the final, should be treated when they decay and their infection may alter the final tooth germ underneath.

What you should never do, Never threaten the child to take him to the dentist or doctor if they misbehave because these professionals associated with something bad, with a punishment that would not have to be good. Some parents after lying and threatening their children with all kinds of atrocities that will make the doctor still surprised that break to mourn the child just sees a white coat.

Nor should take the child to see through deception, as thinking it is a bad place when their parents have had to trick you agree to go.

What is desirable; Parents should explain to the child that the dentist will see his mouth, and I will see how many teeth you have and talk with them. Should avoid words like pain, injury, etc.. and not make comments like "not going to hurt" that make the child become defensive.

2. How many times have to brush our teeth?

Dentist always tell us we have to brush our teeth 3 times a day, once in the morning, later in the evening and the last before falling asleep, the question is really comply with this routine? I always keep in mind is that teeth cleaning 2 times a day is not a complicated or difficult to implement.

The first one in the morning when you wake up, the second time and in this case I would say it is much more important is the night Why? Because if you do not brush their teeth at night accumulate germs on your teeth and gums and cause bacteria to cause more damage at night. And while you're resting, the bacteria will be taking activities "demineralization" that will damage your oral health.

3. What is plaque?

It is the layer of bacteria and food debris that sticks constantly on all teeth and other hard surfaces inside the mouth. Composed of products of bacteria and saliva. Plaque forms at the gumline and between teeth. In difficult sites can be harmful.

4. What does the plaque?

Plaque is soft, colorless and difficult to see until the layer thickens. To watch her scrape the tooth surface or dyed with specific substances and revealing film. It accumulates on the surface of the teeth, especially near the gumline and between teeth.

Dental plaque, is the trigger for decay and disease: PERIODONTAL - (gum disease).

5. How can I prevent plaque?

In fact, the board is being formed continuously, so it would be virtually impossible to prevent their formation, but what we can, is to prevent it reaches sufficient quantities to harm our teeth, our gums.
Proper brushing to remove plaque achieved in the so-called free sides of the teeth: anterior, posterior and occlusal.

To contact faces between teeth, floss or dental tape, or inter-dental brushes just called, which meet perfectly the task of removing plaque.

6. What is tartar?

Tartar (also called calculus) forms when minerals are deposited on the plate are not removed with brushing and flossing routine use. This hard deposit creates a cohesive bond that can only be removed by the dentist. It has been shown to prevent the accumulation of plaque above the gumline has a therapeutic effect on gum disease.

7. Is the scale the same as the plate?

Not exactly. Serious research found that not to remove the plate, it begins to grow and mature, this implies a profound change in the ecological environment of the plaque, where anaerobic bacteria begin to appear, which are potentially more pathogenic. Around the ninth day, we are in the presence of mature plaque that is calcified, forming tartar, this in turn retainer plate.

Plaque is formed when substances in saliva such as calcium, combined with the plate making it hard, once formed plaque, it should be removed by the dentist.

8. Do you know the difference between saving or losing a tooth extracted by a stroke or an accident is the 30 minutes following the incident?

You will
need an emergency dentist in cases of accidents in which teeth are seriously affected, ie when the following occurs:

of teeth.

caught between teeth.

It is
probably still teething pain persists and reaches also require the attention of a dentist urgently. In this case, rinse your mouth with warm water to keep clean. Use dental floss to remove food stuck between teeth. Do not apply any medication or substance on the teeth or gums. See your dentist as soon as possible.

In any case,
be established immediately the proper care and treatment for the patient to regain their status of dental health. In many critical situations the time between the accident or the onset of symptoms and implementation of treatment, which determines the recovery or loss of teeth. Therefore, the emergency dentist should have good emergency preparedness, as it corresponds to proceed quickly to adequate control of pain and anxiety, and to perform screening. And do the screening.

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