What is a sinus lift? A sinus lift is an oral surgery procedure that involves the raising of the level of the sinus in order to gain the space and bone material for the implant installation. Why is the sinus lift necessary? In the case of molar or pre-molar [...]
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How does our face become swollen due to our teeth? Neglected and non-treated teeth can often lead to the appearance of swollen tissue around the teeth. The cause of swelling is an infection spreading through the inside of the tooth ("nerve") to the tissue around the tip of the root of [...]
PRF therapy What is PRF? PRF is an abbreviation for the term “platelet-rich fibrin”, which in plain words mean fibrin rich in platelets. It is primarily used in oral, aesthetic surgery, cosmetics and mesotherapy. What can PRF therapy be used for? PRF method is used in dentistry with [...]
What to do in case of knocked out tooth? After the injury, it is crucial to stay calm, take the knocked out tooth and go to the nearest dentist as soon as possible. What is the most usual cause of knocked out tooth? The tooth is knocked out because [...]
Why do we grind our teeth? What is bruxism? Bruxism is a parafunctional activity, which involves clenching and teeth grinding. It happens on a subconscious level and is not related to sex and age. What causes bruxism? There is daily bruxism, when the patient consciously clenches his/her teeth, [...]
Why does a tooth get darker? The most common reasons why a tooth can get darker are endodontic therapy, better known as “nerve extraction” and tooth trauma. In both cases, discolouration is caused by the tooth blood vessels important for the nutrients absorption get severed. A tooth can change its colour [...]
What is tooth extraction? Tooth extraction is an intervention used to remove the tooth from its position in the jawbone. What is the most common cause for tooth extraction? In vast majority of cases, the tooth is so affected by caries that the only solution is tooth extraction. Such [...]
Why do we have problems with wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth or (late-blooming molars) are the last teeth to grow, in the period from 17 to 25 years of age. This is the reason why sometimes there is no space in the jaw so the wisdom teeth cannot grow, that is, they [...]
What are interdental toothbrushes? Interdental toothbrushes are specially constructed toothbrushes, intended for cleaning interdental space, i.e. the space between two neighbouring teeth. Why is it necessary to use interdental toothbrushes? It is known that after food consumption, during the day, a thin layer called the plaque is formed against [...]
Why is regular mouth hygiene important? Regular teeth brushing eliminates food residues and soft deposits which are created after every meal. Regular teeth maintenance prevents occurrence and development of caries, as well as gum illnesses. How do soft deposits affect gum health? Soft food deposits contain thousands of different [...]