Oral and dental health is one of the most important conditions for the protection of our general health and a healthy physical appearance. Poor oral health can cause many diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, kidney and liver diseases. For a healthy appearance and a happy and healthy smile, you shouldn’t skip your routine dental checks.
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Preventive dentistry practices aim to protect general dental health and involve treatments to prevent possible problems. Preventive dentistry practices are of great importance, especially in childhood and adolescence. Preventive dentistry starts from the eruption of the first teeth in the mouth. It is important to have knowledge about oral and dental health protection methods and receive preventive dentistry practices as from infancy for detection and treatment of the anticipated problems.
Oral, Dental, and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral, dental and maxillofacial surgery is a surgical unit of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and deformities of the mouth, teeth and jaws. Oral, dental and maxillofacial disease surgery deals with extraction of teeth embedded in the palate, implant applications, treatment of dental lesions, treatment of fractures in the jaw area, treatment of infections in the mouth, jaw and facial area, and surgical treatment of formations such as cysts and tumors in the jaws.
Endodontics is root canal treatment in teeth when dental caries occurs. In the treatment of tooth decay, the nerve tissues in the center of the tooth should be collected and cleaned. Endodontics is a treatment for saving the tooth. After the cleaning process, if needed, a filling is applied and the tooth is somehow frozen and tooth losses are prevented. Endodontics is used in the case of dental caries, cracked teeth, bridge and denture applications.
Periodontology is a branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to the tissues surrounding the teeth. Periodontal diseases account for 70% of teeth losses. Healthy gums are light pink in color, dull, hard and do not bleed during brushing. In order to prevent tooth loss, you should consult a specialist if you experience a problem with your gums.
Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with the aesthetic and functional placement of teeth on the jawbone. Orthodontics unit treats dental deformities, such as distorted or crooked teeth, congenital deformities of or problems with closing in the jaw, jaw fractures, structural disorders of the jaw, jaw traumas and jaw cysts.
Pedodontics is a branch of dentistry dealing with maintenance of healthy teeth in children of 0-16 years of age and the diagnosis and treatment of problems in such teeth.
Cosmetic dentistry aims to make a person’s smile more aesthetic and solve the problems in his/her teeth. Cosmetic dentistry is a unit of dentistry that gathers treatments such as tooth whitening, laminated teeth, zirconium teeth, implants, orthodontics and dentures and generates the design of an aesthetic smile.