Plastic Surgery

Professional oral hygiene

What is the Professional oral hygiene?

Good personal oral hygiene can help you keep your teeth healthy, but even with outstanding oral hygiene at home some serious gum diseases like gingivitis and periodontitis may occur.

Through the day the surface of teeth encrusts with food remains, the mixture of stripped cellular of mouth mucous membrane upper epithelium layer and microbes, which composes whitely grey color, hardly visible tooth soft deposits (plaque). Since toothbrushes do not always successfully clean 100% of the surface of the teeth, the micro-organisms that stay on the teeth for a few days begin to excrete toxins that affect the gums and can eventually cause inflammation. Continuing inflammation can damage of dentine pockets and cause the loss of bone tissue and loosening of the teeth, which may eventually be lost.

In order to avoid teeth and gum diseases it is necessary to accomplish professional oral hygiene regularly. The aim of professional oral hygiene is to remove calculus (hard deposits) and plaque (soft deposits), stop caries, gum and periodontal diseases, refresh oral cavity.

What is the oral hygiene process?

During the professional oral hygiene process tophus is removed using an ultrasound scaler, while hard and soft deposits are cleaned away using such methods as the Air Flow system. Afterwards, the surfaces of the teeth are polished with various polishing compounds. Lastly, the teeth are fluoridated.

After professional oral hygiene gum may bleed a few days, teeth may become slightly sensitive to irritants of temperature.

What kind of result can you expect?

Recovery period and recommendations

Possible side effects and complications

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