What is gum disease?
The inflammation of the teeth along the gum line. There are 3 stages: gingivitis, periodontitis and advanced periodontitis.
What are the signs of gum disease?
- Easily bleeding gums in oral care
- Sensitized gums
- Distended gingival teeth (receding gum)
- Bad breath and bad taste in mouth
- Shaking teeth
- Extremely sensitive teeth to cold or hot
What is a tartar?
It is an inorganic lime layer formed by the combination of food debris and microorganisms in the mouths at the junctions of the tooth and the gum.
Do I have to renew my dental tartar removal treatment?
There is no increase in coloration and tartar formation in the teeth after tartar cleaning teeth. The tartar is formed by the hardening of the plaque attached to the tooth surfaces. Whether or not the tartar is removal, the tartar will continue to form if the teeth cannot be cleaned properly. For this reason, there is no connection between tartar cleaning and reconstruction of tartar.
What is a chronic periodontitis?
It is a periodontitis that develops slowly and develops at the advancing age. Because the symptoms are not recognizable, it is a disease that can be overlooked by the patient.
What is aggressive periodontitis?
Chronic periodontitis progresses more rapidly and can cause bone and teeth loss. It is usually seen in young patients.
How can gingival diseases be treated?
In the first step of treatment, tartar cleaning should be done and optimum oral hygiene must be provided. Following steps may continue with antibiotic use and surgical treatment according to the progress of the disease. If only the gum is affected, a professional tartar cleaning will be sufficient. In more advanced cases, the curettage (cleaning of the gingival tissue during tartar cleaning) will be performed.
What is gingivectomy?
Cutting out part of the gum tissue in areas where gum growth is occurring to create a gum that can be easily cleanable with an aesthetical form.
What is Flap Operation?
It is an operational treatment done with local anesthesia in case of advanced gingival disease. Gums are opened to access tooth roots and diseased bone, diseased gums and root surfaces are cleaned, bone replacement materials (graft + membrane) are added to bone loss areas.
What is Periodontal Aesthetic (Pink Aesthetic)?
Removal of aesthetic problems in the gums due to various reasons. Obtaining a pink gum (aesthetic gingiva) compatible with white teeth and closing the root surfaces should prevent sensitivity and decays formation.
Does the tartar cleaning damage the teeth?
Tools used during tartar cleaning do not damage tooth enamel. Dental plaque and teeth tartar that accumulate on the teeth may cause gum troubles when it is not done in situations where tartar cleaning is necessary. Tartar cleaning by dentists at regular intervals does not damage the tooth minerals and prevents gum problems.
What is receding gum and how is it treated?
Receding gum can be an aesthetic problem and can cause other problems such as sensitivity and root decays. Teeth grinding, inadequate oral hygiene, lack of proper methods and oral care products can lead to gingival disease, it is necessary to first determine the cause of receded gum and remove it. In some cases, with aesthetic gingival operations, the receding gums can be repaired.
Does gum disease affect our health?
Yes it can affect and is a risk factor in various diseases. Particular attention should be paid to recurrent throat infections and lung diseases.
My gum appears a lot when I smile. What can I do to have an aesthetic smile?
Surgical treatments can be done to change the gingival levels when the gums seem too much during the smile. In these treatments, the level of the gums can be increased or the lip position can be changed.
What are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are artificial roots in titanium placed in the jaw with the aim of finding the function and the esthetics of the missing teeth. Dental implants offer a better chewing function and aesthetic appearance than traditional treatments.
What are Dental Implants made of?
There are 3 parts of implant.
- The artificial root placed in the jaw.
- Implant Abutment (A connector, placed on, or built into, the top of the dental implant, to connect the implant to the replacement tooth or teeth).
- Denture / Crown (A replacement tooth placed on implant)
When are Dental Implants used?
- To replace existing dentures or missing teeth but it may be necessary due to the slow but progressive resorption (dissolution) of the underlying (supporting) jawbone and to protect the adjacent teeth. No treatment process is done to the other teeth.
- If you are missing several teeth, implant-supported bridges can replace them.
- If you are missing all of your teeth, full implant treatment can replace them.
- All On Four
Is Dental Implant treatment a reliable method?
Dental implants have been used in dentistry for the past 45 years. With proper planning and the collaboration of jaw surgeons expert and prosthetists, it is a very successful and long-term treatment. You can use your dental implants for a lifetime with a healthy oral care.
What should be done before and after Dental Implants treatment?
Before placing dental implant, the treatment needs to be planned using the radiographic imaging techniques of the patient to know how many dental implants should be placed in which region. Dental Implant application has very successful results with proper planning and sterile conditions, as well as the presence of an expert team. The application of the dental implant is a minor surgical operation, and on the first day the medication support provides a very comfortable recovery after the procedure. The patient should use especially the first day a cold compress and should avoid hot food and If the patient is smoking, he / she should definitely not use it in the first week.
How long does it take to place Dental Implants?
Having an implant placed is a surgical procedure, placing an implant requires 10 minutes. An implant can be placed in the mouth of a patient for 10 minutes with a proper planning. After the dental implant application, there is a waiting period for the prosthesis. To place a tooth on a dental implant placed in the jawbone and to use the implant for a lifetime, it is necessary to wait for the integration of the dental implant into the jawbone. You have to wait 2-3 months for the implant to completely integrate into the bone and be ready for the restorative portion of your treatment. After this time, the implant is stable enough to support one or more false teeth.
Dental Implants are placed using a two-stage.
1. Stage – Surgical implant application made in the 1st consultation.
2. Stage – Prosthesis on implant 2-3 months after having implant. We need 1 week for this step. That is why Dental Implants have two-step process.
Can Anyone Get Dental Implants?
Dental implantation can be done any time after the age of 18, without age limit. Certain medical conditions, such as active diabetes, heart disease, blood pressure disease, may require additional treatment before the procedure can be performed. It does not matter that you are 90 years old – 100 years old, as long as you are in chronic and general condition of health.
Is Dental Implant surgery painful?
No, it is not. With the application of cold compress after placing the implants, you can return to normal life in a few hours.
What are the advantages of Dental Implants?
Strong and stable, a dental implant restores a lost tooth so that it looks, feels, fits and functions like a natural tooth. Other options such as dentures or bridges can lead to bone deterioration, and may interfere with eating, smiling, speaking and other activities of everyday life. Implanted prostheses can offer a much more aesthetic appearance. Thanks to dental implants, the natural teeth do not need to be reduced and bridged. Fixed prosthesis on implant provides a better function than removable prosthesis.,
Can I place Implants immediately after a dental tooth extraction?
It depends on the situation of patient. If there is enough bone in the extracted area and if there is no infection, the placement of implant immediately after a dental tooth extraction is possible.
How do I care for my Dental Implants?
Caring for teeth restored with dental implants is just like caring for your natural teeth. You should brush, floss and maintain regular dental cleanings. It is also useful to follow and take an X-ray picture once every 2 years.
Frequently Asked Questions Is anesthesia used in Dental Implant treatment?
In Dental Implant treatment, all surgery is performed under local anesthesia all round the world. Very rarely, general anesthesia is performed.
How long can Implants last?
You have a lifetime warranty on implant in our clinic. One of the reasons to choose dental implant is that there is no notion of expiry date. The patient should be able to use them for life.
How long does a Dental Implant take to heal and will I be without my teeth during this healing process?
Most implants are placed using a two-step process and you can wear dentures or a bridge during this time, so you won’t be without teeth.
How much do Implants cost?
Implants are more expensive than other tooth-replacement methods but they also last many years longer and in fact should never need replacement. So they offer the best, most cost-effective option when viewed as a long-term investment.
My Dental Implant is moving, what should I do?
Dental implants should not move at all.
How soon may I return to work / daily routine after treatment?
If treatment is for a little part of your mouth, you may return to work, daily routine, the next day unless otherwise instructed by your clinician.
Is the brand of implants used in treatment important?
The brand is important in the success of dental implant. You should choose a brand especially applied for years, you will not have any difficulty finding any parts of this brand.
What are the advantages of making your Dental Implant in Turkey?
- Because we speak the same language.
- The quality, because the materials used for implant have a German certificate.
- Made by experienced dental specialist.
- You can make your dental treatment during your holidays