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  • Fear of Dentists, Fear of Doctors (Dentaphobia) What is it?
    Today, one of the most frightening situations for many people is dentist appointments. There are many patients who never go to the dentist and have to leave their treatment unfinished at important stages. Among the biggest reasons for this fear, false statements from the environment or family, having a bad experience, problems experienced by him or his environment in childhood, sensations and impressions can create an element of anxiety for the patient. Physician-related problems from the past can have a negative effect.
  • If We Don't Brush Our Teeth Regularly, Could It Be the Cause of Pain and Diseases in Our Body?
    Our lifestyle is very effective on dental and heart health. It has been proven that microbes are smart. Since individuals who do not have the habit of brushing their teeth on Sundays, nights and especially on holidays, do not have oral care anyway, the risk of microbes causing pain in the teeth and gums is very high with the decrease of our body's resistance (as the defense systems are reduced during sleep).
  • How is the Healthy Gum? Is Painless Dental Treatment Possible?
    Health gingiva is light pink in color, has the appearance of orange peel, there is no redness, swelling, edema or infection, which surrounds the teeth at the beginning of the root and has regular gingival borders, does not have gingival recession and gingival bleeding, does not occur in bad breath, is solid, It is a hard looking texture.
  • Are Dental Instruments in Everyone's Mouth?
    The instruments used in dentistry are very expensive and are generally not disposable. This is where sterilization and disinfection rules come into play. Instruments should be sterilized in sterilizer or autoclave and strong chemical solutions and disinfectants should be used against lethal viruses (AIDS, Hepatitis).
  • My Child Has Fallen, His Front Teeth Are Dislodged What Should I Do?
    Finding the tooth as soon as possible, putting this tooth in a clean container filled with water, milk or oxygenated water, the dentist quickly goes to the dentist and performs reimplantation (the process of cleaning the tooth and placing it in this space in the same position and the same length) in the same space. There is a 95% success rate if the root is not damaged under the doctor's control with the support of drug therapy (antibiotics, painkillers) in the follow-up 1-2 months.
  • How and When to Apply Fluor?
    It can be applied every 6 months from the age of 5. Flowable topical gel, liquefied cream is applied on the teeth for 2-4 minutes by the dentist in special application spoons or with a brush. Fluoride accumulation on the tooth occurs in the first minute of application, it should be applied to all pores of the enamel at the same rate. Do not eat or drink anything for half an hour after the application.
  • When to Go to the Dentist During Pregnancy?
    Of course, most importantly; Going to the dentist before pregnancy is to be examined. It is recommended to stay away from x-rays during pregnancy and local anesthesia should not be performed in the first 3 months and the last 3 months of tooth extraction. The most suitable period for tooth extraction is the period of 3-6 months. Procedures such as filling and cleaning can be performed at any time under the control of a physician.
  • Is Bleeding Gums Normal During Pregnancy?
    Yes, it is normal and there is only gum disease seen in this period. During pregnancy, gingival swelling, edema, redness, tenderness, itching and bleeding are common complaints. Severe bleeding gingivitis is considered one of the causes of premature birth, weak baby delivery and even miscarriage in mouths without oral hygiene and untreated caries. In the 3-6 months of pregnancy, filling, root canal treatment, dental calculus cleaning and controlled extraction can be done safely.
  • Will the Filled Tooth Decay Again? What should I do to prevent my teeth from rotting? When to Go to the Dentist During Pregnancy?
    If the tooth decay is mechanically cleaned, if the microorganisms in the cavity are not cleaned well and disinfected, the caries-causing microorganisms left behind can decay the filled tooth again. In addition, although silver fillings called amalgam are still the strongest filling, because they are mechanically attached to the tooth, bacteria may leak between the filling and the tooth, and new caries can easily form under the filling.
  • What is Root Canal Treatment? How Long Does It Live and Can a Root Canal Treated Tooth Be Inflamed Again?
    Canal treatment; is the process of emptying and cleaning these places as a result of the deformation of the vessels and nerves passing through the root canals, removing the odor causing inflammation and filling them with tissue-friendly substances. A tooth with a successful root canal treatment can stay in the mouth for a long time with good oral hygiene and regular checkups, but it is most important to save the tooth as much as possible without touching the natural nerve.
  • How Long Does Orthodontic Treatment Take and Will Teeth Deteriorate After Treatment?
    Early diagnosis in orthodontic treatment, that is, early visit to the doctor is important. It can always be done. The duration of treatment is 2-3 years, and it is usually checked once a month. If retainer wires are attached to the inner side of the teeth after the treatment is finished, the teeth are fixed and do not easily deteriorate again. During the treatment, it is very important to go to the dentist to have it cleaned and to brush regularly.
  • What is Teeth Whitening? Is Whitening Harmful?
    It is the process of removing the colored, organic and inorganic substances formed in the porous enamel layer on the surface of the teeth with tooth whitening gels. Provided that a protective gel is applied to the gums and if it is done by a dentist, the whitening process is not harmful. Teeth can be whitened 3-4 tones.
  • Does Teeth Cleaning Have Any Harm to Teeth?
    It is the most correct thing for dentistry to do it at least twice a year with the right methods, and there is absolutely no harm and no such case has been encountered so far.
  • What is Fissure Sealant (Tooth Vaccine)? How is it applied?
    Tooth decay usually starts in deep grooves called fissures on the chewing surfaces of the teeth. Since it does not terminate the protective enamel tissue formation in newly erupted teeth, it is more susceptible to decay. It is especially beneficial to apply it to the teeth between the ages of 5 and 12, where the 6-year-old teeth erupt. This form of protection is a few-minute procedure that does not cause easy distress for the patient and prevents the formation of caries. Applying it to every tooth that has indentations on it minimizes the formation of caries.
  • What is an Implant? How long does the implant treatment?
    Implants are tooth roots placed to support the jawbone and dentures. It has been proven that the implant treatment prevents osteoporosis. Since the material called titanium, one of the most important inventions of this century, is placed inside the jawbone and the body perceives it as its own part, it is not possible to reject it with a success rate of 99%. Titanium implants, which are made with regular controls by paying attention to oral hygiene and smoking consumption, are tissue friendly to the body. With the zirconium porcelain teeth made on it, a near-perfect mouth, tooth and chewing system is formed.
  • I Feel Elongation and Spacing in My Teeth and I'm Not Comfortable Talking or Laughing.
    Due to the melting of the underlying bone due to inflammation in the gums, recession in the gums and elongation of the teeth may occur. Gaps may occur between the teeth, and even openings begin over time, and when the bone support decreases, the teeth may begin to wobble. This is a type of gum disease and in order to prevent tooth extraction (tooth loss) in the patient, which occurs with gingival bleeding, dental calculus and bad breath, the patient should definitely take urgent measures and go to the dentist as soon as possible and have their teeth cleaned regularly.
  • What Foods Should We Consume to Strengthen Our Teeth and Gums?
    Especially (Vitamin D+Calcium) strengthens our bones, teeth and gums. Goat milk-cheese, buffalo milk-yogurt, chicken (organic), red meat, mushrooms, shellfish, fish (omega3), salmon, yellow wing, anchovy are very nutritious in terms of vitamin D. In the noon sun (Uv.) 15 min. Sunbathing is very beneficial for our bones, teeth and gums.
  • What Foods Damage Our Teeth and Gums?
    Prepared foods (fast food), heat-treated sausage, salami, sausage, instant meatballs with additives, meat products with additives sold in the whole package, honey, jam, marmalade, acidic-sweetened beverages, artificial sweeteners, all fruit juices , fruit flavored drinks, filter coffees, American coffees, energy drinks, colored candies sold in the markets, cookies, glucose, fructose syrup and monosodium glutamate, all food and drinks with additives that contain colorants, white bread, ice creams in the markets, corn-potato chips, All non-bitter chocolates, cola drinks, sunflower oil, corn oil, except for 70%-80% cocoa, are foods that harm us.
  • Where Does Dental Health Start? When Should Children Begin Brushing Teeth?
    Dental health starts in the womb. The mother should pay attention to her health during and after pregnancy by giving up harmful habits (such as smoking, alcohol) and regular oral hygiene, regular physician control, balanced diet and activity (such as walking, yoga, swimming) for 1 hour. The baby's gums, palate, cheeks, lips and tongue should be cleaned with sterile gauze immediately after meals, when the baby's teeth are a few months old. Brushing habit should be started immediately after the baby teeth erupt, finger brushes should be preferred, and then children's brushes should be started.
  • What is the Cause of Crowded Teeth?
    The jaw is small, the teeth may be larger. Teeth may not come out properly. Due to the early loss of milk teeth, crowding may occur because the places of the permanent teeth that will come from below are not preserved. Genetically, there are intricacies originating from genetics. At the same time, wisdom teeth that take up too much space can also be the cause of crowding.
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