Endodontic treatment

What is the endodontic treatment? Endodontics is a dental specialty, which treats the dental pulp, i.e. the nerve and the ligaments inside the tooth. The healthy tooth is not a compact structure; it is made of several layers. The exterior layer of the tooth is a hard substance, the enamel; it covers the dentin layer which in its turn protects a soft tissue which is in fact the so-called dental pulp. When the dentist finds that a tooth is decayed or broken due an accident, he/she will eliminate the infectious tissue (the “nerve”), applying a canal treatment.  How can I find out if I need a treatment? The pain is the first sign. You will need a treatment the moment...

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Periodontics

What is Periodontics ? Periodontics is a branch of dentistry which treats the diseases that destroy the tissue (the periodontal membrane) which maintains the teeth in position. The factors causing the occurrence of the periodontal disease are the bacterial injuries and tarter generated by poor dental hygiene, nicotine and/or untreated decays. There are also other factors that can cause the occurrence of this disease, such as diabetes, puberty, pregnancy, stress. At the beginning, this disease is not painful, and this is why it is very important to be diagnosed as soon as possible. Unfortunately, most patients see the dentist when the symptoms are already obvious. Depending on the degree of severity, the periodontal disease can be classified based on five...

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