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Periodontics

Peridontal disease is an infection affecting the gums, bone and other supporting tissues of the teeth. It is caused by plaque, which is a sticky film of bacteria that forms constantly on all our teeth. Most of us have a less serous form of reversible inflammation called GINGIVITIS from time to time. Those who have the more severe form called PERIODONTITIS, are at greater risk of losing teeth as they become loose, fall out or have to be removed by the dentist.

 

Prosthodontics

Prosthodontics is the dental specialty focusing on the restoration and replacement of missing teeth. Prosthodontists collaborate with general dentists, specialists and other health care professionals to develop solutions to complex restorative dentistry. Prosthodontists are at the forefront of dental implantology, concentrating on the preservation of a healthy mouth, the creation of tooth replacements and dynamic smiles. One of the nine recognized dental specialties, prosthodontists receive rigorous training and experience, which entails three years of specialized training in an American Dental Association (ADA) accredited graduate education program.

 

Dental Implants

Implants are the modern way to replace missing teeth. The implant, which is made of titanium, is fitted in bone where the tooth root would normally be. When fully integrated to the bone, a post (or abutment) is attached to the implant and a crown, bridge or denture is then placed over the abutment to replace the missing tooth or teeth.

 

Dental hygiene

A registered dental hygienist (RDH) is a licensed dental professional who specializes in preventive oral health, typically focusing on techniques in oral hygiene. Local dental regulations determine the scope of practice of dental hygienists. In most jurisdictions, hygienists work for a dentist, and some are licensed to administer local anesthesia. Common procedures performed by hygienists include cleanings known as prophylaxis, scaling and root planing for patients with periodontal disease, taking of prescribed radiographs, dental sealants, administration of fluoride, and providing instructions for proper oral hygiene and care.

 

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening has become one of the most popular ways to enhance your smile. At Clinic "Sophia", we offer a range of teeth whitening options and our qualified dental professionals will provide you with all the facts you need to make an informed decision about your teeth.

 

Endodontics

Endodontics is the branch of dentistry concerned with diseases of the human dental pulp and the surrounding tissues. The term 'root canal treatment' refers to the most common treatment rendered by an endodontist, which is the procedure of cleaning diseased or infected tissue from inside the tooth followed by the placement of a hermetic seal or three-dimensional dental filling in the space (root canal) formerly occupied by this tissue. Using a local anesthetic, there is little or no discomfort to the procedure.

 

Orthodontic

Teeth are important for chewing food properly, for good appearance and for proper speech. If any one or more of these functions of teeth are adversely affected due to irregular teeth and/or jaws one would need orthodontic treatment. When teeth of the upper and the lower jaws do not meet properly with each other grinding of food properly is impaired. This may cause indigestion and related health problems. When teeth are projecting out, lips are not closing normally, or teeth are crowded and are spoiling the smile one needs orthodontic treatment for esthetic reasons.

 

Dental Restorations

Think you can avoid breaking, chipping, losing or staining your teeth your whole life? Sure, it's possible — if you never ever put your teeth in jeopardy by playing sports, biting hard candies and drinking soda, coffee, tea or wine. ... Back to reality. (Don't worry, it's not bad.) Dental restorations ensure that you don't have to be too goodie-goodie about your grill. Know why? Dental restorations (especially crowns and bridges) are like the statesmen of restorative dentistry: They've been around for forever, can fix multiple problems and have earned the reputation of being strong and reliable. Find out what to expect from a dental restoration procedure — what you learn about restorative dental work could come in handy sooner than you think!

 

Pediatric Dentistry

As a parent, you're in the driver's seat when it comes to the health of your kids' teeth. That's why it's essential to take pediatric dentistry seriously from day one. Luckily, you won't have to make the journey alone. That's what pediatric dentists are for — to help you and your kids get through pediatric dental care with ease and expertise! Because what you do (or don't do) early on can affect your kids' teeth later. Yes, we're talking cavities. But we also mean misaligned teeth and other problems you don't want to subject your kids to. Fortunately, there's tons of information about dentistry for children to get you started on the right path. Our articles provide advice on everything from baby teeth and first dental visits to dental health tips for teens!
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