More about caries - take care of your teeth is not too late - Stages

May 4, 2008

  • More about caries - take care of your teeth until it's too late
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Stages of tooth decay

Caries occurs in several stages:

  • stage spot;
  • surface caries (lesion to the enamel-dentin border);
  • Average caries (enamel-dentin struck the border, the pulp is covered with a layer of dentin significant);
  • deep caries (pulp is covered with a thin layer of dentin).

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Cavities in the stage of spot

Usually this stage of caries goes unnoticed. It may appear white (chalky) or pigmented (brown or black) spot on the tooth enamel. Enamel thus remains smooth, but if at this time to turn to the dentist, then to confirm the diagnosis of caries, he will hold the tooth staining with aqueous methylene blue stain with the stain. White and light brown spots on the tooth suggest that caries progresses and dark spots are a sign to suspend the process.

Treatment of caries in the stage of spot is to hold a special restoring the mineral composition of enamel therapy. This application solutions of calcium gluconate and sodium fluoride or electrophoresis with the same solutions, as well as other similar procedures. In addition, a special restorative treatment: vitamin, drugs calcium, phosphorus and fluoride, etc. inside.

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Superficial caries

If cavities are not treated, the stains on the ground there is a superficial caries. The man begins to feel the short-term pain from sweet, sour and salty. And if the carious lesion is located at the junction of the crown of the tooth to the root (in the neck of the tooth), the pain and the cold there. It appears roughness of enamel, with the defeat of the limits of enamel comes out.

If decay affects smooth enamel surface, when treating dentist simply ground off enamel lesion, and then conducts remineralizing treatment as in step stains. If the surface caries is located on chewing surfaces or in cracks (fissures) teeth, the carious cavity is treated with boron, extending it to dentine, and then seal up.

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The average dental caries

In this form of caries one feels short-term pain is not only sour, sweet and salty, but also from the cold. By eliminating these irritants pain pass quickly. Carious cavity has an average depth and proceeds to dentin.

Average caries treated dissection cavity using boron, its extension, removal of the affected tissue with subsequent sealing. When filling with insulating gasket is used Feminine pads - talk about wings  Feminine pads - talk about wings
   and permanent seal.

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Deep caries

If the process continues, the carious cavity deepens and to connect to the tooth cavity is only a thin layer of dentin, which has an effect on the appearance of additional pain of mechanical stimuli (food). When the dentist examines a cavity using a special tool (probe), then there is a sharp pain, it says that the pulp (the soft tissue of the tooth, which is in its cavity) very close.

Deep caries is treated as dissection using boron (removes all diseased tissue, expanding the cavity) and the subsequent sealing. Treatment is carried out with the obligatory anesthesia. In order to clarify whether there is a loss of pulp, first imposed a temporary filling for 7-14 days and in the absence of pain, it is replaced by a constant.

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If you have a toothache, you should:

  • remove from the cavity leftover food;
  • Rinse mouth with water;
  • close tooth wool;
  • urgently go to the dentist.

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Is it harmful to teeth whitening: beauty is not to the detriment - Consequences

March 14, 2013

  • Is it harmful to teeth whitening: beauty is not to the detriment
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  • Effects

 consequences otbeltivaniya teeth

What could be the consequences of tooth whitening

Teeth whitening is becoming more common and popular procedure. Someone whitens teeth at home, someone refers to the professionals. However, as with all good and useful, from teeth whitening Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?  Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?
   there are downsides. People, teeth whitening way or another, faced with a variety of complications from mild irritation to severe pain.

For example, for bleaching teeth at home Teeth whitening at home: lessons Beauty  Teeth whitening at home: lessons Beauty
   It is most commonly used fruit and berries - they contain acids have bleaching properties. This can give a good whitening effect, but the acid, especially with frequent use, corrode tooth enamel, and teeth after such procedures may look worse than ever. It is especially dangerous to brush your teeth How to brush your teeth: interesting facts  How to brush your teeth: interesting facts
   immediately after whitening home remedies. After a certain period of time it impacted acid, enamel becomes soft and vulnerable, and the toothbrush and the toothpaste contained in the abrasive material may easily damage it. Soda, a popular ingredient in many home remedies for teeth whitening can also cause damage to the enamel.

Long-term use of non-prescription products for home teeth whitening can cause severe irritation of the teeth and gums. Contained in such products chemicals, such as hydrogen peroxide to achieve a desired result it is necessary to use the correct concentration and in a very specific amount of specialists. Many people, however, do not pay special attention to the recommendations that could lead to serious consequences. Also irritation of the gums, it can cause tooth sensitivity Tooth Sensitivity - sudden pain  Tooth Sensitivity - sudden pain
   for hot and cold drinks. Ingestion tools for teeth whitening can cause nausea, vomiting and a burning sensation in the abdomen, so you need to exercise caution, whitening your teeth at home.

A recent study found that exposure to hydrogen peroxide can stimulate the development of cancer of the tongue. The study involved only 19 people, and the information obtained is insufficient to draw final conclusions. Nevertheless, scientists have speculated that hydrogen peroxide releases free radicals carcinogenic properties have long been known.

Professional teeth whitening is safe, and it can cause side effects such as temporary increase in tooth sensitivity to extreme temperatures. More serious side effects of professional whitening are extremely rare.

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