Treatment of periodontal disease in the home - a continuation of the basic course

December 1, 2014

 Treatment of periodontal disease in the home
 Treatment of periodontal disease in the home should be a continuation of treatment at the dentist's office. Only in this case, at least in part can be dealt with the problem and stop the destruction of the periodontal tissues, and with them, and teeth. Self-cure periodontal disease is completely unrealistic.


What is periodontal disease

Periodontal disease - an exchange-dystrophic periodontal disease (periodontal tissue), characterized by the destruction of periodontal tissue connections with tooth gum and progressive destruction of the jaw bone. The result of the progression of untreated periodontal disease is loss of teeth.

The incidence of periodontal disease increases with age. The reason for this is a violation of the metabolic processes in periodontal tissues under the influence of external and internal causes. External causes include poor diet (lack of protein, vitamins and minerals, excessive consumption of sweet and fatty foods, lack in the diet of solid food, strengthening periodontal tissue), malocclusion, poor oral hygiene, education on the teeth tartar, which is located between the gum and a tooth breaking the circulation in the tissues and forming pockets where the infection is accumulated.

Internal factors contributing to the development of periodontal disease are hereditary disorders, metabolic disorders, nervous system, immune system, severe diseases of internal organs, and so on.


Basic principles of treatment of periodontal disease

Treatment of periodontal disease should be comprehensive, individualized and systematic. Held general and local treatment. General treatment involves treating all chronic disease that may lead to disruption of metabolic processes in the body. Great importance is attached to strengthening immunity Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system  Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system
 , Good nutrition and healthy lifestyles.

Locally in the dentist's office carried out the removal of tartar, anti-inflammatory treatment and curettage (scraping the special tool) periodontal pockets. If necessary, the dentist removes dead tissue, prescribes treatment, improves blood circulation in the periodontal field.


How to treat periodontal disease at home

At home, as a lot can be done to provide treatment if prescribed by a doctor and systematically. First of all, you need to adhere to the correct healthy diet, eliminate from the diet of fried and fatty meals, sweets, pastry, chocolate, sodas. All this violates the metabolism Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting  Improves metabolism and losing weight without dieting
   and contributes to the progression of periodontal disease. To strengthen the gums (if the condition of the teeth - you should first consult a dentist) should eat apples, carrots and other hard foods.

In order not to injure the gums, you need to choose a toothbrush with soft fibers, this toothbrush can be useful for massaging the gums. Toothpaste also chosen individually, according to the doctor - it should not contain large particles, injuring gums. The dentist will also help to choose the individual techniques for daily self-massage of the gums given the state of periodontal tissues.

To strengthen the gums at home can be carried out following the rinse:

  • infusion of walnut leaves; 2 tablespoons chopped fresh or dried leaves nut pour a glass of boiling water for 20 minutes, squeeze, strain and rinse 3-4 times a day;
  • decoction of oak bark; 2 tablespoons of chopped oak bark pour a glass of hot boiled water, simmer for 20 minutes, cool, strain, bring the volume to the original level of broth of boiled water and used as a gargle;
  • Calendula extract - is made from the rate of 2 tablespoons of crushed flowers per cup of boiling water;
  • propolis tincture - 20 drops of propolis tincture pharmacy in a glass of boiled water;
  • at elevated bleeding gums How to prevent bleeding gums: important rules  How to prevent bleeding gums: important rules
   help rinse the infusion of the leaves of yarrow, which is prepared at the rate of 1, 5 tablespoons per cup of boiling water.

It also helps a folk remedy as fresh plantain leaves. They need to be thoroughly cleaned and chew as long as they do not lose their flavor. The procedure should be done at least 4 times a day.

If periodontal disease is progressing rapidly, with loosened teeth, can help frequent rinsing following infusion of 4 tablespoons of crushed leaves erect cinquefoil and 2 tablespoons of sorrel pour 300 ml of brine sauerkraut, to insist during the day, drain and rinse your mouth at least 6 times in a day.

If the infection and periodontal disease is now moved into periodontitis (inflammation of periodontal tissue), then rinse with infusion of sage can help Sage - cvyaschennaya grass  Sage - cvyaschennaya grass
 , Which is prepared at the rate of 2 tablespoons of herbs in a glass of boiling water.

Treatment of periodontal disease in the home should be conducted under the supervision of a dentist.

Galina Romanenko

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Home teeth whitening: slowly but surely

March 13, 2013

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 home teeth whitening
 Toothy smile adds appeal even to those whose appearance is far from ideal. Home teeth whitening - one of the most popular in recent decades methods to lighten the tooth enamel. Tooth color changes gradually over a few weeks: it allows to make the procedure less traumatic.

 Home teeth whitening: slowly but surely

The method of home whitening

Despite its name, this method of tooth whitening involves the active participation of the dentist. First, the doctor examines the teeth to determine whether they are ready for bleaching. If there is a plaque on the teeth or tartar, before brightening treatment compositions they need professional cleaning. During this cleaning the teeth are released from soft and hard plaque, and the result may be lighter than the one or two colors. Furthermore, prior to bleaching teeth Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?  Teeth whitening - which option is right for you?
   We need to cure all diseases of the oral cavity.

Keep in mind that even a gentle home teeth whitening has a number of contraindications .  The procedure can not be performed in pregnant and lactating women; in the presence of a range of diseases; when taking certain medications; with significant hypersensitivity of the teeth; allergies to bleaching compositions, or mouthguards, diseases of the temporomandibular joint .  Not recommended in the presence of whitening fillings or crowns on the front teeth - an artificial material to whiten fail, and as a result the teeth are painted unevenly .  In addition, home bleaching should not make those who smokes a lot - smoking causes darkening of the teeth .  If the teeth are bluish-gray tint, whitening procedure can be ineffective - doctor must warn you .  In some situations home bleaching can be effective - for example, in the darkening of certain teeth after removal of nerve .  In this case, better to choose a procedure other home whitening teeth lightening methods .

After inspecting the absence of contraindications, you can proceed to the next stage - the production of individual mouthguards. Kappa is the similarity of the case, which is filled with whitening gel. As a result, the gel covers the teeth uniformly from all sides. For the production of mouthguards doctor removes a plaster cast of the patient's teeth, from which celluloid, a special case. A few days later the patient are invited to a fitting kappa should fit snugly to the teeth, before reaching the gum a few millimeters.

Kappa neat bleaching gel is filled, after which fits over the teeth. If the excess gel will make the edge of the mouthguard, it is removed, to avoid irritation of the gums. Usually, the first time kappa gel is put under the control of the physician, after the patient is using the system of bleaching teeth at home. It is important to use exactly the whitening gel that is recommended by the doctor. The composition of the bleaching compositions usually includes a ten percent carbamide peroxide, water, glycerol Glycerine: a miracle ingredient for skin and hair  Glycerine: a miracle ingredient for skin and hair
 , Fragrances and flavorings. More concentrated product is not intended for home use.

 Home teeth whitening: slowly but surely

For best results,

Kappa can be worn during the day and can be worn at night. As a rule, patients prefer to whiten your teeth in his sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
   - Daytime wear mouthguards four hours is not very convenient: in spite of the fact that these devices are made of transparent materials, they are visible to others, and in addition it can be somewhat difficult. Putting the mouthguard at night, these unpleasant phenomena can be forgotten - most importantly, learn to fall asleep Kappa mouth. The longer an individual mouthguard worn daily, the faster the results. Therefore, when the night wearing mouthguards teeth whitening is usually performed faster. In any case, you must carefully follow the recommendations of your dentist about the time of wearing mouthguards. If there are some side effects, such as increasing the sensitivity of the teeth Tooth Sensitivity - sudden pain  Tooth Sensitivity - sudden pain
   or the appearance of irritation on the gums is necessary to inform your doctor.

The success of the procedure depends, among other things, reasons of tooth discoloration. Surface discoloration caused by frequent ingestion of drinks and food coloring, adjusted average for six weeks. But if the enamel has changed color due to smoking, then teeth whitening may take up to three months. On average, you can make your teeth white for a term of two to ten weeks. At this time it is not recommended to eat foods high in artificial colors, bright fruit and berries, red wine, tea, coffee, chocolate and fizzy drinks.

Typically, in the process of bleaching teeth periodically visit a dentist for evaluating the intermediate results. When the optimum result, and that suits the dentist and the patient is reached, whitening can finish. Kappa remain patient - if necessary they can be used to whiten teeth in the future. In rare cases, repeated bleaching may not be necessary, but usually two or three years, patients notice discoloration of teeth whitened before. In such a case, it may require a second course of tooth whitening.

To save the white smile as long as possible, you need to take care of your teeth. In addition to daily tooth brushing should be at home twice a year to carry out professional cleaning at the dentist to get rid of plaque in hard to reach places. It is highly desirable to quit smoking, food and drink as little coloring products. During home bleaching and in the first weeks after its completion it is better to give up coffee, tea, cocoa, chocolate, red wine, soft drinks and other products, have a bright color. In the future, such products should be consumed less frequently as possible, and after drinking it is desirable to thoroughly clean the teeth.