The human mouth, also known as oral cavity, is a complex body structure that consists of both hard and soft dental and periodontal tissues such as teeth and gums, jaws, tongue, salivary glands, muscles and more. Good knowledge of the morphology, anatomy, structure and physical characteristics of mouth and teeth is necessary in order to understand the development of several dental conditions, their causes and their treatments. Read more »

Toothbrushing Oral Hygiene includes a group of processes, such as brushing and flossing teeth, used for the removal of dental microbial plaque from our teeth and maintaining a healthy mouth environment, that prevents the development of dental health problems affecting teeth, gums or other tissues of the oral cavity. Good oral hygiene, proper diet and regular visits to a dentist are the key factors for good oral health. Read more »

Toothache Oral health plays an important role in our well being. Several dental diseases can cause oral health problems affecting the teeth, gums, or other tissues and parts of the mouth. They may range in severity from a simple mouth ulcer to a common tooth cavity, or up to a deadly mouth cancer. Dental diseases may cause pain and compromise our ability to chew, smile, or speak properly. Read more »

Your dentist will recommend you the best treatment choice to restore or replace a tooth that has been damaged or lost, or to improve the appearance, health and function of your mouth, gums and teeth. Some treatments are performed by all general dentists, but for others you will have to visit a dental specialist e.g. a periodontist or an endodontist. The information in this section will help you understand the different dental treatments and procedures. Read more »

A dentist is the health care professional who specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and conditions of the oral cavity (including the teeth, gums and other soft and hard tissues of the mouth). The main goal of modern dentistry is to help us maintain our natural teeth for as long as possible or, in case of tooth loss, to substitute missing teeth with an artificial replacement (dental implant, bridge or dentures) to restore mouth functionality. Read more »

Cosmetic dentistry is the field of dentistry that focuses on improving a person's aesthetic appearance by enhancing the look of the mouth, teeth and gums. Cosmetic dentistry covers a broad range of dental services and procedures that can help to restore a beautiful and healthy smile, often referred to as a "smile makeover". These may include tooth whitening, repairing, straightening teeth or/and adjusting the shape of teeth and gums. Read more »
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