Fillings are the main material used to treat tooth decay. Fillings are to create tooth colored restorations and looks more natural. Nowadays, ultraviolet light is commonly used to harden fillings which are stronger and more durable for chewing. It also poses a more natural look and takes better polishing and settles well. These new restoration technologies areaesthetically pleasing and very strong thanks to new bonding technologies.
A rapid development of plastic fillings and bonding materials (clue for fillings and teeth) helps to last fillings up to 10 years.
Zimo Dental Clinic uses the IVOCLAR VIVADENT /www.ivoclarvivadent.com/ filling brand and the CLEARFIL /www.kuraraydental.com/ brand for its bonding material.
The last of permanent teeth to appear are molars which begin to erupt between ages 16 and 20.
These are called third molars and located at the back section of mouth. For some people third molars erupt normally, for others during their eruption period it can be painful and unpleasant experience.
Why third molars should be extracted?
Scientists believe that humans have fewer teeth nowadays. Because of development and technological changes in human life are changing eating habits and humans consume softer food with less chewing. This result disappearance of third molars which are called “delayed molars” that don’t erupt and stayed in gum.
Sometimes, when third molars erupt it can be painful, or it may also accompanied to periodontal diseases which are infections of the gums and teeth decay. When you brush your teeth, a tooth brush does not reach to the back of mouth, it is also considered that this related to these dental diseases. Therefore, dentists advise patients to extract their third molars.
A dental implant is an artificial titanium tooth that is surgically embedded into your jaw bone so they are permanent, durable, and have a very strong foundation. This is a long term solution that is designed to provide a foundation for replacement teeth that look, feel and function like natural teeth.
Dental surgeons will examine x-ray and 3D images to determine condition of the gum and bone structure. Then they will consult with patients for possible implant solutions and advise on the treatment. Other permanent teeth solutions are advised for some patients because of their condition of the gum and bone structure.
A root end surgery (Apicoectomy)
When conventional root canal treatment is not possible, an apicoectomy is necessary. The x-ray imaging diagnosis will determine how bad root canal is infected. If infection load is much, then an extraction of the tooth will be required.
An endodontic surgical procedure, is where there will be a cut on gum whereby a tooth’s root tip is removed and a root end cavity is prepared and filled with a biocompatible material. There might be mild pain and discomfort after the surgery, the patient will take other treatments and antibiotics until the patient makes a full recovery.