1. My teeth feel fine. Do I still need to see a dentist?
Your teeth may look or feel perfect. But only a dentist can answer how healthy they are. There are many oral diseases without any outward noticeable signs and symptoms. Statistics reveal that between 60-90% of school children and 100% of adults globally are suffering from a condition called Gingivitis. If left untreated, this condition can advance into periodontitis a more severe gum disease.
2. What happens during my first visit?
On your first visit to Ivory Dental, our dentist will take a complete health history and perform a thorough examination of your teeth, gums, and mouth, looking for any signs of disease or other related problems. They provide a precise diagnosis of your dental problem and suggest an appropriate treatment method to address the same.
3. What are the frequently encountered dental problems?
The frequently encountered dental problems that can damage your teeth include and not limited to cavities, gum disease, bad breath, dry mouth, teeth crowding, wisdom tooth, root infection, and tooth loss. Dental problems are often preventable in people with a regular examination and proper oral hygiene. Ivory Dental offers a wide range of advanced treatment techniques for all your dental problems.
4. Is root canal treatment painful?
During a root canal procedure, people often experience minimal pain and discomfort. There are chances that you might experience sensitivity after the treatment, which is considered to be normal. Ivory dental makes use of advanced techniques that allow us to effectively anaesthetize your teeth to ensure you have a pain free experience.
5. How long does it take to align the teeth with braces?
Duration for teeth straightening treatment can vary from patient to patient, depending on the severity of crowding, spacing and bite issues, and the treatment option you choose. Ivory dental provides different choices for aligning your teeth, such as traditional metal braces, clear teeth aligners, Damon braces, lingual braces, retainers and many more.
6. What is the difference between Invisalign and metal braces?
Traditional braces consist of metal brackets being glued to your teeth and tied together by wires and tiny rubber bands. The wire is tightened at regular intervals, and teeth will gradually move into the right position.
In the case of clear or Invisalign dental braces, it is designed to be invisible. These retainers are worn for at least 22 hours each day. They can be removed when you eat or to clean them. They can often be a better option for adults who have decided to undertake teeth straightening at a later age.
7. Is teeth whitening suitable for everyone?
Teeth whitening procedure is usually not recommended and considered as the best option for everyone. The procedure is mostly not recommended in cases like pregnancy, teeth sensitivity, allergies, gum diseases, cavities, and also for patients who suffer from gout.
8. What should I do if I have missing teeth?
If you have missing teeth, a dental implant or tooth replacement is the best solution. A dental implant can improve your appearance, ability to chew food, self-confidence, and prevents further bone loss. Ivory dental provides the best teeth replacement methods such as removable partial dentures, dental implants, dental bridges, and full mouth teeth replacement that help replace your missing teeth
9. Is it safe to visit a dentist during pregnancy?
Yes, you can visit a dentist for your dental problems when you are pregnant. It is highly recommended to get a complete dental examination during pregnancy to avoid oral infections and gum problems. Do make sure the dentist is aware of your pregnancy and also mention any changes that you might have noticed in your oral health during the period.
10. When should I schedule my child’s first dental appointment?
Experts of Ivory dental suggests that you should start taking your child to a dentist when they start teething, which is usually about one year old. The process has two advantages - First, they will get familiar with the dentists and checkups, Second – It provides them with better oral care. The orthodontist of Ivory dental can suggest different methods to take care of your children’s oral hygiene as they grow.
11. How can I take care of my teeth between dental visits?
Brush your teeth two times a day and floss between your teeth once a day. Also Cutting back on sugary foods and drinks, quitting or avoiding tobacco use and reduced alcohol intake help in keeping your teeth and gums healthy between check-ups.
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