Frequently asked questions about dental esthetic treatments:
Yes, if periodontal disease is detected in time it can be treated with optimum results. Sometimes, lost bone and damaged gums can even be completely restored, as there is a wide variety of specialised treatments available which, if handled by an expert periodontist, have a very good prognosis.
After treatment, it is very important to keep the follow-up medical appointments indicated by the periodontist. We must also differentiate between periodontal maintenance and cleaning the mouth, as the former is a personalised medical action to prevent the reappearance of the periodontal disease the patient was treated for. Oral hygiene is what the patient must practise every day in order to keep their mouth healthy.
Periodontal disease is mainly caused by the bacteria that live in the mouth and build up between the teeth and the gums. If the bacteria multiply they may damage the tissue. There are also other risk factors such as smoking, alcohol consumption and other diseases.
Yes, when placing a dental prosthesis the specialist makes the new teeth by perfectly imitating the natural teeth.
The specialist will evaluate each case individually and will recommend the best option for that particular patient.
Yes, the patient with a dental prosthesis must follow more rigorous oral hygiene habits, use special brushes and also, when specified by the odontologist, special mouthwash products.
The correct application of the prosthesis should give results that are comfortable and look totally like natural teeth.
The correct application of the teeth whitening treatment does not damage the teeth. It eliminates the agents that stain the teeth, keeping the enamel in perfect condition.
It can last up to two years, provided that the patient maintains the good oral hygiene habits indicated by the specialist.
After treatment, the patient may notice slight tooth sensitivity, but this will disappear within a few hours.
At least a year. It is not advisable to apply whitening agents more than once a year.