A visit to the dentist is a great stress for most of us. It can also raise some doubts, both of a general nature and about specific treatments. In order to resolve any doubts and fears we have prepared a helpful guide in which you will find answers to the most frequently asked questions
Is teeth whitening safe?
The truth is that teeth whitening is safe and effective. Teeth can be bleached in many ways, but only medical whitening, which is part of esthetic dentistry, can be considered effective and safe, because it is performed under the supervision of a dentist or dental hygienist.
What is proper oral hygiene?
To have a healthy and beautiful smile, you must follow several rules of oral hygiene. First of all, it should be remembered that prevention is cheaper and much more enjoyable than treatment, also in the case of oral health problems. The basic rules of oral hygiene are recommended:
When is the best time for the first visit of a child at the dentist?
The first visit to the dentist should take place when our child is about 2 years old. However, it is a good idea to plan your first appointment before the actual need to do some dental surgery. The first visit is very important, because the dentist will check if all the teeth have developed correctly, whether the child has a good bite and whether there have been any beginnings of carious disease. The first visit of a child at the dentist will stay in his memory for a long time, so it is worth to make sure that the meeting with the dentist does not cause him any problems.
How often dental checks are recommended?
For adults, dental controls are recommended every six months. Parents, on the other hand, should bring their children to follow-up visits at least once every three months. During such visits, the doctor will check the state of teeth, gums and oral mucous membranes. He will also assess whether tartar and sediment are deposited and will remind you how to properly care for oral hygiene. Systematic control allows not only to save time and money, but also protects us against unpleasant treatments and pain. Control visits in our Center are free and most importantly – painless.
Can I eat and drink before visiting a dentist?
Yes, there are no contraindications. In addition, patients waiting for visits at the Estetique Center can count on cold and hot drinks and the opportunity to refresh the mouth in the toilet.