Diagnosis, Preventing and Treatment of Dental Caries

Introduction to the Caries

Let`s speak about such important topic like diagnosis, preventing and treatment of dental caries. Usually dentists look at dental caries during each patient`s office visit. Person can suffer from pain or have not any complains. However, condition of patient, which is not worried about the pain, is not accurate, that there is no caries in his or her mouth.

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Diagnostics

Often to diagnose caries doctors are able to use dental explorer. With the help of this explorer, they can search and find pits and areas of damage on the teeth. The problem that can be encountered by this method often may not catch caries when it is just forming.

Dental caries: signs and symptoms
Dental caries: signs and symptoms

Occasionally if dentist will make a too much force punctio on the teeth he can damage the enamel. This event will allow the bacteria that causing cavity-caries ti spread into the healthy teeth.

In our days better to see more advanced caries on X-ray. In X-ray you can find caries. In addition, you can see the relation between caries and pulp.

X-ray picture
X-ray picture

The main symptoms of dental caries are:

  • pain;
  • unfresh breathing;
  • teeth sensitive;
  • smollen gums;
  • bad test in mouth.

Preventing

One way of prevention the caries is to reduce the number of plaque and bacteria on the teeth. It is rather hard. But the rightest way to do this is not to forgot about brushing and flossing your teeth daily. Also you can lower the tooth damaging acid by eating less sweet and sugar food. Certainly, avoid snacks between your usual meals.

How dental caries can lead to pulp inflammation
How dental caries can lead to pulp inflammation

Other way is to reduce the risk assessment of cavities appearance by the using of fluoride. This can make your teeth strongly.

So to prevent the dental caries you should to evaluate the risk of cavities and then support your teeth with appropriate fluoride treatment. Dentist also can prescribe you fluoride varnish.

To protect the children`s primary teeth from decay by dentist`s sealant.

Don`t give caries any chance
Don`t give caries any chance

Treatment

Tooth decay is a process that cannot be stoped. Therefore, the early stage of caries can be stopped and even be reversed by flourishing and brushing teeth. These methods can help teeth to repair by themselves. It means to remineralize them. White spots are the last stage of the early caries. Tooth damaging get worse and there will be a break place on teeth surface. When the enamel is totally damaged only dentist can repair this tooth.

The official standard of the treatment of cavities is to fill the cavity in damaged tooth. Most often this is made by dental amalgam or composite resin.

Diagnosis, preventing and treatment of dental caries
Diagnosis, preventing and treatment of dental caries

Summary

It will be really perfect to visit the dentist twice a year. This doing may prevent you from toothache. Moreover, your wallet from treating damaged teeth.

Brush your teeth every day!
Brush your teeth every day!

 

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