Periodontitis versus parodontosis

There are still dental professionals who use the old and wrong name for a periodontal disease – parodontosis. The correct name is periodontitis. – In former times bacteria couldn´t be proven because of wrong techniques-this was called parodontosis. In the last 25 years it is known that inflammation of the periodontum is caused by bacteria, […]

Gums as a reflection of our overall health!?

Gums as a reflection of our overall health? YES AND NO! Over and over again we read scientific and non scientific journals about vitamin deficiency and the consequences from it. As a result many people choose to take homeopathic medicine –a mistake most of the time! – 99% of gum diseases are attributed to plaque […]

Most common reasons for periodontitis

  – – – – – – – Most common reasons for periodontitis The most common reasons of pariodontitis are: Plaque accumulation due to poor oral hygiene, overhang restorations, ill fitting crowns Malocclusion Stress      Smoking Systemic disease such as diabetes, adverse pregnancy outcomes Fortunately all these factors are easily controlled by; Optimizing tooth brushing, by […]

Oral Rinses – are they useful in the menagement if Periodontitis?

 Is an oral rinse beneficial for patients with periodontitis? YES! An oral rinse is a useful purchase, unfortunately some doctors think it is not useful-with the argument that bacteria leaks into the periodontal pockets. That is incorrect for two main reasons; The bacteria moves only due to extensions Bacteria are harmless on their own. They are destructive only in mature plaque, causing a cavity or a […]

Periodontitis and saliva test-is it useful?

Periodontitis-saliva test? Yes and no! Our last discussion was about lasers, today we want to inform you about the saliva test. It is a common practice for some dental professionals to require that the patients with periodontal disease to undergo expensive saliva test prior to their therapy.    Congratulations! Now the patient knows that there […]

Are we all sick and is it possible to have healthy teeth?

Posted by Dental News Team On July - 27 - 2010ADD COMMENTS
We are not sick itself, but our lives depart from our evolutionary roots and thus healthy teeth! In our current systems you are not able to have either healthy teeth or a healthy body! The mammal human is a caring creature, not only designed for work and effort. Our social-political networks always work in the same way-a few people are on easy street at the cost of plenty-charity, warmth and sustainability come last. – – – Few at the cost of plenty? •    The church tells us:...

Costs of veneers

Posted by Dental News Team On July - 6 - 2010ADD COMMENTS
The costs of „Ceramic caps“ vary! A veneer is a thin layer of restorative material – composite or porcelain, placed over a tooth surface to improve the appearance of one or more teeth, or to cover damaged teeth. You can get veneers from 500€/piece to 1500€/piece. -AA  The costs have nothing to do with the ceramic caps, but with the effort done before- wax-up, individual shapes checked with the technician, glue procedure,…you´ll get more information about veneers and what to take...

Root canal treatment or an implant?

Posted by Dental News Team On June - 30 - 2010ADD COMMENTS
Which therapy is appropriate for me-root canal treatment or an implant? There are endless horror stories about “dead” teeth, meaning root canal treatment was performed. But: There are no such things as “dead” teeth. The tooth is a mineral and thus “lifeless”. The tooth has a connective tissue- pulp. If the pulp gets infected, e.g. caused by cavity, a root canal treatment should be performed. If a bad root canal treatment is performed- without a coffer dam, visual augment and sterile...

Dental Visitations!!!

Posted by Dental News Team On June - 29 - 2010ADD COMMENTS
You would like to start regular dental visitations – how to avoid tooth ache?  Get several opinions!     Today it is impossible to overview the whole spectrum of dentistry individually. Depending on their personal knowledge dentists mostly suggest only one therapy option consciously or unconsciously. You are in better hands with a group practice-but be careful. Is it a community of physicians, who only obey regulations from the boss!? Just ask for the specialized subjects! – The dental...

Jaw pain, jaw joint pain, face pain

Posted by Dental News Team On June - 28 - 2010ADD COMMENTS
Jaw pain-jaw joint pain, what is to be done? It happens unexpectedly while talking, yawning, or chewing-suddenly you recognise a stitch and the mouth opening area starts hurting and is often restricted. What is to be done? First of all: Keep calm, cause like every other joint, the jaw joint can be strained. It often happens during mountain hikes with ankles. If it happens in the jaw joint, affected people are more worried about! Moreover it doesn´t have to be the jaw joint, since muscle pain imitates...