Frequently Asked Questions
From the point of view wearing braces is the only treatment for overlapped teeth, only with braces treatment the patient can have a healthy mouth and teeth, chewing and speech disorders are corrected, and various gum disease is prevented. Brief description: orthodontic treatment does not impair speech; on the contrary, it makes speech much smoother.
- Offer a pleasant smile.
- Provide fluent and intelligible speech.
- Reinforce their chewing functions.
- Prevent jaw and joint disorders.
- Prevention of gum disease.
- Reduce susceptibility to dental caries.
In some cases, tooth extraction is required in orthodontic treatment procedures. If we list the reasons for extractions; We can enumerate them as the repair of the narrowness of the jaw, the enlargement of the space in the dental area, and the disorders of the alignment of the teeth.
Be sure that the placement of dental implants does not involve more risks than any other dental surgery procedure.
It is a simple operation under local anesthesia which is generally carried out in a clinic and takes place smoothly and painlessly.
In our center, where we place implants of a brand distributed and followed worldwide, the placement of implants is done under strict aseptic conditions with two assistants, in operation bloc class a, in order to never contaminate the implant site by any germ.
When placed in the bone, an implant can last a lifetime. Some implants placed decades ago are still intact.
However, the prosthesis or crown screwed onto the implant, just as when placed on a real tooth, is more prone to damage over time and may need to be replaced at regular intervals.
The lifespan of a crown on implants is estimated to be between 15 and 20 years, that of a prosthesis between 5 and 10 years.
Once the implant has been placed, it generally takes 2 to 3 months, this period of osteo-integration when the implant integrates with the bone.
This period may be extended in the case of a bone graft.
In some cases, your dentist will place a temporary prosthesis in order to fill the gap while waiting for your final prosthesis.
It’s more a matter of bone density than age. Following the extraction of one or more teeth or at the time of menopause, bone volume tends to decrease. The implantologist surgeon requests a panoramic X-ray and a scanner to check the condition of the bone. If there is not enough and if the bone destruction is not too advanced, he can propose you a bone graft. There are also synthetic biomaterials that maybe used to avoid bone grafting. Also, as another solution, implants of reduced diameter or length make it can be possible in certain cases also to avoid bone grafting.
The prices are indeed more attractive compared to those practiced in European countries. Or it costs about quadruple of the price for the implant.
Dental care in Turkey, especially in Istanbul, offering superior quality care according to essential parameters such as the experience of the medical and paramedical teams, using the latest technologies and the level of comfort of the clinic.
Laminate is a type of dental veneers that appear as ultra-thin shells and are usually partially translucent. The dimensions of laminate, as opposed to porcelain veneers, and due to their relatively tenuous construction do not include the deposition of the enamel layer as a necessary part of the procedure. Therefore, for those who do not wish to scrape off a layer of enamel to fix the aesthetic appearance of their teeth, laminate may be a feasible option.
Therefore, composite resins are made from the same material as dental fillings and although their application is relatively simple, modifying them to match certain shape and shade characteristics can be a challenge. In nature, composite veneers look more like plastic.
Many dental treatments require taking dental impressions. Today, rather than placing a paste in the patient’s mouth, it is possible to take impressions digitally.
The digital dental impression offers several advantages over traditional impressions, including:
Improved patient comfort: Your entire experience will be much more pleasant.
Accuracy: Digital fingerprints are immutable unlike traditional fingerprints.
Safety: The risk of swallowing or aspirating the paste used during traditional impression taking is eliminated. In addition, there is no radiation emission.
Almost everybody. However, treatment may be more effective in some people. After consultation we can determine if you are a “good candidate” for this procedure.
In addition to the risks that have just been mentioned, it is in all cases recommended to avoid teeth whitening for:
- A person under the age of 16 (there is dental hypersensitivity up to this age).
- A pregnant or breastfeeding woman.
- Having tooth sensitivity.
Suffers from problems:
- Gums (gingivitis
Different factors are involved in the coloring of your teeth, however, and by respecting good dental hygiene, the results obtained can last 4 to 5 years.
The duration of your teeth whitening after one or more whitening session(s) depends on several factors:
Tobacco: this is the main factor reducing the duration of your teeth whitening.
Food: avoid tea, coffee, soda, beets, red wine, red fruits after bleaching to increase the duration.
Some patients may experience sensitivity during treatment or a few days after. This sensitivity will disappear in a very short time.
The main thing when brushing your teeth is above all to have the right technique. If you brush your teeth for just 30 seconds, even the most expensive toothpaste won’t help.
If you do not have any dental problems (hypersensitivity, bleeding gums, etc.), you can use any type of toothpaste (except abrasive ones). If you are concerned about a particular problem, you should consult your dentist and work with him to choose a suitable toothpaste to solve this problem. By choosing your own toothpaste, you run the risk of wasting your money for nothing.
Artificial or natural, your teeth need just as much care. For proper maintenance of your dentures, rinse your mouth regularly to eliminate bacteria and prevent the development of dental plaque. Also, be sure to clean your prosthesis after every meal. Avoid cleaning it with products other than toothpaste.
Bruxism is the term used to describe teeth grinding or clenching that takes place outside the periods of chewing and swallowing during which it is normal for teeth to touch each other. Most people suffer from bruxism at night, finding it less easily controlled.
Bruxism causes erosion of the teeth, which contributes to premature wear. Teeth grinding can also cause the breakage of certain restorations such as crowns or dentures. It can also cause pain in the jaw and temporomandibular joint.
Pregnancy symptoms, such as fatigue, nausea and vomiting can increase the risk of developing cavities. It is for this reason that it is recommended to go to the dentist for a follow-up of oral hygiene.
In addition, it is important to notify your dentist of your pregnancy, so that your dentist eliminates taking x-rays, because the fetus is sensitive to radiation.
- Gums bleed when brushing and flossing.
- Bad breath.
- The gums are sensitive.
- The gums are red and swollen.
- Teeth move.
- Loss of teeth.
- The changing positioning of the teeth
The digital Smile is a complementary tool for the analysis of the patient’s smile and an optimal demonstration for the laboratory. It therefore aids with the reconstruction of a smile and for understanding the patient’s desire.
The implementation of new digital systems in cosmetic dentistry has made it much easier to obtain satisfactory results both aesthetic and functional. The combination of new technologies offers excellent results and high patient satisfaction.
General anesthesia is used only for very long dental procedures such as implants and not for all patients but for some extremely stressed patients who do not want to “see or hear anything”.
The lifespan of Hollywood Smile certified dental veneers is estimated at around fifteen to twenty years. Subject to good maintenance and meticulous oral hygiene. They will be very stain and fade resistant.
Emax dental lens are a type of dental lens that are widely used today by many dental practices, developed by IVOLAR, VIVADENT, world leader in dental ceramics. The Emax dental lens is a very thin shell made to measure in lithium glass-ceramic, slightly translucent, which is glued to the patient’s teeth.
With good dental hygiene Their lifespan varies between 10 and 15 years. lens make it possible to correct the shape (wear, broken or too short tooth, etc.), the colour, or hide an overlap or a space between the teeth. Their function being above all aesthetic, they are reserved for the incisors and canines, even the premolars.
The suction can continue until the age of 5 without this posing any problem: the teeth will return to their normal place. The best thing is to get him used to getting rid of this habit from the age of two. Indeed, prolonged over time, sucking, whether with the thumb or the pacifier, can deform the teeth by pushing the teeth forward.
It is recommended a first visit to the dental surgeon during the second year of the child, then a child should consult a pedodontist until the establishment of his permanent teeth, until the age of 18, to ensure that his teeth are developing properly and their supporting structure.
Dental curettage consists of cleaning the area between the gum and the teeth. The dentist passes a curette along the tooth under the gum in order to eliminate dental plaque (bacteria and tartar), also He treats the inflammations of the tissues which surround the tooth. On the other hand dental scaling aims to eliminate tartar from dental surfaces so it is a shallower procedure than dental curettage
We are so flexible in payment method so you can do the payment even cash, by bank card or by bank transfer, with difference currency (Dollar, Euro, Turkish pound, or Sterling pounds.
Yes, dental implant can really be done completely with the crown upper the implant in one day, but there are many specific criteria that must align perfectly.
We can do consulting remotely by sending your X-ray and/or photos of your teeth, then we will prepare your treatment plan, or we can join online meetings with our doctors to get more details about your treatment
Interface brushes are a product used by everyone; however, it is very important for people who have braces treatment to use it especially. Interface brushes that provide cleaning of areas that the toothbrush cannot reach; It provides hygiene by reaching between brackets and braces. Since they are harder than orthodontic brushes, they should be brushed lightly without pressing too much. You can do this after normal tooth brushing.
- Providing a nice smile
- Provide a fluent and intelligible speech
- Strengthening one’s chewing functions
- Preventing jaw and joint disorders
- Prevention of gum disease
- Reducing susceptibility to dental caries
“Will braces affect my speech?” When we look at the question from another point of view, we also answer why braces should be worn. Treatment of crooked teeth; It can only be achieved with braces treatment. In order for the person to have a healthy mouth and tooth structure, the braces treatment can correct the chewing and speech disorders and prevent various gum diseases. In short; orthodontic treatment does not impair speech; on the contrary, it makes the speech much more fluent. Your worries about this will disappear after you have your wires installed.
Before orthodontic treatment, it is a question mark for people whether the braces to be placed will affect speech. The source of this question mark, especially for adults; work and social life. Many people who think that the braces they will wear may cause problems in their speech and who are worried about this, give up orthodontic treatment. If we answer this question; We can say that wire therapy does not directly affect speech. Only; Since the 1 week period after the wires are inserted will be the adaptation process, very minor disturbances may occur during speech. After 1 week, these minor defects will disappear completely.
In adults, tooth extraction is done to make the teeth look straight. For example, if you have an impacted tooth; Like wisdom teeth and if it causes congestion in the jaw, some non-carious teeth can be extracted. When patients hear that their non-carious teeth will be extracted, they may not want to have it extracted. However, even if the teeth are straightened, there will be deterioration again because there is not enough space for the teeth to have a smooth aesthetic appearance. Extraction of your teeth will return you positive for the permanence of the appearance of your teeth. But it should be reminded that not every patient requires a shot.
The empties left after the teeth extracted before orthodontic treatment do not remain after orthodontic treatment. After tooth extraction, the gaps are closed with the help of braces. With the mobility made in the jawbone, the teeth settle into the space. The gaps on the other sides of the teeth are closed with bone formations. There is no problem in the aesthetic appearance of the patient.
The ratio of crowding in the patient’s teeth, the size of the teeth, the patient’s jaw and bone structure, and X-rays should be examined by applying imaging techniques. In some cases, modeling is not sufficient to measure the narrowness of space. Do not forget to be examined by a specialist orthodontist.
In some cases, tooth extraction is required in orthodontic treatment procedures. If we list the reasons for the shootings; We can list them as repairing the narrowness in the jaw, expanding the space in the tooth area, disorders in the alignment of the teeth and bringing the structure to the normal level.
In orthodontic dental treatments, tooth extraction can be performed if necessary. However, in order to diagnose and process this, you should definitely see a specialist dentist. If you are sure of your doctor, you and your teeth will not suffer any damage at the end of this procedure. It will be useful for the continuation of your orthodontic treatment. Some orthodontic treatments need to save space. For this, tooth reduction would be a good method. The purpose of this method is that it is not desired to damage the neighboring teeth. Treatment should be done immediately after tooth extraction. There will be no gaps in the places of the extracted teeth. The first aim is to perform the treatment procedures without extraction. But if needed, shooting is provided. Your dentist will give the best response in your treatment.