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1. How to prepare before dental treatment with relaxation and breathing exercises, such as: This breathing technique is fast and effective. It helps to reduce tension, emotion, stress and soothes the vegetative neuro system. To start, inhale by inflating the belly. Then slowly exhale through the...

Since the work of Prof. Bränemark’s team in Göteborg (Sweden) on osseointegration, implantology has made considerable progress and has become a highly specialized technology. Thanks to new surgical techniques, more patients can now benefit from implants. Implantology statistics have improved considerably, with the rate of failure...

The natural color of the teeth As all people are different, the color of each individual’s teeth is just as much. There are four families of natural color shades of teeth, as illustrated at right: Auburn (reddish-brown) (A); Yellow-reddish (B); Gray (C); Reddish-gray (D). This palette includes the...

Advances in computing enable the dentist to simulate the placement of dental implants using sophisticated software. Principle of simulation of the positioning of the implants In order to calculate the bone volume available to place the implants, the practitioner performs a scanner or a cone beam, which...

The removal of plaque helps prevent caries and periodontal problems. Simple rules ensure good oral hygiene. Ideally three brushings per day are recommended. In practice, two meticulous daily brushings allow to obtain a satisfactory hygiene, if the gum is in good health. In case of...

As with natural teeth, rigorous hygiene and regular follow-up are necessary for the healthy maintenance of dental implants. Implant complications Infectious complications: implants, like teeth, can be removed. Implantation of the implants (also called peri-implantitis) is an infectious phenomenon caused by insufficient cleaning around the implants. ...

The range of toothpastes available in pharmacy and supermarket is very extensive. Here are some tips to get you there. What are the active ingredients of toothpastes? Toothpastes may contain various active ingredients (antiseptics, anti-inflammatory, fluoride, calcium, etc.) which give them different properties. Currently, fluoride is the most...

Oral health is closely linked to the proper functioning of the teeth and gums, but it is also directly related to our overall health and well-being. A few tips: Start dental care early and brush baby teeth with a fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first teeth...

What are the facets? The facets are thin strips, made of an aesthetic material (composite or ceramic) that are placed on the outside face of the tooth. They make it possible to replace restorations on the unsightly anterior teeth or to embellish the smile in a...

Why begin orthodontic treatment? The orthodontic treatment aims at correcting the wrong position of the teeth, the jaws between them or the teeth with respect to the jaws, to find an optimal dentition on two levels: Aesthetic plan: by aligning teeth, jaws, and lips, orthodontic treatment...