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Dental implants act as artificial tooth roots and are placed in the jawbone. A no guarantees sufficient anchorage for the prosthesis, implants must be placed in sufficient bone volume. When the bone volume is too low, it can be increased surgically with a bone graft. The...

Diabetes may affect the gums vessels, the susceptibility to infection and salivary flow. Another parameter is important: how our body defends itself against infection, also called “susceptibility to infection.” Indeed, some general diseases diminish our potential for immune defence and increase our susceptibility to infection. The...

Dental occlusion: all contacts between the maxillary teeth (attached to the skull) and the teeth of the lower jaw (which is mobile). Have a good occlusion is a crucial element for your health. But in some cases these contacts are incorrect, for example if bad habits move...

Right out of the first teeth, the child can learn to brush their teeth. From 6 years, make sure that the child cleans well the first permanent molars. BEFORE THE APPEARANCE OF THE TEETH Parents can spend occasionally wet bandages on the gums of infants to familiarize...

Various types of prostheses may be carried out on implants in the same manner as the root of the teeth. FIXED PROSTHESIS IMPLANT Crowns and bridges can be made on implants. One or more prints are made and the crown or bridge is then made by a...

To keep a healthy mouth, we must adopt a balanced diet. Above all, avoid snacking between meals and sugary sodas. THE DAMAGE SNACKING Digestion begins in the mouth with chewing. At the same time, the acidity of the oral cavity increases to facilitate the breakdown of food....

After installation of a dental implant, the postoperative (discomfort, bruising, possible pain) are tightly controlled and supported appropriately to each. WHAT ARE THE POSTOPERATIVE? After the introduction of implants, various reactions may occur: Pain: it depends primarily on the size of the intervention, that is to say...

The gum is mucosal tissue pink surrounding the teeth. When undergoing an attack (infection, presence of calculus, …) gingivitis develops. WHAT IS GINGIVITIS? It is an inflammation of the gums, which swells, becomes dark red and bleeding at the slightest touch: brushing teeth, biting into an apple,...

A dental implant is similar to an artificial root. It occurs most often in the form of a titanium screw in the bone of the jaw. It replaces or the roots of a missing tooth and serves as a support to make a crown, bridge,...

Various cosmetic defects of the oral cavity are treated with a tissue graft (sampling and movement under anesthesia for a piece of gum). GINGIVAL GRAFT AND RECOVERY FROM A RECESSION OF THE GUMS Some recessions of the gingiva are treated by covering the denudation of the tooth...