Prevention

Preventive care plays a pivotal role in avoiding dental issues, underscoring the principle that preventing diseases is simpler than treating them. This approach not only saves time but also significantly reduces the effort required for complex treatments.

Educating the public on the significance of preventive dental practices is key to diminishing dental ailments. This strategy is particularly effective in preventing early caries, periodontal diseases, and premature tooth loss. In pediatric dentistry, a prime objective is increasing the count of children and teenagers maintaining their natural teeth, which is fundamental to lifelong oral health. However, it's common for patients to consult a dentist only after a problem arises, despite the possibility of prevention.

Regular dental check-ups and adherence to professional advice are essential for sustaining dental health over the years. At Factor Smile Clinic, we offer online consultations, providing an accessible way to receive initial guidance. To utilize this service, simply fill out the request form on our website.

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List of preventive procedures

Adult patients can undergo the following procedures in our clinic:

  • invasive fissure sealing;
  • deep teeth fluoridation;
  • covering of tooth enamel with fluoride-containing preparations;
  • modern restorative technique of dental dental remotherapy;
  • tooth enamel remineralization;
  • professional hygiene.

For the prevention of dental diseases in children's age, it is recommended to carry out professional teeth cleaning at least once every 3-4 months. The procedure will help to get rid of plaque on the teeth and the appearance of stones in hard-to-reach places. Preventive procedures also include:

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  • fissure sealing in children – covering the bends of the tooth with a sealant;
  • carrying out remineralizing therapy with the help of special drugs;
  • silvering of baby teeth that allows to save them from destruction;
  • fluoridation of milk teeth.

You can find out the fissure sealing price and the cost of other procedures on our website.

Stages of prevention in dentistry

Prevention is usually carried out in 3 stages:

  1. Primary prevention involves informing the population about issues related to oral hygiene. The dentist gives recommendations for using of certain nutrition systems. Following them will help improve the dental health. Regular visits to the dentist for examination of the oral cavity.
  2. Secondary prevention. At this stage, the patient goes to the dentist with a certain problem. However, the disease is in the initial stages of development. Therapeutic methods of treatment will help to prevent it.
  3. The third stage of prevention is associated with the treatment of a certain disease. The procedures are aimed at preventing the appearance of problems in adjacent teeth. Modern methods of treatment exclude the emergence of complications and affect rehabilitation.

Approach of dental problems prevention

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Dental prevention strategies can be categorized into three primary types:

  1. Dietary recommendations that emphasize the intake of fluoride-rich foods;
  2. Group initiatives, such as educational sessions within communities or organizations, focusing on the importance of personal hygiene, balanced nutrition, and the habit of regular dental check-ups;
  3. Personalized advice to address specific dental concerns and guidance on preventive measures.

The procedure for tooth remineralization is a crucial step towards preserving oral health. It targets the repair of minor defects in the tooth enamel's surface layer by replenishing it with essential minerals. For adults experiencing tooth sensitivity or areas of demineralization, fissure sealants are recommended as a preventive measure.

The cost of tooth remineralization varies based on the treatment plan tailored to each patient's oral health needs, typically encompassing 10-20 appointments. At Factor Smile Clinic, we offer tooth fluoridation services at competitive prices.

Adhering to daily oral hygiene practices is the cornerstone of dental prevention. Our team is committed to providing expert care and advice to ensure the longevity of your dental health.

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