There are many similarities between oral surgeons and dentists, but they are different fields in the world of dentistry. They both attended many years of dental school and perform a lot of the same oral procedures. The tasks that oral surgeon
, and oral surgeons study and focus on in dental school differ as well as how much schooling they will need to complete.
If you are involved in an accident that causes extensive damage to your mouth, you will most likely need to see both your general dentist as well as an oral surgeon. They will work together to repair the missing and damaged teeth to get your teeth back to the condition they were before the accident. You will most likely also need to see a physician for medicine services to handle the pain that usually comes with oral damage. Both the oral surgeon and your dentist have expertise in different areas and will need to work consecutively to complete their dental services. The process to repairing extensive oral damage is often a long one, so be sure you chose an oral surgeon referred by your dentist, one that you trust.
Removing disease and impacted teeth using local or general anesthesia, at Dental Quito Clinic in most cases only local anesthesia is used.
Placing dental implants working together with cosmetic or restorative dentists, who are responsible for designing your new and healthy smile. At Dental Quito teeth clip
! we take care of every aspect, starting with careful planning of the best treatment for your particular case, reconstruction of bone in areas requiring it for implant placement when necessary, placement of implants to modification of gum tissue around the implants to produce a more natural, attractive and functional appearance
When tooth is lost the individual faces many choices. The first choice is should I replace the missing tooth? The second is what is the best way to replace it? In making these decisions there are many factors to consider and research data to be evaluated.
Dental implants the final method of tooth replacement is the dental implant, which is a replacement for the root of a tooth. The implant is placed where the root of the missing tooth used to be. The replacement root is then used to attach a replacement tooth.
Should I Replace a Missing Tooth?
There are a number of studies reporting on survival of teeth next to missing tooth spaces. These studies look at the survival of the teeth next to the missing tooth space in cases where the missing tooth is replaced and the missing tooth is not replaced. Studies show that there is a significant loss of adjacent teeth if the missing tooth is not replaced. Tooth replacements with fixed bridges attached to teeth improves the survival of the teeth compared to no replacement.
When removable partial dentures are used to replace missing teeth, the failure of the adjacent teeth is much higher than if there was no replacement, or if the replacement was with a tooth supported bridge. Patients who do not replace missing teeth may experience shifting of teeth, spaces opening between teeth (resulting in food impaction), collapse of the bite, alterations in their chewing ability, TMJ pain, and trauma to the remaining teeth. People sometimes don't replace teeth that are "in the back" of the mouth because no one sees them