Dental FAQ

Dental FAQ 2017-06-17T14:15:38+03:00

Here you will find frequently asked dental questions. We tried to cover most cases to solve your any questions on modern dental treatments

If the questions will find not cover your case, do not hesitate to contact us from the contact page and we will get back to you as soon as we can

What is all ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:32:21+03:00

Ceramic crowns are a type of dental crown, sometimes referred to as “tooth cap” or “ceramic cap” consists entirely of ceramic material (porcelain)

When we use all ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:32:02+03:00

Usually the needs all ceramic crowns:

• to restore the tooth to its original shape
• for excellent cosmetic appearance of a tooth
• to strengthen a weakened tooth
• to cover and support a tooth when there is not enough tooth
• to hold a dental bridge
• over a dental implant prosthetic restoration
• to cover a tooth after root canal treatment
• to support mobile denture or bridge

How are all ceramic crowns can improve my smile? 2017-05-03T16:31:35+03:00

The all ceramic crowns has the possibility to:

• repair small defects and missingteeth
• achieve excellent aesthetic results
• cover the teeth stained
• achieve change in the color of teeth that have permanent stains
• close the gaps between the teeth

What’s the lifetime of all ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:31:14+03:00

The all ceramic crown last several years, but their life is dependent on many factors related to lifestyle, maintaining good oral hygiene, etc.

What are the advantages of all ceramic crowns? 2017-05-03T16:30:49+03:00

The advantages of placement of all ceramic crowns mainly are:

• no anaesthesia required
• have excellent aesthetic results
• is transparent so creates the natural tooth effect
• have little or no absorption stains

What are the disadvantages of all ceramic crowns? 2017-05-03T16:30:30+03:00

The disadvantages of placement of all ceramic crowns mainly are:

• the possible change of speech, for a short time
• it is contraindicated in patients with bruxism
• the high costs of them

The placement of all ceramic crowns is painful? 2017-05-03T16:30:11+03:00

The placement of all ceramic crown is painless

hat i should take care after the placement of all ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:29:53+03:00

After the placement of all ceramic crown you have to take care:

• To minimize the consumption of coffee, tea, tobacco, red wine and other substances that can cause stains and spots on the ceramic crowns, especially the first 2 days after their placement
• To avoid chewing food the first 2 hours after placement for proper cementation
• frequently brush your teeth at least two times a day
• use dental floss
• Make use mouthwash that contains chlorhexidine and certainly
• To avoid biting your nails, chewing ice, biting a pencil, or other hard objects

Can i do teeth whitening after placement of all ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:29:34+03:00

It would be preferable to do bleaching, before you proceed to the placement of ceramic crowns because bleaching not whiten the ceramic crowns, only natural teeth

How many visits required for the placement of all ceramic crowns? 2017-05-03T16:29:19+03:00

Usually, for fitting all-ceramic crowns required three visits to the dentist. Sometimes, for complicated cases, more needed

Why i should prefer the placement of all ceramic crown instead of a classical dental crown? 2017-05-03T16:29:00+03:00

There are two main reasons. The all ceramic crowns:
• has excellent cosmetic results
• has minimal absorption of stains

What i should expect during dental bonding treatment? 2017-05-03T16:39:39+03:00

The dentist uses composite resin so as to form the shape of a crooked teeth, gaps in between teeth, teeth with stains and damaged teeth. After integration of resin teeth, the dentist will shape and then harden the texture by the use of ultraviolet light or high intensity laser. Finally the surface is smoothed. The process takes about 30 minutes per tooth

In which cases is recommended the placement of dental composite veneers? 2017-05-03T16:39:19+03:00

Placing dental composite resin is recommended for:
• repairing broken teeth
• repair damaged teeth
• repair disfigured teeth
• fill gaps between teeth
• filling cracks in the teeth
• improve the appearance of teeth with spots
• crown lengthing
• change tooth shape, particularly in low pressure areas biting, e.g. front teeth
• change position of a teeth
• to protect a portion of the tooth root exposed when gums have receded
• Patients who do not want to undergo orthodontic treatment

What are the advantages of bonding? 2017-05-03T16:38:56+03:00

The dental bonding mainly advantages are:
• cheapest means aesthetic restorative dental work, in relation to porcelain veneers or bridges, where in these required the construction in dental laboratory
• the fact that no tooth enamel is removed, unlike porcelain veneers
• the fact that no anaesthesia is required
• the fact that this is a painless procedure
• how excellent aesthetic results achieved

What are the disadvantages of bonding? 2017-05-03T16:38:37+03:00

The dental bonding mainly disadvantages are:
• it is probable that absorbs stains, especially in smokers
• have shorter lifetime compared with the crowns and bridges
• There is always the possibility of breakage
• contraindicated in patients with bruxism

What should i take care with dental bonding? 2017-05-03T16:38:14+03:00

It will be needed :
• To minimize the consumption of coffee, tea, tobacco, red wine and other substances that can cause staining spots on the resin side, especially the first 2 days after their placement
• To avoid chewing food the first 2 hours after placement for proper welding purposes
• frequently brush your teeth at least two times a day
• use dental floss
• Make use mouthwash that contains chlorhexidine and certainly
• To avoid biting your nails, chewing ice, biting a pencil, or other hard objects

Can i do bleaching after dental bonding? 2017-05-03T16:37:49+03:00

It would be better to do bleaching before the fitting of dental veneers, because teeth whitening does not whiten veneers, just only natural teeth

The placement of dental composite veneers is painful? 2017-05-03T16:37:29+03:00

The placement of dental composite veneers is painless

How many visits required for dental bonding? 2017-05-03T16:37:06+03:00

Typically, for positioning the resin sided requires a visit to the dentist. Sometimes, for complicated cases, two visits required

Can i remove dental composite veneers easy? 2017-05-03T16:36:43+03:00

Of course you can. It is easy to change or remove of dental composite veneer by the dentist

Why i should prefer the placement of dental composite dental veneers instead od dental porcelain veneers? 2017-05-03T16:36:22+03:00

Dental bonding :
• is more economical way to restore beauty of your smile
• not require grinding tooth substance

Is there any possibility to change color? 2017-05-03T16:36:00+03:00

Η απάντηση είναι θετική. Ιδιαίτερα σε καπνιστές, άτομα με υπερβολική κατανάλωση τροφών και ποτών με χρωστικές ουσίες είναι σχεδόν σίγουρο πως οι όψεις ρητίνης θα σκουραίνουν με την πάροδο του χρόνου

Is it possible to break? 2017-05-03T16:35:30+03:00

Of course it is. An important factor is whether patients grind or clench their teeth if they bite hard objects, if foods consumed two hours after their placement etc.

I want to make dental lifting, can be done with dental composite veneers? 2017-05-03T16:35:03+03:00

Dental Lifting is to change color and shape of teeth. So crooked teeth you have, can be transformed into a bright smile with the bonding method (veneers with resin)

I have a broken tooth and i want to ask you if it can be fixed with dental composite resin? 2017-05-03T16:34:44+03:00

Of course it is, as long as the tooth breaking can not be extended, because then you will need to put a dental crown

How much do it cost dental composite veneers (dental bonding)? 2017-05-03T16:34:22+03:00

You can find the detailed cost of resin facets, following the link: http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Bonding.pdf

From what material is made dental composite veneers (dental bonding)? 2017-05-03T16:39:58+03:00

The resin composite images made from resin which matches the natural tooth color. They are thin of resin, placed in front of the teeth. In this way we can achieve a complete facelift teeth, but not injure or make tooth preparation

What is a dental bridge? 2017-05-03T16:17:55+03:00

Bridge is a fixed prosthetic restoration that replaces one or more missing teeth and is based on at least two supported adjacent natural teeth

When we use a dental bridge? 2017-05-03T16:17:35+03:00

Usually we use a dental bridge:

• For aesthetic appearance
• For reinforce weaker tooth
• For covering the gaps between teeth, when there is a missing tooth
• For supporting adjacent teeth

What is the lifetime of a dental bridge? 2017-05-03T16:17:11+03:00

Dental bridges lasts several years, typically 10 to 15 but their lifetime depends on many factors related to lifestyle, maintaining good oral hygiene etc.

What are the advantages of dental bridge? 2017-05-03T16:16:47+03:00

The advantages of placement of a dental bridge mainly are :

• No anesthesia required
• Is a fixed prosthetic restoration, so is not removed during the night
• It is comfortable and is not moving when you chew
• Supports adjacent teeth
• Has or no absorption of pigments

What are the disadvantages of a dental bridge? 2017-05-03T16:16:23+03:00

The most coomon disadvantages of a dental bridge are :
• Requires excellent oral hygiene
• Relatively, high cost

Is there any other alternative dental therapy so not to use dental bridge? 2017-05-03T16:15:49+03:00

There is an alternative dental therapy, is an implant placement solution for closing the space. It would be advisable to consult your dentist

The placement of a dental bridge is painfull? 2017-05-03T16:15:19+03:00

The procedure of a dental bridge is painless

What I should look after the placement of a dental bridge? 2017-05-03T16:14:53+03:00

After the placement of a dental bridge, you will need :

• To avoid chewing food the first 2 hours after placing the order correct cementttation purposes
• frequently brush your teeth at least two times a day
• use dental floss
• use interdental brush
• Make use mouthwash that contains chlorhexidine and certainly
• To avoid biting your nails, chewing ice, biting a pencil, or other hard objects

Can I do bleaching after the dental bridge placement? 2017-05-03T16:14:17+03:00

It would the best, bleaching has to be done before the placemement of a dental bridge because the bleaching does not whiten the bridge, only natural teeth

How many visits required for a placement of a dental bridge? 2017-05-03T15:53:15+03:00

Usually, the placement of a dental bridge requires three visits to the dentist. Sometimes, for complicated cases, are more needed

What is a metal- ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:24:35+03:00

Dental metallic crown is a kind of dental crown, sometimes referred to as “tooth cap”

Why teeth needs metal- ceramic crowns? 2017-05-03T16:24:17+03:00

Usually teeth needs dental metal- ceramic crown :

• To restore the tooth in his initial shape
• For the aesthetic appearance of the tooth
• For strengthen a weaker tooth
• For covering and supporting a tooth, when there is not enough tooth enamel
• For holding a dental bridge
• For restoration over implant
• For protecting the tooth, after endodontic therapy
• For protecting a removable denture or dental bridge

How metal- ceramic crown can improve my smile? 2017-05-03T16:23:56+03:00

Dental crowns has the possibility to:

• repair small defects and missing teeth
• protect the teeth that have been discolorated
• achieve changes to the color that have permanent stains
• close the gaps between teeth

What’s the lifetime for metal- ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:23:28+03:00

Dental metal- ceramic crowns lasts several years, usually 10-15, but depends from multiple factors related to lifestyle, maintenance good oral hygiene

What are the advantages of placement of a metal- ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:23:08+03:00

The advantages of placement of a dental metal- ceramic crown mainly are:

• No anesthesia required
• Has excellent aesthetic results
• Are clear so they create the view of a natural tooth
• has little or no absorption of stains

What are the disadvantages of placement of a metal- ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:22:42+03:00

The usual disadvantages of placement of a dental metal- ceramic crown are :

• Requires excellent oral hygiene
• Relatively, high cost

The placement of a metal- ceramic crown is painfull? 2017-05-03T16:22:20+03:00

The placement of a metal- ceramic crown is painless

What do i should look after the placement of a metal- ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:21:41+03:00

After their placement, you will need to :

• To minimize the consumption of coffee, tea, tobacco, red wine and other substances that can cause stain spots, especially the first 2 days after their placement
• To avoid chewing food the first 2 hours after placement for proper welding purposes
• frequently brush your teeth at least two times a day
• use dental floss
• Make use mouthwash that contains chlorhexidine and certainly
• To avoid biting your nails, chewing ice, biting a pencil, or other hard objects

Can I do teeth whitening after the placement of a dental ceramic- crown? 2017-05-03T16:21:12+03:00

It would be better if you proceed to teeth whitening before the placement of dental metal- ceramic crown, because bleaching does not whiten the crowns, only natural teeth

How many visits required for the placenent of a dental metal-ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:20:50+03:00

Typically, to install crowns metalloporselanis required three visits to the dentist. Sometimes, for complicated cases, more needed

Why should i prefer the placement of a dental metal- ceramic crown instead of all ceramic crown? 2017-05-03T16:20:19+03:00

There are ² main reasons :
 Dental metal- ceramic crown is more economical than all ceramic crown
 Dental metal- ceramic crown is more durable in time

What is a denture? 2017-05-03T17:07:22+03:00

Denture is a removable prosthetic restoration replacing one or more teeth, sometimes referred to as “jaw”. A complete denture replaces all natural teeth, upper or lower jaw. A partial denture fills in the spaces created by missing teeth and are adapted to your natural teeth with metal clasps or aesthetically, called precision hooks

When do i need a removable denture («masela»)? 2017-05-03T17:07:01+03:00
  • to replace the natural teeth and the support for cheeks and lips
  • patients who have little (partial) or all (total) teeth in the upper or lower jaw
What’s the lifetime for dentures? 2017-05-03T17:06:12+03:00

The dentures usually last 10 years, but their life is dependent on many factors related to lifestyle, maintaining good oral hygiene, if the teeth are of significant damage if the denture is loose etc.

What are the advantages of a denture? 2017-05-03T17:05:45+03:00

The advantages pf placement of a denture mainly are:

• no anesthesia required
• provides support for cheeks and lips and thus prevents premature aging and wrinkles that develop around the mouth
• is comfortable and does not move when chewing
• improves appearance
• has minimal absorption stains
• protects the health of other oral tissue

What are the disadvantages of a denture? 2017-05-03T17:05:27+03:00

The most common advantages pf placement of a denture mainly are:

• that require excellent oral hygiene
• the relatively high cost of
• that it is a mobile prosthesis, which is removed during the night
• that creates slightly difficulty speaking, immediately after installing the denture
• that there is a possibility of small irritations after initial placement, which in most cases briefly subside

Is there an alternative dental therapy so not use it? 2017-05-03T17:04:52+03:00

As an alternative there is the dental implants placement. Of course this solution is higher cost. It would be advisable to consult your dentist

The denture placement is painful? 2017-05-03T17:04:30+03:00

The denture placement is painless

What should i take care after the placement of a denture? 2017-05-03T17:04:09+03:00

After the placement of a denture, you will need to:

• daily brushing teeth, at least three times daily, with a soft toothbrush
• using the mouthwash containing no chlorhexidine and certainly
• To avoid biting your nails, chewing ice, biting a pencil, or other hard objects

Will i be able to eat, wearing a denture? 2017-05-03T17:03:50+03:00

You will definitely need a little practice. Start with soft foods cut into small pieces, chew slowly and the 2 sides simultaneously. When you are familiar, then you start eating normally. Avoid hard foods

How many visits required after the placement of a denture? 2017-05-03T17:03:30+03:00

Typically, for positioning the denture takes 5 visits to the dentist. Sometimes on complex cases, more needed

In which cases requires replacement of a denture? 2017-05-03T17:03:03+03:00

When there is fracture of a denture or if the denture does not fit well

Why should i prefer as a treatment plan the placement of a denture or else? 2017-05-03T17:02:39+03:00

The reasons are many:

• initially, most economical way to restore
• be appropriate in patients with moderate oral hygiene
• when there are sufficient teeth – supported teeth or simply not suitable
• when there is not sufficient bone for implants
• when the general health of the patient does not allow our implants
• is the fastest recovery solution
• are indicated in patients suffering from periodontal disease, bruxism, or heavy smokers

How much does it cost a denture(price for a denture) ; 2017-05-03T17:01:04+03:00

You can find the detailed cost of dentures following link: http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Complete.Dentures.pdf
At the same time, to find out the detailed cost of partial dentures, you need to follow the link : http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Parcial.Dentures.pdf

What is the lifetime for a white dental filling? 2017-05-03T17:57:27+03:00

The duration of a white dental filling depends on many factors such as: the original area of the lesion, good initial preparation, thereafter maintaining optimum oral health, diet, chewing, the teeth grinding etc.

I have a hole to my tooth, does it need filling? 2017-05-03T17:57:02+03:00

Definitely need examination by a dentist, you may need a x-ray. If you do not feel pain, without prejudice, most probably yes. I advise you to immediately visit the dentist for prompt and safe diagnosis

«White» dental fillings are high resistant like «black»? 2017-05-03T17:56:31+03:00

There are now new aesthetic materials with properties similar to the “black” fillings, which proved equally successful. The life expectancy of a ‘white’ dental filling depends on the degree of biting teeth between the teeth. The dentist after examination of the patient, is able to advice on the life expectancy of the “white” fillings

Does it worth to replace the «black» dental fillings with «white»? 2017-05-03T17:56:09+03:00

Usually not. Reasons but aesthetic, likely to lead you to such a decision. In some cases the dentist is likely to find and one that needs replacing your old fillings. In any case, it is advisable to discuss this with your dentist

Mercury in dental fillings is toxic? 2017-05-03T17:55:48+03:00

There is a dispute about the potential adverse health effects of “black” fillings, which is close to 50% of μερψθρυ and generally less than 40% silver in them. Although mercury is toxic, it is deemed not circulate in the body when used as an occluding material.
Recent research, however, seems to indicate that the “black” fillings release a very small amount of mercury vapor during chewing. Whether and how this small percentage of mercury is harmful to the body, is disputed. However, it never fully proved by fault accuracy of the concentration of mercury in amalgam fillings

What are dental implants? 2017-05-03T16:47:15+03:00

The planted teeth or else dental implants is a metal tooth root, special construction, which are surgically placed in the jaw bone in tooth position missing. On them a crown is placed, which replaces the crown of the missing tooth
Dental implants may offer patients who have lost their teeth “a second solution” to those who do not want the teeth preparation of neighboring teeth or the placement of a denture

In what patients is indicated – contraindicated implant placement? 2017-05-03T16:46:46+03:00

It depends on many factors such as the available bone, chewing, general health of the patient and finally the economic factor. No matter the age, but certainly plays a role meticulous oral hygiene of the patient.

Cases where the implants may be affected or have an increased risk of failure are heavy smokers, who make excessive use of alcohol, patients with untreated periodontitis, patients undergoing radiation therapy, patients with uncontrolled diabetes, patients who have taken intravenous bisphosphonates, patients with osteoporosis (specific cases), patients with poor bone quality, patients with inadequate bone height or width, economic and psychological factor and patients with untreated bruxism

What are the reasons that would push to prefer placing an implant instead of a bridge or crown? 2017-05-03T16:46:25+03:00

The implants reasons are strong enough against a bridge or crown. First of all there needs to be tooth preparated the adjacent teeth. While avoiding placing denture fact necessary, particularly at young ages, which must be cosmetic dentistry. Finally, the use of implants having a longer duration than any other prosthesis.

The reason for implant placement avoidance is economic, since the implant placement costs are more increased with respect to the bridge, a denture or crown. Furthermore, the duration of treatment is longer. As a solution to this case is used as a temporary restoration, until the final phase of treatment

What is the process and how painful is it? 2017-05-03T16:46:05+03:00

The implants are placed in the office, under local anesthesia, and that’s how is achieved the painless surgery, provided before the surgery to be allocated to the patient medication, which will continue for 7 days after placement

What is the success rate of dental implants? 2017-05-03T16:45:42+03:00

The placement of dental implants in the front part of the mandible can reach the success rate of 98% – 100%
According to the information we have today, the success of implants in the frontal area of the upper jaw is 90% – 95%, while the posterior area of the upper and lower jaw is 85% – 95%
The success rate in our practice, reaches 99% for implants placed today

What can go wrong with dental implants? 2017-05-03T16:45:20+03:00

There are certain facts that can go wrong with dental implants:
• Likely to fail to osteogenesis with the bone and extract them
• Probably break or fracture
• They may appear problems between implant placement and prosthetic restoration
• Maybe can be infected or presence of inflammatory condition of the soft tissue or in some cases the bone as a result of the placement of the dental implant
• Possible is finally to be damage to the nerve of the upper or lower jaw or nasal cavity
These complications are rare and usually represent 5% of all treatments with dental implants. The fact remains, that these complications can usually be corrected

What happens if I have dental implants and will be rejected? 2017-05-03T16:44:58+03:00

Occasionally, there are some cases that dental implants have been rejected. In most cases it is possible to replace it with another implant, usually slightly larger. The failure rate observed in 1% – 5% of cases, and may be slightly higher in smokers. The key ingredient for the successful placement of dental implants is the correct diagnosis and the correct treatment plan. It is worth for noting that the implant manufacturers give a warranty certificate, undertake rehabilitation in cases of failure due to material failure

Are there age limits for dental implants? 2017-05-03T16:43:06+03:00

Essentially there is no age limit for dental implants. At any age, the patient has the possibility of placing a dental implant, provided there is available bone and to the appropriate general and oral health indications

What do I need to consider before deciding the placement of a dental implant? 2017-05-03T16:42:47+03:00

Two key elements that need to be considered carefully:

• The manufacturer of the dental implant, which is necessary to provide warranty certificate but also to ensure the subsequent long-term support
• The prosthetic restoration of dental implant, as this will ensure the functionality of the prosthetic restoration

Why is such an important factor in the reliability of the company manufacturing of the dental implant? 2017-05-03T16:42:28+03:00

The first dental implant was placed about 50 years ago (1965) in Gosta Larsson. Today this implant is still works!

With these data the manufacture company of dental implants needs:
• To ensure proper osseointegration of
• Facilitate the prosthetic restoration and
• Ensure the subsequent long-term support

Today more than 900 companies (based on elements of the EDA / 2011) manufactures dental implants, while very few of these companies have a research department
The leading and oldest manufacturers of implants, provide a certificate of guarantee to the patient and ensure the support subsequent dental implant not only in Greece but also in most foreign countries
Therefore it is necessary to trust a company reliable of dental implant and not simply a dental implant

Why is the study of prosthetic restoration is so necessary? 2017-05-03T16:42:08+03:00

A dental implant supports the final prosthetic restoration.
Today, all branded named implant manufacturers have realized that it is necessary to start the treatment plan from the prosthetic restoration and then select dental implants to support
The reason is obvious
As a building foundation is important, but calculated based on the load of the building that will support, so the implants are the foundations have to be estimated based on the subsequent prosthetic restoration
The study of prosthetic rehabilitation of his / her special Prosthodontist dentist in collaboration with Implantologist, as well as the presence of / during the surgical placement of dental implants certainly ensure their proper placement, but especially the subsequent functional prosthetic and that it is the challenge

How much does it cost dental primplants (implants for price)? 2017-05-03T16:41:33+03:00

You can find the detailed cost of implants following link:  http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Implants.pdf

Can the healing time to be determined in advance? 2017-05-03T16:41:09+03:00

The healing time after a thorough dental examination and a series of X-rays, may be ascertained 90%

What are dental implants? 2017-05-03T16:47:15+03:00

The planted teeth or else dental implants is a metal tooth root, special construction, which are surgically placed in the jaw bone in tooth position missing. On them a crown is placed, which replaces the crown of the missing tooth
Dental implants may offer patients who have lost their teeth “a second solution” to those who do not want the teeth preparation of neighboring teeth or the placement of a denture

In what patients is indicated – contraindicated implant placement? 2017-05-03T16:46:46+03:00

It depends on many factors such as the available bone, chewing, general health of the patient and finally the economic factor. No matter the age, but certainly plays a role meticulous oral hygiene of the patient.

Cases where the implants may be affected or have an increased risk of failure are heavy smokers, who make excessive use of alcohol, patients with untreated periodontitis, patients undergoing radiation therapy, patients with uncontrolled diabetes, patients who have taken intravenous bisphosphonates, patients with osteoporosis (specific cases), patients with poor bone quality, patients with inadequate bone height or width, economic and psychological factor and patients with untreated bruxism

What are the reasons that would push to prefer placing an implant instead of a bridge or crown? 2017-05-03T16:46:25+03:00

The implants reasons are strong enough against a bridge or crown. First of all there needs to be tooth preparated the adjacent teeth. While avoiding placing denture fact necessary, particularly at young ages, which must be cosmetic dentistry. Finally, the use of implants having a longer duration than any other prosthesis.

The reason for implant placement avoidance is economic, since the implant placement costs are more increased with respect to the bridge, a denture or crown. Furthermore, the duration of treatment is longer. As a solution to this case is used as a temporary restoration, until the final phase of treatment

What is the process and how painful is it? 2017-05-03T16:46:05+03:00

The implants are placed in the office, under local anesthesia, and that’s how is achieved the painless surgery, provided before the surgery to be allocated to the patient medication, which will continue for 7 days after placement

What is the success rate of dental implants? 2017-05-03T16:45:42+03:00

The placement of dental implants in the front part of the mandible can reach the success rate of 98% – 100%
According to the information we have today, the success of implants in the frontal area of the upper jaw is 90% – 95%, while the posterior area of the upper and lower jaw is 85% – 95%
The success rate in our practice, reaches 99% for implants placed today

What can go wrong with dental implants? 2017-05-03T16:45:20+03:00

There are certain facts that can go wrong with dental implants:
• Likely to fail to osteogenesis with the bone and extract them
• Probably break or fracture
• They may appear problems between implant placement and prosthetic restoration
• Maybe can be infected or presence of inflammatory condition of the soft tissue or in some cases the bone as a result of the placement of the dental implant
• Possible is finally to be damage to the nerve of the upper or lower jaw or nasal cavity
These complications are rare and usually represent 5% of all treatments with dental implants. The fact remains, that these complications can usually be corrected

What happens if I have dental implants and will be rejected? 2017-05-03T16:44:58+03:00

Occasionally, there are some cases that dental implants have been rejected. In most cases it is possible to replace it with another implant, usually slightly larger. The failure rate observed in 1% – 5% of cases, and may be slightly higher in smokers. The key ingredient for the successful placement of dental implants is the correct diagnosis and the correct treatment plan. It is worth for noting that the implant manufacturers give a warranty certificate, undertake rehabilitation in cases of failure due to material failure

Are there age limits for dental implants? 2017-05-03T16:43:06+03:00

Essentially there is no age limit for dental implants. At any age, the patient has the possibility of placing a dental implant, provided there is available bone and to the appropriate general and oral health indications

What do I need to consider before deciding the placement of a dental implant? 2017-05-03T16:42:47+03:00

Two key elements that need to be considered carefully:

• The manufacturer of the dental implant, which is necessary to provide warranty certificate but also to ensure the subsequent long-term support
• The prosthetic restoration of dental implant, as this will ensure the functionality of the prosthetic restoration

Why is such an important factor in the reliability of the company manufacturing of the dental implant? 2017-05-03T16:42:28+03:00

The first dental implant was placed about 50 years ago (1965) in Gosta Larsson. Today this implant is still works!

With these data the manufacture company of dental implants needs:
• To ensure proper osseointegration of
• Facilitate the prosthetic restoration and
• Ensure the subsequent long-term support

Today more than 900 companies (based on elements of the EDA / 2011) manufactures dental implants, while very few of these companies have a research department
The leading and oldest manufacturers of implants, provide a certificate of guarantee to the patient and ensure the support subsequent dental implant not only in Greece but also in most foreign countries
Therefore it is necessary to trust a company reliable of dental implant and not simply a dental implant

Why is the study of prosthetic restoration is so necessary? 2017-05-03T16:42:08+03:00

A dental implant supports the final prosthetic restoration.
Today, all branded named implant manufacturers have realized that it is necessary to start the treatment plan from the prosthetic restoration and then select dental implants to support
The reason is obvious
As a building foundation is important, but calculated based on the load of the building that will support, so the implants are the foundations have to be estimated based on the subsequent prosthetic restoration
The study of prosthetic rehabilitation of his / her special Prosthodontist dentist in collaboration with Implantologist, as well as the presence of / during the surgical placement of dental implants certainly ensure their proper placement, but especially the subsequent functional prosthetic and that it is the challenge

How much does it cost dental primplants (implants for price)? 2017-05-03T16:41:33+03:00

You can find the detailed cost of implants following link:  http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Implants.pdf

Can the healing time to be determined in advance? 2017-05-03T16:41:09+03:00

The healing time after a thorough dental examination and a series of X-rays, may be ascertained 90%

What are the advantages of treatment with dental laser? 2017-05-03T16:51:17+03:00

Treatment with dental laser, in some cases, has many advantages:

• Reduced need for anaesthesia (most often not required)
• Avoid sutures
• Reduced postoperative pain
• Reduced invasive periodontal therapy
• Excellent healing
• Reduced postoperative inflammation
• Accurate removal of pathological tissues
• Direct aesthetic results
• Mini recession tissues by modulating
• Perfect hemostasis and sterilization
• Sterilization of root canal (known as root canal treatment with laser)
• Teeth whitening with laser, without wear out the teeth in a single visit
• The therapy laser has bactericidal action
• Suitable for pregnant women and patients with pacemakers or hearing aids

Are dental laser painful? 2017-05-03T16:50:55+03:00

The dental laser, usually is painless, but it certainly depends on the sensitivity of each patient.
Usually no anaesthesia is needed and so the patient numb remains after completion of the dental operation

Dental laser can replace the use of dental drill? 2017-05-03T16:50:34+03:00

The laser removes old tooth fillings (eg fillings of resins), but do not remove amalgam fillings
The laser teeth can help to avoid anaesthesia, but certainly work accessory and the wheel

With dental laser we achieve fastest and better healing? 2017-05-03T16:50:14+03:00

The answer is positive
An experienced dentist with the use of laser achieves faster healing, painlessly, reducing inflammation and it results in the patient not suffering from feeling pain and to return directly to their daily activities

Can Periodontitis be treated with Laser? 2017-05-03T16:49:53+03:00

Periodontitis with laser is an adjunct of the gums and this can achieve:
• Excellent treatment of inaccessible areas
• Remove pathological tissues
• Stimulates rapid healing and regeneration of healthy tissue
• Perfect hemostasis and sterilization
• Evaporate the toxins produced by bacteria

What’s the usage of laser to vulnerable groups (children, pregnant)? 2017-05-03T16:49:29+03:00

The endodontic treatment (root canal) with laser is adjuvant therapy compared with classical endodontic treatment and a treatment does not negate the other
Denervation laser has several advantages:
• reduces the use of antibiotics to the patient
• reduces the therapeutic recovery time in the dental office
• ensures the patient a safe and quick result

Ποια είναι η χρήση των laser στις ευπαθείς ομάδες (παιδιά, εγκύους) ; 2017-05-03T16:48:54+03:00

Treatment with teeth laser for pregnant women, particularly in the treatment of gingivitis of pregnancy can be treated quickly, painlessly (without anaesthesia)
Do not forget also that of the most significant advantages of the laser is that it does not affect the cell DNA
Regarding teeth whitening with laser for pregnant, should be avoided during pregnancy and this not because of the laser, but because of the use of bleaching agent (bleaching gel)
Treatment with laser tooth in children, when feasible, it is impressive because no anesthesia is required and so the children do not become traumatic experiences with the dentist

What is a dental porcelain veneer? 2017-05-03T18:03:19+03:00

The dental porcelain veneer is essentially a thin ceramic shell (porcelain) located at the front of the tooth. The porcelain veneers are usually used for masking discolorations, brighten teeth and improve the smile

How dental veneers can improve my smile? 2017-05-03T18:02:56+03:00

• they repair small defects and shortcomings of teeth
• Cover the teeth stained
• Make changes to the color of teeth that have permanent stains
• Closing the gaps between the teeth

What’s the lifetime for dental veneers? 2017-05-03T18:02:38+03:00

In most cases, porcelain veneers last several years, typically 10 to 15 years

In which cases placing porcelain veneers is recommended? 2017-05-03T18:02:21+03:00

• To change the color and shape of teeth
• For teeth too small, too big or teeth with uneven surfaces
• Teeth stained by taking tetracyclines or injuries
• Patients who do not want to undergo orthodontic treatment

If you want an attractive and beautiful smile and want to look younger, porcelain veneers are the most suitable. Where is contraindicated due to weak teeth or bruxism, the dentist will recommend an alternative treatment

What are the advantages of dental veneers? 2017-05-03T18:02:01+03:00

The porcelain veneers placement advantages are mainly that:
• no anaesthesia required
• have excellent aesthetic results
• is transparent so creating the natural tooth effect
• have less or no absorption stains

What are the disadvantages of dental veneers? 2017-05-03T18:01:38+03:00

The porcelain veneers placement advantages are mainly that:

• the possible change of speech, for a short time
• it is contraindicated in patients with bruxism
• their high cost

The placement of dental veneers is painful? 2017-05-03T18:01:19+03:00

The placement of dental veneers is painless

What should i take care after placement of dental veneers? 2017-05-03T18:00:59+03:00

After the placement of them, you will need to:

• To minimize the consumption of coffee, tea, tobacco, red wine and other substances that can cause pigment spots on porcelain veneers, especially the first 2 days after fitting
• To avoid chewing food the first 2 hours after placement for proper welding purposes
• frequently brush your teeth at least two times a day
• use dental floss
• Make use mouthwash that contains chlorhexidine and certainly
• To avoid biting your nails, chewing ice, biting a pencil, or other hard objects

Can i do teeth whitening after the placement of dental veneers? 2017-05-03T18:00:39+03:00

It would be better to do bleaching before the fitting of dental veneers, because teeth whitening does not whiten veneers, just only natural teeth

How many visits required for the placement dental veneers? 2017-05-03T18:00:18+03:00

Normally, for fitting porcelain veneers required three visits to the dentist. Sometimes, for complicated cases, more needed

Why should i prefer to make dental veneers instead of bonding? 2017-05-03T17:59:55+03:00

Dental veneers :
• absorb less stains
• have excellent aesthetic results
• clearly have a longer life

How much do the dental veneers cost? 2017-05-03T17:59:19+03:00

You can find the detailed cost of porcelain veneers, following the link: http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Porcelain.Veneers.pdf

What’s the lifetime of a dental jewellery? 2017-05-03T16:53:07+03:00

The dental strass your natural tooth will remain until you decide to remove it. Based on our experience, definitely will stay for 6 months to 2 years

Dental strass makes the brushing difficult? 2017-05-03T16:52:48+03:00

No, does not bother. However it is recommended not to use electric toothbrush for the first 24 hours after placing the dental jewellery

What happens if the dental strass falls and swallow it? 2017-05-03T16:52:28+03:00

Dental rhinestones are tiny crystals of glass or gold do not have sharp corners will be rejected with the “natural way”, like any other non-essential element

Dental strass can be fitted to dental porcelain crowns? 2017-05-03T16:52:08+03:00

No, it is not possible to apply the teeth with porcelain only on natural teeth

Dental X-Rays are necessary? 2017-05-03T18:08:08+03:00

The dental x-ray is really necessary, because many injuries and illnesses can be detected only radiographically
Many times the patient does not have symptoms of the disease. This has as a consequence that it is impossible to determine the dentist only by clinical examination under the gums and bones, anything abnormal
With dental x-ray the dentist is able to detect early lesions in the oral cavity, thus avoiding severe pain, the immediate treatment obvious damage and in any case the best prognosis of treatment

How often can I make dental x-ray? 2017-05-03T18:07:48+03:00

The dental x-ray need be made when the dentist considers it necessary and when knowing the medical and dental history of the patient so that the patient is exposed to radiation unnecessarily

How often the children needs to make a dental x-ray? 2017-05-03T18:07:30+03:00

There is no set time where you need children to redo x-ray
This will be decided by the dentist, depending on the oral health of children (presence of caries, eruption time of permanent teeth )

Can I refuse to make a dental x-ray and proceed to dental treatment without them? 2017-05-03T18:07:12+03:00

The answer is negative
The dental treatment without the necessary dental radiographs is considered negligence. If the patient refuses to make an x-ray of teeth then the dentist must deny the patient the dental care

Why the patients need to wear a lead apron radiation protection? 2017-05-03T18:06:54+03:00

It is very important to predict the best way to reduce the amount of radiation exposure to the patient
Lead radiation protection apron with collar, prevents radiation to reach rsensitive to radiation organs like thyroid gland, hematopoietic and reproductive system

In case of pregnancy, can I make a dental x-ray? 2017-05-03T18:06:35+03:00

The total permissible radiation dose during pregnancy, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians is 5 rad or 0,05 mSv
Therefore you will need 50,000 x-rays to reach the 5 rad, as cumulative dose to the fetus
Digital radiography low dose of radiation and is not expected that there will be some damage to the fetus
In any case, the agreement between dentist is needed, gynecologist and patient for the final decision
always in accordance with the instructions of the gynecologist, the dental radiograph is contraindicated during the first trimester of pregnancy

How much radiation can I get from dental x-rays? 2017-05-03T18:06:16+03:00

Everyday, we are exposed to radiation from various sources, such as air travel, household appliances, mobile phones, wireless data transmission networks, radio and TV transmitters, etc.
The radiation doses of X-rays are as follows:
• X-rays after the flap (4 radiographs) = 0,038 mSV
• intraoral Full-mouth series (18 radiographs) = 0,150 mSV
• Chest X-ray = 0,080 mSV
• X-ray upper gastrointestinal tract = 2,400 mSV
• Panoramic radiography = 0,007 – 0,038 mSV
• Dental CT = 0,027 – 0,056 mSV

When it is necessary digital panoramic x-ray? 2017-05-03T18:05:54+03:00

Many diseases of the oral cavity (teeth, surrounding tissues and bone) are not visible to the dentist, after a mucosal examination
The digital panoramic radiography in combination with the clinical examination of the mouth helps the dentist to determine:
• in patients presenting for dental care small cavities between teeth or caries under existing restorations, tooth fractures, apical cysts, periodontal disease
• in patients who are about to be operated on one or both jaws any abnormality maxillofacial
• in patients who, for some reason that may result from the history or the clinical examination, have a medical condition in the bones of the jaws
• in patients where a tooth is enclosed
• in young patients presenting for consideration regarding orthodontic problem
• in patients from the history and clinical examination has shown the possibility of a foreign body in the bones of the jaws or the soft tissues of the mouth region
• in patients with evidence of dysfunction of TMJ
• in patients who are to be placed implants
• in patients who need to place partial or full dentures or fixed prosthetic work
• in patients who have been injured in the face and need to be tested for possible jaw fracture

What can affects the sharpness of the panoramic x-ray? 2017-05-03T18:05:34+03:00

Two factors that can affect the sharpness
Whether the patient is not parameinai stationary during irradiation
Or have become poor totpothetisi of, the x-ray machine

How safe is digital panoramic x-ray? 2017-05-03T18:05:13+03:00

Exposure to all radiation sources (including the sun, soil minerals, the electronic devices in your home, dental rays) may damage the body’s cells
Fortunately, the radiation dose of dental ray is extremely small
If you are concerned, talk to your dentist about the necessity of panoramic dental x-ray

How much does it cost digital panoramic x-ray?(price panoramic x-ray) 2017-05-03T18:04:48+03:00

You can find the detailed cost of digital panoramic radiography (digital panoramic radiography price) by following the link:http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Digital_X-Ray.pdf

What are the disadvantages of panoramic x-ray? 2017-05-03T18:04:09+03:00

• There is some distortion and magnification of the final image
• Patients with specific problems or young children, can not easily be placed correctly in the X-ray machine
• The cost of the radiographic apparatus is very high
• A specific authorization and creation of great space in the dental clinic, which is necessary to be properly made (protected with lead sheets specially for total radiation of space) so that the equipment presents problems in the surrounding area

My tooth is swelling, will be relieved with antibiotic? 2017-05-03T16:28:00+03:00

The answer is no. The antibiotics will help to reduce swelling, but it is temporary. In this case the endodontic treatment is necessary to remove the infected pulp. You would not be put off visiting the dentist because it is likely to miss the chance to save your tooth and it will be too late

Do I feel pain during or after root canal therapy? 2017-05-03T16:27:41+03:00

Our goal is to offer a painless root canal treatment. Often patients do not feel pain during the treatment. The painless endodontic therapy based on comprehensive local anesthesia. After treatment, the sensitivity of tooth is expected, usually is managed with medication

I need to visit again the dentist during or after completion of a root canal therapy? 2017-05-03T16:27:21+03:00

Treatment provided is part of a comprehensive treatment plan, which has been specified by the dentist. In endodontically treated teeth required placement final restoration (dental filling or crown) to prevent infection or fracture of the tooth. The dentist who treats you, will determine the permanent restoration of the tooth

Can I do endodontic therapy to all my teeth? 2017-05-03T16:26:59+03:00

Most teeth it is possible to cure. Occasionally a tooth may not have the ability to save, especially when the canals are not accessible, or when the root is very fragile, or when the tooth does not have sufficient support in the bone or when the tooth itself can not be restored. However Endodontics today, has made progress and is able to save teeth in most cases. At the same time when the endodontic therapy is not effective, endodontic surgery is able to save the tooth

Endodontic Retreatment is the best choice? 2017-05-03T16:26:41+03:00

Be sure to always try to save your natural tooth and that your dentist assures you how this is possible, then it is the best option. Nothing is better than your natural teeth. Technology progress are rapid and constant in recent years. If your tooth has unusual anatomy or if not cleaned properly or even if there is wide sealed during the first treatment, the endodontistis dentist can solve the problem with a second therapy

What success rate has the root canal therapy? 2017-05-03T16:26:16+03:00

Studies show that the success rate of endodontic treatment reaches 90% – 95% of cases. The small failure rate is mainly due to the fact that the canals many teeth are complex and may not be able to be cleaned and disinfected. In such cases, you will need to repeat- retreat endodontic treatment. Finally, when observed fracture of the root, affecting the canal or the entire tooth, the tooth will need to be extacted

My tooth hurts, suddenly, what can I do? 2017-05-03T16:25:59+03:00

If your tooth hurts, suddenly, you may want to contact your dentist to give you medication. If your tooth hurts strongly advisable to visit the dentist for clinical and radiographic examination as a possible opening of the tooth for immediate relief and endodontic treatment then

Why my gums are bleeding during brushing? 2017-05-03T17:54:42+03:00

The likely reason blood appearance when brushing is the presence of inflammation of the gums, while the appearance of symptoms such as redness of gums, their swelling, bleeding and halitosis. Cause is the wrong way of brushing teeth, poor application of prosthetic restorations, the general health of the patient. You would immediately visit the dentist

How is gingivitis treated? 2017-05-03T17:54:20+03:00

Achieved by cleaning your gums from the dentist and the continuity of the treatment at home by the patient is essential. Please note that smoking predisposes the occurrence of gingivitis. The regular removal of bacteria and dental plaque is essential for maintaining healthy gums

What risk factors are associated with gingivitis? 2017-05-03T17:53:57+03:00

The factors that make people more susceptible to gingivitis include:
• The accumulation of dental plaque
• The stress is making it harder for the body to fight infections
• Hormones. puberty, pregnancy, menopause, affecting all body tissues, including gum
• The nutrition. Our bodies need essential nutrients to prevent and fight various infections, including gingivitis
• Gender. Gingivitis occurs more often in men than in women
• Systemic diseases. Diseases due to which the immune system is compromised, such as diabetes, AIDS, anemia, accelerate the occurrence of gingivitis
• Smoking
• Substance abusement and alcohol
• Some medications

My gums are bleeding when I use dental floss. What can I do? 2017-05-03T17:53:29+03:00

The simple brushing of the teeth accomplishes cleaning up 60% of the tooth surface. For this reason, the use of dental floss and interdental brushes is essential in the prevention of gingivitis. The flossing before brushing aids in loosening plaque and bacteria and allows easier removal.
Therefore no need to stop the use of dental floss, but consult your dentist, who will show you the necessary treatment

What happens if I do not treat immediately gingivitis? 2017-05-03T17:53:02+03:00

If you do not remove the plaque, your gums will bleed easily and will show edema (swelling) This can cause pain and infection in your mouth. The evolution of the infection will result in the removal of gums from teeth and create gaps between the teeth and gums. These gaps are called in dental terminology periodontal pockets. These pockets tend to be more contaminated by bacteria. The disease is spread and can cause the loss of your teeth. Because it is impossible to clean by the patient at home, it is necessary directly visit and treatment by the dentist

What mouthwash to choose for frequent use? 2017-05-03T17:09:37+03:00

It would be advisable to consult a dentist because commercially available mouthwashes contain substances which can cause sensitivities, allergic reactions and side effects

When it is necessary to use the mouthwash? 2017-05-03T17:09:19+03:00

There are cases where a dentist may recommend the use mouthwash as part of daily oral hygiene, particularly in:
• Patients at high risk of periodontal disease and inflammation of the gums
• Patients under periodontal treatment or surgery oral surgery
• Patients suffering from dry mouth
• Patients unable to perform regular oral hygiene
• Patients under orthodontic treatment
• Patients with painful open sores inside the mouth
• Patients with problems of the immune system
Caution: Not recommended for use in children under 12 years. Use mouthwash can be harmful, particularly if solutions containing fluorine or alcohol

What are the most common side effects caused by mouthwashes? 2017-05-03T17:08:56+03:00

The most common side effects caused by oral solutions are:
• Staining of the teeth and dental restorations
• Taste disturbance
• Create tartar and caries
• Irritation or tingling of the mouth and tongue
• Erosions of the mucosa
• Swollen glands in the face side
• Sensitivity to teeth or tooth roots
• Display oral ulcer
• Breathing problems, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, hypotension, decreased urination, excessive sweating and thirst, etc. speech stuttering after excessive ingestion
The patient needs to immediately inform the dentist about any side effect persists as a result of using the mouthwash, so he can suggest alternative treatments that are based on the needs of the patient

What are the ingredients in mouthwash? 2017-05-03T17:08:33+03:00

Common active ingredients in oral solutions are:
• Antimicrobial agents that contribute to reduction of bacteria in the mouth (chlorhexidine phenolic compounds)
• Oxidising agents that help neutralize bad breath (sodium bicarbonate)
• oxygenates agents help destroy anaerobic bacteria (i.e. those microbes that live without oxygen) by adding oxygen to the region (hydrogen peroxide)
• Fluoride helps to strengthen teeth and prevent their deterioration
• Painless factors that provide relief to the pain
• Regulatory factors that may relieve pain from soft tissue and reduce acidity as dissolved in the lining of the mouth
• Agents against dental plaque that help reduce calculus accumulation mouth (zinc citrate)

What are the main benefits of orthodontics without braces (as Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner®); 2017-05-03T17:14:44+03:00

In summary we can say that:
• No one can see that you are wearing these invisible braces
• Is removable devices, that is, you can eat what you want during treatment, in opposite to classic braces, where you have to be more careful with hard and sticky foods
• They do not cause any irritation to the gums and the patient maintain excellent oral hygiene
• It is absolutely painless treatment
• You can smoke, but there is a risk of discoloration
• They do not cause any difficulty speaking (except the first two days for custom purposes)
• It is ideal for adults who want a perfect smile, but do not want to wear braces
• it is ideal devices for periodontal patients

What material are made splints (aligners); 2017-05-03T17:14:25+03:00

Aligners (as Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner®) are made of a single thermoplastic material
They look similar with bleaching guards, but splints (aligners) are made especially for the movement of your teeth

I have previously orthodontic treatment and my teeth crooked again. Can I orthodontics without braces with the method of aligners (such as Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner®); 2017-05-03T17:14:06+03:00

Of course it is possible splints (aligners) to correct the displacement of teeth done after removal of the braces, but also the patient’s failure to use a retainer.

How often do you need to wear splints (aligners); 2017-05-03T17:13:43+03:00

Orthodontic treatment without braces (as Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner®) is effective when the aligners are applied 18 to 20 hours per day. Basically you do not use them when you eat and when you brush your teeth

How can I clean splints (such as Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner®); 2017-05-03T17:13:21+03:00

You can clean the aligners with toothpaste or handsoap and rinse with cold water

How is to straighten teeth with braces (aligners); 2017-05-03T17:13:01+03:00

Using the latest developments in 3D computer technology, combined with the dentist’s instructions, created abroad a series of splints (aligners) that activate controlled force on your teeth causing them to move
Each splint is a little different from the previous one, moving your teeth gradually into the desired position

How long does the treatment to have straight teeth without braces? 2017-05-03T17:12:41+03:00

Orthodontic treatment without braces works only when you are wearing braces 18-20 hours a day
Treatment varies according to the patient’s case, but the average is of 5 – 18 months
During the treatment you will need to visit your dentist every 3-4 weeks

How do I know if is the right method for me? 2017-05-03T17:12:18+03:00

First you plan your visit
After clinical and radiographic examination (panoramic dental x-ray), and if the dentist finds that it is possible to orthodontic treatment for your condition, which along with your panoramic radiograph taken dental impressions, are sent abroad
Final answer, you will have when your case will be processed electronically

I want straight teeth without braces, what is the cost of orthodontic treatment without braces (Price for orthodontics without braces with braces as Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner®); 2017-05-03T17:11:55+03:00

The cost of orthodontic treatment without braces with braces Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner® starts from 1,500 €
The cost varies depending on the classification of maloclussion, something that will be seen after clinical examination
An average cost of two arc therapy (upper and lower jaw) is 3,800 €
You can find the detailed cost of treatment following link:
http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Aligners.pdf

When you finish the treatment with splints (aligners) and straight my teeth, you need to wear something such a retainer? 2017-05-03T17:11:24+03:00

All patients who have either orthodontic braces or aligners, it is necessary after the end of orthodontic treatment to wear during the night, removable retainer in order to maintain the new position of the teeth
If the patient finds it difficult to use it, then there is the alternative of permanent supports of wire or removable retained bar in the lingual surface of the teeth

What do I need to start therapy with aligners (such as Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner®); 2017-05-03T17:10:57+03:00

To start treatment with aligners (such as Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner®) initially required a clinical examination by a certified dentist / orthodontist, photographs of your mouth, panoramic radiography and complementary cephalometric radiograph

Smoking affects the treatment with aligners (such as Invisalign®, Orthocaps® or Clear Aligner®); 2017-05-03T17:10:31+03:00

Substantially not affect the course of treatment. There is likely a possibility to bediscoloured by nicotine. Because of the replacement every 2-3 weeks aligners and cleaned daily, no particular problem is identified

When a child needs to visit an orthodontist? 2017-05-03T17:26:06+03:00

The appropriate age is approximately eight years. Of course, without being absolute, there are rare cases where you need to visit the orthodontist earlier

Can an adult be submitted in adult orthodontic treatment? 2017-05-03T17:25:47+03:00

It’s not late. Besides the adult orthodontics is very common in recent years. The treatment, however, some more can last after the molding is in an early stage as to children. Certainly, there is a solution and even aesthetics, either with transparent aesthetic brackets, or with lingual orthodontics and mini implants, or with clear aligners

Which kind of orthodontic appliances can be used for orthodontic treatment in children? 2017-05-03T17:25:26+03:00

The decision about when and what orthodontic appliances is possible to be used for the proper development or correction of the jaw, taken as needed and has to do with the separate problem of each patient. A new patient may need to use:
• Head Device. In this case, pressure is applied to the teeth of the upper jaw, and helps the growth of the upper jaw and tooth eruption. This device can be removed from the patient and is usually necessary to apply 10 to 12 hours per day
• Fixed functional device. This device is usually fixed to the upper and lower molars and can not be removed from the patient. Essentially pushes the lower jaw forward, reducing the vertical position of the tooth since the patient grows and helps to follow the teeth. This device helps to correct protrusion of the maxillary teeth
• Removable functional appliance. This device secures the lower jaw forward and drives the tooth eruption in more desirable bite. At the same time helps the upper and lower jaw to grow in a ratio between them. Patient compliance in applying this device is essential for the successful improvement of the situation
• Expansion device palatal. When the maxilla is close to the teeth, and result in the upper teeth not match down during chewing, it is necessary to use this device. The palate extension device has the ability to stabilize the back teeth of the upper jaw and with this method to prevent the export of permanent teeth

Why orthodontic treatment lasts sometimes more? 2017-05-03T17:24:59+03:00

Estimates of the time of treatment, remain only estimates. Patients grow at different rates and respond differently to orthodontic treatment. The orthodontist has specific treatment goals in mind and will continue treatment until these objectives. The patient’s cooperation, however, is the best possible provision for timely and excellent results

Which habits indicates the need for orthodontic examination? 2017-05-03T17:24:38+03:00

Orthodontic examination the child needs when you find:
• Early or late loss of baby teeth (deciduous)
• Difficulty in chewing or biting
• «Sucking» the fingers of the child likely to create open bite
• Crowded teeth or wrong position
• Jaws that create sounds
• Bites the inner cheek
• Teeth that are disproportionate to the child’s face

Are there any aesthetic braces on teeth (clear braces)? 2017-05-03T17:24:16+03:00

There are the classic braces (metal) and ceramic braces (clear). Transparent braces are considered aesthetic braces. In some cases the crystal braces can be placed on the inner- lingual side of the teeth, so as not to be visible (so-called invisible- lingual braces)
There are cases that the metal braces placed in the inner surface of the tooth (the so-called language brackets)
For what eventually braces used, clear braces, invisible braces, Lingual braces, you need to consult your orthodontist
Today, there are aesthetic brackets, such as porcelain brackets (braces to tooth color) positioned on the external surface of the teeth, and the lingual braces (invisible braces) placed on the lingual side of the teeth. The orthodontist will advise you on the type of orthodontic treatment that will correct your problem, combined with the best aesthetic solution

What kind of food can eat the child, during orthodontic treatment? 2017-05-03T17:23:56+03:00

As long as your child is undergoing orthodontic treatment, choose foods that have a soft texture, such as soups, pasta, cheese and avoid the sandwich, chewing gum, pizza and generally hard food

When it is appropiate to treat with Invisalign( straight teeth without braces)? 2017-05-03T17:23:36+03:00

• Slightly crowded teeth
• Slightly teeth with gaps
Your teeth are moved more slowly, changing them every 1-4 weeks achieved easier cleaning of the gums is necessary during treatment 4 months – 18 months

Why do I have to straight my teeth (straighten teeth)? 2017-05-03T17:23:12+03:00

Straight teeth help effectively with chewing, biting and speaking, contribute to healthy teeth and gums.
An attractive smile contribute to self-esteem, assertiveness of the individual, regardless of age. Orthodontic problems which are not treated can lead to dental caries, gingival diseases, bone loss that holds the teeth in place, difficulty in chewing and digestion, chronic headaches, pains in the neck or face

I have pain to my jaw, do I have to go to the orthodontist? 2017-05-03T17:22:52+03:00

One of the common problems associated with pain in the muscles of the jaw is bruxism. The bruxism is a serious habit of the jaw muscles, which may cause overload of the teeth and jaw trauma
The orthodontist will help diagnose the problem. The orthodontist will build a night guard, which will protect the teeth, will help to relax the muscles of the jaw, considerably reducing the original pain

I am pregnant, can I start orthodontic therapy? 2017-05-03T17:22:29+03:00

Pregnancy brings physical changes that can affect the mouth. Mainly gums are more susceptible to infections. During pregnancy is not recommended the possible need for radiographic control. Discuss with your orthodontist, before you start any orthodontic treatment

How can I feel wearing braces, will I hurt? 2017-05-03T17:22:06+03:00

Most people feel some discomfort, wearing braces, especially in the early days of their placement (3-5 days). Patients usually manage this discomfort by administering analgesics. Eventually though, the orthodontic discomfort is very small compared to the effect that will be achieved

My teeth are inclined and rotated, which is the best treatment for me? 2017-05-03T17:21:43+03:00

When teeth are inclined or rotasted can achieve straightening teeth with orthodontic treatment (braces) or with prosthetic therapy (cases, porcelain veneers) or dental bonding.
Definitely need to understand that the ideal solution to a depth of time, is the orthodontic treatment
The reason is that the orthodontic treatment is achieved the restoration of natural teeth, without the need to preparation of enamel (headgear, aspects porcelain) or alternatively with dental bonding (which is not necessary usually to preparation of the enamel)

The patients wearing braces, must be great take care of their teeth? 2017-05-03T17:21:23+03:00

The answer is positive. Patients who wear braces should avoid hard, sticky, crunchy foods, should not chew gum, pens, pencils
Furthermore, good oral hygiene is required. A good reason to keep your teeth, gums and braces clean during orthodontic treatment is that clean and healthy teeth move faster. Your orthodontist will tell you your correct way of oral care
The patients involved in sports activities will need to wear protective guard

How long orthodontic treatment lasts? 2017-05-03T17:21:02+03:00

Although each case is different, in general, patients wearing braces 9 months to 2 years. Orthodontic treatment varies with the age of the patient, the severity of the problem, the response of the gums and jaw, patient co – orthodontist
After the completion of orthodontic treatment is recommended in most patients to wear a retainer guard overnight. Your orthodontist will tell you the length of time required
The retaining guard is required to stabilize the teeth in the correct position them until the bones and gums adapt to the changes of treatment

Do I have to extract the third molars before I begin orthodontic treatment? 2017-05-03T17:20:31+03:00

Recent studies have shown that the third molars do not necessarily cause movement of teeth. The orthodontist in cooperation with the dentist, will guide you on the export of third molars

What can I do to long less the orthodontic treatment? 2017-05-03T17:20:11+03:00

Following the instructions of orthodontist on oral hygiene, wearing the orthodontic appliance, your collaboration can help accelerate orthodontic treatment

My child plays musical instrument, will have problems with orthodontic treatment? 2017-05-03T17:19:51+03:00

Clearly. a special adaptation to braces will need. With practice and with a relatively short adjustment period, the braces will not affect the musical performance of the child

My child has allergy to nickelium, can be treated orthodontically? 2017-05-03T17:19:20+03:00

Of course. There are devices that do not contain nickel. update the orthodontist is necessary if the child has any kind of allergy

What can I do if something breaks ; 2017-05-03T17:19:00+03:00

If a part of the device is broken, immediately inform your orthodontist to schedule and repair

I have gaps between teeth . What orthodontic appliances can be used? 2017-05-03T17:18:31+03:00

When there is a spacie between teeth usually uses fixed braces (metal, ceramic, lingual)
In many cases it is possible to use transparent splints (aligners)
Your orthodontist will tell you the most appropriate method for your situation

Is there any orthodontic without braces? 2017-05-03T17:18:05+03:00

There is orthodontic without braces (e.g. Invisalign, Aligners), but depends on the malocclusion of each patient
If the patient has crooked teeth, protruding teeth, most likely tooth restoration treatment plan is the orthodontic treatment without braces on teeth
In any case, it is necessary clinical and radiographic examination in order to determine the most appropriate method of treatment

What includes aesthetic orthodontic? 2017-05-03T17:17:44+03:00

The aesthetic orthodontic includes orthodontic treatment, usually adult orthodontics with fixed type braces: transparent braces (porcelain or ceramic braces braces or lingual braces (internally braces or invisible braces) or now transparent clear Aligners(Aligners)

How much does it cost orthodontic with braces? 2017-05-03T17:17:21+03:00

The cost of orthodontic treatment with braces starts from 900 €
The cost varies depending of the type of malocclusion, something that will be seen after clinical examination, type of braces (metal, ceramics, lingual, gold, etc.) to be used, but also the mechanisms that may be needed (palatal expander, headgear mechanism, etc.)
The cost for ceramic (clear) braces starts from 1,200 €
An average cost of two arc therapy (upper and lower jaw) with ceramic (clear) braces are 2,800 €
You can find the detailed cost of treatment following link:http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Orthodontics.pdf

Can a dentist put braces on teeth or should be placed by an orthodontist? 2017-05-03T17:16:47+03:00

According to the law, the dental surgeon may refer the patient to orthodontic treatment
But surely it is preferable for the patient to consult an orthodontist to proceed with orthodontic treatment (either for orthodontics for children either for orthodontics for adults)

When the orthodontic treatnent is completed what do i have to watch? 2017-05-03T17:16:26+03:00

When the orthodontic treatment is completed, it is necessary for the patient to wear during sleep, forever, retainers
This way it will avoid moving tooth
If the patient is not typical or the retainer is offensive, then the orthodontist is able to proceed to a permanent immobilization with lingual fixed bonded retainer

What are the causes of the orthodontic problems? 2017-05-03T17:16:07+03:00

Orthodontic problems are likely to result:
• In environmental factors: Finger-feeding or lip, teeth biting, mouth breathing
• In hereditary factors: when the child inherits from their parents small jaws with large teeth or vice versa

Why is considered necessary fluorosis for the children? 2017-05-03T17:36:29+03:00

Fluoride helps prevent decay in primary teeth. Fluoridation is recommended from the age of 6-15 years, ie during the eruption of permanent teeth. Usually children come to the dentist pleasant, because the procedure is painless

My child is 5 years old and he/she does not want to brush his/her teeth, what can i do? 2017-05-03T17:36:06+03:00

You will need to buy some special toothbrushes for children in the market under the guidance of a dentist. It is also necessary to guide the child to brush his teeth with happy mood in order to become a daily habit

When i have to visit a pediatric dentist for the first check-up? 2017-05-03T17:35:43+03:00

To prevent dental problems later, your child will need to visit the dentist only occur the first tooth in the mouth. Overall necessary screening immediately after the first birthday

How important is the primary teeth for my child? 2017-05-03T17:35:19+03:00

Children’s teeth are important for many reasons. Help children speak clearly and chew naturally, but rather enhance the path to follow when the permanent teeth are ready to erupt

What i have to do when my child have a toothache? 2017-05-03T17:34:57+03:00

If your child has a toothache, you will need to rinse the affected area with warm salt water. If you notice swelling, place a cold compress on the face outside. It is advisable to contact your dentist as soon as possible

When should my child starts the use of toothpaste? 2017-05-03T17:34:26+03:00

The child will need to begin using toothpaste when they reach the age of 2-3 years. Until then, parents will need to clean the child’s teeth with a special toothbrush and water, even after breastfeeding. When you begin using toothpaste after the age of 2-3 years, parents need to supervise the child during brushing and be sure that it does not use more than a pea size toothpaste on the toothbrush. It is also necessary to spit and not to swallow the toothpaste after brushing

What can i do for protection of my childs teeth? 2017-05-03T17:33:57+03:00

It is possible to use a special soft protective guard that protects the teeth, lips, cheeks and related sporting events gums from injury. The dentist will tell you

What i have to do when my child falls and hits a permanent tooth? 2017-05-03T17:33:33+03:00

Initially, the most important thing you need to do is to remain calm. Then you need to find the tooth. When you find it, hold it by the crown, not the root and try to replace the position. If this ultimately not succeed, put the tooth in a glass of milk and immediately visit your dentist

How safe are the dental x-rays? 2017-05-03T17:33:06+03:00

The risk of dental X-rays is very small. Dentists are particularly careful to minimize the amount of radiation to which children are exposed. In many cases lead aprons used special and high film speed to ensure safety and minimize the rate of radiation

Why considered preventive the sealants? 2017-05-03T17:32:44+03:00

Preventive fillings- sealants: the gaps are filled in the chewing surfaces of teeth with a special fluorosis resin. By this method tightly excluded food particles which could remain on the teeth causing depressions. The treatment of prevention of blockages is quick and convenient and teeth can be effectively and to protect for many years

Periodontitis is treated immediately? 2017-05-03T17:43:05+03:00

Periodontal therapy has immediate effects of under the instructions given by your dentist about their oral hygiene, taking medications combined with interventional therapy dentist and the patient review every 6 months. Admittedly, PERIODONTITIS plays an important role the general health of the patient and the medication of chronic diseases eg diabetes, psychiatric diseases etc.

Is there any relation between smoking and periodontal disease? 2017-05-03T17:42:44+03:00

Studies have shown that smoking may be the most important risk factor in the development and progression of disease Periodontitis. Smokers are much more likely to develop periodontal pockets and greater loss of bone and tissue that support the teeth

What is a periodontal pocket? 2017-05-03T17:42:19+03:00

The bone and gum tissue should fit around your teeth like a collar around your neck. When you have periodontal disease, this support tissue and bone is destroyed, forming periodontal pockets around the teeth. Over time, these pockets are deeper, providing even more room in which the bacteria can survive. Periodontal pockets deep even collect more bacteria, resulting in further loss of tissue and bone. Finally the likely loss of the tooth

It is possible the periodontal disease to be caused by genetical causes? 2017-05-03T17:41:58+03:00

Recent research has shown that 30% of the population is genetically susceptible to periodontal disease. Despite regular oral hygiene habits, these people are six times more likely to develop periodontal disease

Periodontal disease can be transmitted to others? 2017-05-03T17:41:34+03:00

Periodontal disease has the ability to pass from parents to children, but also be transmitted between couples, in accordance with Article September 1997 Journal of the American Dental Association. Investigators argue that the bacteria that cause periodontal disease pass through saliva. Based on this research, the American Academy of Periodontology recognizes that treatment of the disease is likely to involve and treat the whole family

Bad Breath has direct relation with periodontitis? 2017-05-03T17:41:11+03:00

The answer is positive. The bad breath is a major cause of periodontitis. The bad breath, due to poor oral hygiene, smoking, in eating habits in teeth with caries, in general disorders (diabetes, gastrointestinal diseases, etc.), sinusitis, tonsillitis, etc.
The final solution to the problem of bad breath, can only give the dentist to identify and eliminate the cause of occurrence of bad breath

I have observed gum recession, my mouth smells when I brush my teeth, my gums are bleeding. Do I need periodontal therapy? 2017-05-03T17:40:26+03:00

Those mentioned above are symptoms of periodontal disease. The decline gingival (gum recession) bad breath, bleeding gums, swollen gums, itchy gums, indicate periodontitis. It is an immediate need to visit a Periodontist in order to treat periodontitis

When I need to have a periodontal evaluation? 2017-05-03T17:40:01+03:00

You will need periodontal evaluation if:
• You notice that your gums are red, swollen, bleed easily during brushing or during flossing use
• You notice that your gums have been removed from your teeth or have fallen
• observed bad breath, pus between teeth and gums, separation between the teeth, changing the way in which the teeth are closed when they bite, irritation to the mouth that persists for 2 weeks
• Consider the possibility of pregnancy
• Is there a family member suffering from periodontal disease
• Do you suffer from heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease or osteoporosis
• Do you feel that your smile is “sticky”
In general, however, the regular visit to your dentist examines possible cases of periodontal disease

Can I repeat the root debridement to avoid the therapy? 2017-05-03T17:39:36+03:00

The repetition of the root scaling the same teeth, did not yield better results than a circle thorough scaling and root scaling (Badersten et al, JCP 1984)

If there is tooth mobility, the tooth can be saved? 2017-05-03T17:39:13+03:00

Depending on the degree of tooth mobility. In any case it is necessary clinical examination and radiographic examination of the dentist for final evaluation

Periodontitis is associated with medication that we use? 2017-05-03T17:38:48+03:00

Periodontitis is directly related to medications we take and diseases we have, such as osteoporosis, diabetes, chronic lung diseases

Is there any relation between periodontitis and heart diseases? 2017-05-03T17:38:16+03:00

Researchers from the University of Buffalo, supporting a link between periodontitis and heart disease
Bacteria enter through the blood circulation, leading to heart
The inflammation caused by periodontitis increase plaque accumulation in the body resulting in swelling of the arteries
What is certain is that periodontitis worsens existing lesions of the heart
Researchers have found that patients with periodontal disease are twice as likely to suffer from coronary heart disease than those who do not suffer from periodontal disease

Can I use antibiotics so to avoid surgery? 2017-05-03T17:37:52+03:00

After stopping usage of antibiotics, pathogenic microbes soon return (Listgarten et al, JCP 1978)

How much does it cost periodontal therapy? 2017-05-03T17:37:32+03:00

You can find the detailed cost of periodontal treatment, following the link: http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Periodontitis.pdf

What is teeth whitening or bleaching? 2017-05-03T17:51:06+03:00

Bleaching is a cosmetic technique that improve the color of teeth. Bleaching is known as oxidation. Organic materials are degraded to remove the stains and create whiter and brighter teeth. It can be done in the office, in a meeting or at home with night guards over 1-2 weeks, or start with a visit to the clinic and completed at home with guards use for excellent aesthetic results

The result of bleaching how long does it lasts? 2017-05-03T17:50:45+03:00

Researchers, have shown that the effect of bleaching teeth usually lasts for several years, provided that the patients do not consume large amounts of coffee, cigars, tobacco, tea, red wine and soft drinks pigments. Where patients are heavy users of this it is necessary to maintain the effect of the bleaching

I may have any sensitivity during teeth whitening? 2017-05-03T17:50:27+03:00

Bleaching can cause a temporary increase in temperature, pressure and tooth touch sensitivity. The sensitivity lasts no longer than one to two days. In special cases these effects can persist up to a month. It is not common, but even if there were such a thing, there is a way to stop to exist, or fluorosis, or a special gel desensitization or toothpaste containing potassium nitrate special for sensitive teeth, either by administering an analgesic, formula Depon, immediately after bleaching

What are the rules that must be followed during therapy? 2017-05-03T17:50:07+03:00

The rules will have to be followed are:
1. continuous monitoring by the dentist for a course of treatment,
2. non-food consumption with coloring agents such as beets, red wine or whiskey, juices, tea, coffee, cola, carrots drinks, food blushed even soy or vinegar balsamic sauce, fruit (cherries, strawberries) chocolates, sweets preserves, and the use of tobacco or cigars, for at least a week after whitening, as well as
3. maintaining excellent oral hygiene by brushing (with a whitening toothpaste preferably) flossing, use mouthwash containing no chlorhexidine, after meals and before bedtime

How does teeth whitening works with LED lamp? 2017-05-03T17:49:46+03:00

The teeth whitening with LED lamp is usually done in a single visit to the dentist. Bleaching starts cleaning the patient’s teeth and continues with the application of specific bleaching gel to the teeth. After application of the whitening gel, the dentist uses the method of the LED lamp, which facilitates better penetration of the gel to the tooth enamel. With this method, the bleaching gel is cleaved and oxygen enters the enamel and dentin resulting stains disappear. The total treatment usually lasts one hour and results can be seen immediately after the completion of the treatment.

How effective is teeth whitening with LED lamp? 2017-05-03T17:49:25+03:00

The teeth whitening with LED lamp is very effective. Depending on the shade of the patient’s tooth, but their situation, bleaching can whitening the teeth up to 8 shades

What is the difference of the LED lamp process and the method with Laser? 2017-05-03T17:49:06+03:00

Bleaching agents (whitening gel) is in both methods the same. The difference of a method with the other located in the activation of the bleaching agent, which in one case is a LED light and the other laser-
What has been observed is that the process of bleaching laser creates dries enamel, thus giving more shiny, in contrast to the method of bleaching with LED lamp
Furthermore, the method of LED lamp color correction is accomplished by a specially designed 5000 Kelvin light which is equivalent to the natural sunlight at noon

What can cause stains in the teeth? 2017-05-03T17:48:45+03:00

Staining of teeth can cause:
• Age: there is a direct relationship between age and tooth color. Over the years, the teeth become darker as a result of wear and accumulated colorings
• Eating habits: frequent consumption of coffee, red wine, tea, and sugary soft drinks, beverages, carrots, oranges, beetroot, as well as general citrus or vinegar contribute to enamel erosion
• Smoking: Nicotine leaves brownish pigments that are absorbed slowly – slowly to the tooth structure and cause discoloration
• Drugs – Chemical booklets: the use of tetracycline during tooth formation, produces dark gray or brown spots which are difficult to remove. Excessive consumption also fluorine may cause white spots
• Trauma: blows from falling as other injuries can cause large cracks in the teeth, which are in turn to collect large amounts of stains
• Mouthwash containing chlorhexidine

Can I do teeth whitening during pregnancy? 2017-05-03T17:48:26+03:00

There has been so far sufficient control for the effects of using peroxide gel during pregnancy. Therefore we recommend that you not use any whitening system during pregnancy

I am under 18 years old. Can i do teeth whitening? 2017-05-03T17:48:09+03:00

At such a young age, it is advisable to avoid bleaching. In no way recommended whitening at home in people younger than 18 years

Can be applied teeth whitening in crowns, dentures and white fillings? 2017-05-03T17:47:48+03:00

Bleaching only works on natural teeth. It will not work under any circumstances on “false teeth” such as crowns (teeth holders) and dentures. Bleaching will remove any existing stains on the restorations, but would not affect the color of restorations. It is advisable, before treating whitening, talk to your dentist case additional work and the replacement of white fillings

Is it possible to do teeth whitening and my teeth do not whiten? 2017-05-03T17:47:30+03:00

In rare cases it can happen. In these cases the fault paste patient the teeth rather than the gel bleaching or more generally the treating dentist

I have dark teeth, can I do in order to get a beautiful smile? 2017-05-03T17:47:11+03:00

Tooth whitening is a cosmetic method that improve the color of teeth when the patient has teeth or dark yellow teeth. The teeth whitening, whitening teeth and so the patient gets a beautiful and bright smile

Can I whiten my teeth with bicarbonate soda? 2017-05-03T17:46:53+03:00

The teeth can not change color shade using soda. but they may be shinier. Note that the guidance of the dentist is necessary, as the excessive use of soda on teeth creates chipping enamel

What teeth whitening products can I use so I can keep my teeth white? 2017-05-03T17:46:36+03:00

You can use whitening toothpaste (preferably pharmaceutical). It is advisable to consult your dentist

What are the differences between bleaching at home and bleaching athe the dental office? 2017-05-03T17:46:11+03:00

Bleaching at home is more time consuming. Usually the patient does not have the patience and the time to do and certainly not under the supervision of a dentist.
In contrast, whitening the surgery done in one visit and the dentist has absolute supervision of the result

How much does it cost teeth whiteing or bleaching?( 2017-05-03T17:45:51+03:00

You can find the detailed teeth whitening cost, following the link: http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Whitening.pdf

Which is the teeth whitening methods? 2017-05-03T17:45:25+03:00

There are many ways of teeth whitening. A bleaching technique is teeth whitening in the clinic with LED or laser lamp, where the teeth whitening is applied and the light energy help achieve whitening teeth.
Another technique teeth bleaching is the whitening of teeth in the clinic with braces and teeth whitening.
Also, other teeth whitening way is teeth whitening at home, with guards and syringes with bleach material, while guiding the dentist.
Finally, there is the individual whitening dark teeth, which initially is bleaching the tooth in the surgery, followed by bleaching of the remaining teeth at home

Has the teeth whitening side effects? 2017-05-03T17:45:07+03:00

The teeth whitening side effects:
• If not done properly, there may be complications such as irritation of the gums
• Pain may occur after bleaching, where the mild annoyance leaving in a few days
The side effects of teeth whitening is not serious and the end result is worth any temporary inconvenience

I want white teeth, can I obtain doing teeth whitening? 2017-05-03T17:44:49+03:00

To obtain a nice, bright smile, white teeth can make teeth whitening. It is understood that the bleaching is not able to correct other problems that may have your teeth. While bleaching has the potential to change the natural color of your teeth. What we achieve by bleaching, is to restore the original natural color of white tooth

What is dental zirconia crown? 2017-05-03T16:59:08+03:00

Zirconium oxide is the latest material in modern dentistry. The zirconium oxide has a very high strength and corrosion resistance. With the new technique of zirconia, we can eliminate the problem of exposed cervical metal crown with time

Why the teeth need dental zirconia crown? 2017-05-03T16:58:46+03:00

Usually teeth need Zirconia crown:
• to restore the tooth to its original shape
• for excellent cosmetic appearance of a tooth
• to strengthen a weakened tooth
• to cover and support a tooth when there is not enough tooth substance
• to hold a dental bridge
• to cover a dental implant
• to cover a tooth after root canal treatment
• to support mobile denture or bridge

How dental zirconia crown can improve my smile? 2017-05-03T16:58:21+03:00

The zirconia crowns are able to:
• repair small defects and replaces missing teeth
• achieve excellent aesthetic results secured by their lighted transmission framed
• cover the teeth stained
• achieve change in the color of teeth that have permanent stains
• close the gaps between the teeth
The zirconium pockets are ideal aesthetic prosthetic restorations, particularly for anterior teeth, because of the absence of metal

What’s the lifetime of dental zirconia crowns? 2017-05-03T16:58:00+03:00

The zirconium crowns have a longer life than other ceramic restorations, however, but their lifetime depends on many factors related to lifestyle, maintaining good oral hygiene etc.

What are the advantages of dental zirconia crowns? 2017-05-03T16:57:20+03:00

The zirconia crown installation advantages are mainly that:
• no anaesthesia required
• are biocompatible with human tissues, cause no allergies that may arise
• are translucent and transparent, thereby achieve excellent aesthetic results
• the zirconia frame is thinner than the metal frame, thus requiring less tooth grinding
• made with absolute precision, by means of a laser scanner and a computer
• retain less plaque than the “simple” metal- ceramic crowns, thus ensuring healthier gums
• have great endurance and strength corrosion
• have lessor no absorbs stains

What are the disadvantages of dental zirconia crowns? 2017-05-03T16:56:55+03:00

The most common zirconium crown placement disadvantages are:
• the possible change of speech change, for a short time
• it is contraindicated in patients with bruxism
• that the zirconia bridge may not exceed three teeth
• that require excellent color rendering
• that the intervention is difficult, in case of endodontic therapy
• the high costs of them

The placement of dental zirconia crown is painful? 2017-05-03T16:56:31+03:00

The placement of dental zirconia crown is painless

What i should take care after the placement of dental zirconia crown? 2017-05-03T16:56:08+03:00

After the placement, you will need:
• To minimize the consumption of coffee, tea, tobacco, red wine and other substances that can cause pigment spots, especially the first 2 days after their placement
• To avoid chewing food the first 2 hours after placement for proper welding purposes
• frequently brush your teeth at least two times a day
• use dental floss
• use interdental brush
• Make use mouthwash that contains chlorhexidine and certainly
• To avoid biting your nails, chewing ice, biting a pencil, or other hard objects

Can i do bleaching after the placement of dental zirconia crown? 2017-05-03T16:55:46+03:00

It would be better to do bleaching before the fitting of dental Zirconia crowns, because teeth whitening does not whiten Zirconia crowns, just only natural teeth

How many visit required for dental zirconia crown? 2017-05-03T16:55:20+03:00

It would be better to do bleaching before the fitting of dental Zirconia crowns, because teeth whitening does not whiten Zirconia crowns, just only natural teeth

How many visit required for dental zirconia crown? 2017-05-03T16:55:00+03:00

Typically, to install crowns zirconium required 3-4 visits to the dentist. Sometimes, for complicated cases, more needed

How much do dental zirconia crown cost? 2017-05-03T16:54:33+03:00

Typically, to install crowns zirconium required 3-4 visits to the dentist. Sometimes, for complicated cases, more needed

How much do dental zirconia crown cost? 2017-05-03T16:54:06+03:00

You can find the detailed cost of crowns zirconium following link: http://www.dentalcenter.gr/pricelist/Cercon.Crowns.pdf