Dentistry 2022, December

6 simple toothache relief tricks (at home)

6 simple toothache relief tricks (at home)

To relieve toothache it is very important to identify what may be causing the pain. This is because, if it is a dental problem, such as a cavity, the ideal is to consult the dentist, to start the appropriate treatment quickly, relieving pain and avoiding the emergence of complications.

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Líquen flat in the mouth: what é, causes and treatment

Líquen flat in the mouth: what é, causes and treatment

Lichen planus in the mouth, also known as oral lichen planus, is a chronic inflammation of the inner lining of the mouth that causes the appearance of very painful white or reddish lesions, similar to canker sores. Since this change in the mouth is caused by the person's own immune system, it cannot be transmitted, and there is no risk of contamination through kissing or sharing cutlery, for example.

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Boqueira (sore in the corner of the mouth): causes and how to treat

Boqueira (sore in the corner of the mouth): causes and how to treat

The mouthpiece, also known as angular cheilitis, is a sore that can appear in the corner of the mouth and that can be caused by orthodontic appliances or by excess saliva that accumulates in the place, which favors the proliferation of fungi.

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Wisdom tooth: when to remove and how é recoveryç&athilde;o

Wisdom tooth: when to remove and how é recoveryç&athilde;o

The wisdom tooth is the last tooth to erupt, around the age of 18 and it can take several years before it erupts completely. However, it is common for the dentist to indicate its removal through a minor surgery because it may not have enough space inside the mouth, putting pressure on the other teeth or even being damaged by cavities.

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Pulpitis (inflamed tooth): what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Pulpitis (inflamed tooth): what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Pulpitis is the inflammation of the tooth pulp, which is a tissue with several nerves and blood vessels located inside the teeth, causing intense pain that worsens in the presence of stimuli, such as chewing or ingestion of drinks and food. hot or cold.

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Câcer of mouth: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Câcer of mouth: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Oral cancer is a type of malignant tumor that can arise in any structure of the mouth, such as lips, tongue, cheeks, palate, gum or oropharynx, leading to the emergence of symptoms such as the appearance of sores or canker sores that take a long time.

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Blister on the gum: main causes and what to do

Blister on the gum: main causes and what to do

The appearance of a bubble on the gum is usually indicative of infection, and it is important to go to the dentist to identify the cause and initiate appropriate treatment, which corresponds to an improvement in oral hygiene habits, in addition to the use of antibiotics, in some cases.

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Caroço in the céu of the mouth: what can be and what to do

Caroço in the céu of the mouth: what can be and what to do

There are several causes that can cause the appearance of a lump on the roof of the mouth, such as palatine torus, canker sores or mucocele, and they are usually not serious and may or may not require specific treatment. However, there are also other causes such as pemphigus vulgaris or cancer, which are much more serious and need immediate medical treatment.

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Ameloblastoma: what é, symptoms, types and treatment

Ameloblastoma: what é, symptoms, types and treatment

Ameloblastoma is a rare tumor that grows in the bones of the mouth, especially the jaw, causing symptoms only when it is very large, such as swelling of the face or difficulty moving the mouth. In other cases, it is common for it to be detected only during routine exams at the dentist, such as X-ray or MRI, for example.

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Main remédios for mouthpiece

Main remédios for mouthpiece

Some remedies for mouth sores, also known as angular cheilitis, in the form of creams, ointments or mouthwashes, such as zinc oxide or chlorhexidine, for example, can be used to help treat the sore at the corner of the mouth and the relieve mouth sore symptoms such as pain when opening the mouth or burning sensation, as they contain substances with hydrating, healing or anti-inflammatory action.

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Extraç&Tooth atilde; how to relieve pain and discomfort

Extraç&Tooth atilde; how to relieve pain and discomfort

After a tooth extraction, bleeding, swelling and pain are very common, which causes a lot of discomfort and can even impair healing. Thus, there are some precautions that are indicated by the dentist and that should be started soon after the surgery.

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Tooth whitening: 8 treatments to whiten your teeth

Tooth whitening: 8 treatments to whiten your teeth

There are several teeth whitening options that can be done in the dentist's office or at home, such as laser treatment, use of whitening toothpastes or use of trays, for example, in which substances such as carbamide or hydrogen peroxide that whiten teeth.

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Resin or porcelain dental veneers: advantages and disadvantages

Resin or porcelain dental veneers: advantages and disadvantages

Dental contact lenses, as they are popularly known, are resin or porcelain veneers that can be placed on the teeth by the dentist to improve the harmony of the smile, giving aligned, white and well-adjusted teeth, with durability of 10 to 15 years.

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Periodontitis: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Periodontitis: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Periodontitis is a chronic inflammation and infection of the gums, caused by the accumulation of plaque or tartar between the teeth and gums, and excessive proliferation of bacteria, which over time, results in the destruction of the tissue that supports the gums.

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How to brush your teeth correctly (in 5 steps)

How to brush your teeth correctly (in 5 steps)

To avoid the development of cavities and bacterial plaque on the teeth, it is essential to brush your teeth at least 2 times a day, one of which should always be before bed, because during the night there is a greater chance of bacteria accumulate in the mouth.

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Tooth implantário: what é, when é indicated and as é done

Tooth implantário: what é, when é indicated and as é done

Dental implant is a procedure that consists of fixing a pin in the jaw to serve as a support for the placement of a tooth, being indicated in cases where the person has lost one or more teeth due to cavities, periodontitis or infections, for example.

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Tátaro: what é, symptoms, causes and how to remove

Tátaro: what é, symptoms, causes and how to remove

Tartar corresponds to the calcification of the bacterial plaque that covers the teeth and part of the gums, forming a hard and yellowish plaque, which, if left untreated, can lead to the appearance of stains on the teeth and favor the formation of cavities, gingivitis and bad breath.

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Pain in the tongue: 9 main causes and what to do

Pain in the tongue: 9 main causes and what to do

Tongue pain, scientifically known as glossalgia, is usually caused by visible changes such as sores or infections. However, tongue pain can also arise due to problems that are more difficult to identify, such as nutritional deficiencies or burning mouth syndrome, for example, that require treatment.

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Lingual saburra: what é, main causes and treatment

Lingual saburra: what é, main causes and treatment

Tongue coating, popularly known as white tongue or saburrosa tongue, is a common situation that occurs mainly due to lack of hygiene or incorrect care with the tongue, which leads to the formation of a whitish plaque with a pasty texture. on the tongue that can cause bad breath.

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What could be pus on the gum

What could be pus on the gum

Pus on the gums usually arises as a result of an infection, and can be a sign of a dental disease or condition, such as cavities, gingivitis or an abscess, for example, which should be treated as soon as possible, in order to avoid more serious complications.

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How to floss correctly

How to floss correctly

Flossing is important to remove food debris that could not be removed through normal brushing, helping to prevent the formation of plaque and tartar and reducing the risk of cavities and gum inflammation. It is recommended that flossing be daily, 1 to 2 times a day, however, ideally, it should be used after all main meals.

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Opçõs treatment for periodontitis

Opçõs treatment for periodontitis

Most cases of periodontitis are curable, but their treatment varies according to the degree of evolution of the disease, and can be done through surgery or less invasive techniques, such as curettage, root planing or use of antibiotics, for example.

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Yellow teeth: 7 main causes and what to do

Yellow teeth: 7 main causes and what to do

The yellowing of teeth can be caused by several factors, from genetic inheritance, which determines the thickness and color of tooth enamel, to aging, which leads to enamel wear, leaving the dentin, which is more yellow, exposed. Furthermore, the use of antibiotics, excessive exposure to fluoride, in addition to smoking, or excessive consumption of pigmented beverages such as coffee or soft drinks, can yellow teeth or cause yellow stains.

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Displacement of the ATM: How to put the mandíbullet in the correct place

Displacement of the ATM: How to put the mandíbullet in the correct place

Mandible dislocation happens when the condyle, which is a rounded part of the jaw bone, moves from its place in the temporomandibular joint, also known as TMJ, and gets stuck in front of a bony section, called the articular eminence, causing a lot of pain and discomfort.

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Glâsalivary nodules: what they are, what is their functionçã and common problems

Glâsalivary nodules: what they are, what is their functionçã and common problems

The salivary glands are structures located in the mouth and whose function is to produce and secrete saliva, which has enzymes responsible for facilitating the digestive process of food and for maintaining the lubrication of the throat and mouth, preventing dryness.

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Ludwig's angina: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Ludwig's angina: what é, symptoms, causes and treatment

Ludwig's angina is a situation that can happen after due to changes that affect the mouth, such as abscesses in the second or third molar, jaw fracture or the presence of foreign bodies, such as piercings. This type of problem is more common in people with a weakened immune system, being caused by bacteria that reach the bloodstream and increase the risk of complications such as respiratory failure and sepsis.

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Língua scraper: what is it for and how to use it

Língua scraper: what is it for and how to use it

The tongue scraper is an instrument used to remove the whitish plaque accumulated on the surface of the tongue, known as tongue coating. The use of this instrument can help to reduce the bacteria present in the mouth and help to reduce bad breath.

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White stain on the tooth: what it can be (and what to do)

White stain on the tooth: what it can be (and what to do)

White spots on the tooth can be indicative of caries, excess fluoride or alteration in the formation of tooth enamel. Stains can appear on both baby teeth and permanent teeth and can be avoided through regular visits to the dentist, flossing and brushing correctly, at least twice a day.

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5 foods that most damage teeth (and others that protect)

5 foods that most damage teeth (and others that protect)

Foods that damage teeth and that can lead to the development of cavities are foods rich in sugar, such as candies, cakes or soft drinks, for example, especially when consumed daily. Thus, to avoid the development of dental problems, such as cavities, tooth sensitivity or gum inflammation, for example, it is essential to avoid the consumption of cariogenic foods, which are rich in sugar, in addition to brushing your teeth every days at least 2 times a day, one of which shoul

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How long does it take for a tooth to erupt?

How long does it take for a tooth to erupt?

When the baby tooth falls out and the permanent tooth does not erupt, even after waiting for 3 months, the child should be taken to the dentist, especially if he has symptoms such as toothache, changes in the gums and bad breath, for example.

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Stains on língua: what it can be and what to do

Stains on língua: what it can be and what to do

The appearance of stains on the tongue is usually related to poor oral hygiene habits, which can result in dark or white spots, for example, the latter situation being also indicative of the excessive presence of microorganisms in the mouth.

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What é FíStula Dental and how to treat

What é FíStula Dental and how to treat

The dental fistula corresponds to small bubbles that can appear in the mouth due to the body's attempt to solve an infection. Thus, the presence of dental fistulas indicates that the organism was not able to eliminate the infection, leading to the formation of small balls of pus on the gums or inside the mouth.

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Cisto dentígero - what é and as é done the treatment

Cisto dentígero - what é and as é done the treatment

The dentigerous cyst is one of the most frequent cysts in dentistry and it happens when there is accumulation of fluid between the structures that form the unerupted tooth, such as the enamel tissue of the tooth and the crown, which is the part of the tooth that is exposed in the mouth.

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Cracked tooth: causes, symptoms and treatment

Cracked tooth: causes, symptoms and treatment

Cracked or cracked tooth is a situation in which the presence of a crack or crevice in the tooth is verified, which can happen when the teeth are clenched too much, due to bruxism, for example, or when you bite a very hard object, like bullets, for example.

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Panoramic X-rayé what é, what it is for and how é done

Panoramic X-rayé what é, what it is for and how é done

The panoramic X-ray, also known as orthopantomography or panoramic radiography, is an exam that shows all the bones in the mouth region and its joints, in addition to all the teeth, even those that have not yet been born, being a great assistant in the field of dentistry.

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Restauraçãtooth: what é, like é done and when to do

Restauraçãtooth: what é, like é done and when to do

Tooth restoration is a procedure performed at the dentist, indicated for the treatment of cavities and aesthetic treatments, such as fractured or chipped teeth, with superficial defects, or with enamel discoloration. In most cases, restorations are made with composite resin, which is a material with the same color as the tooth, and in some cases, silver amalgam can be used in more hidden teeth, since has greater durability.

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4 steps for dentist anesthesia to pass faster

4 steps for dentist anesthesia to pass faster

The secret to making the dentist's anesthesia wear off faster is to increase blood circulation in the mouth area, which can be done with simple and quick tricks. You can use techniques such as massaging around the mouth and consuming easy-to-chew foods such as ice cream and yogurt to stimulate blood circulation in the mouth, without hurting the mouth by biting the tongue and cheeks.

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Stain on teeth: main causes and what to do

Stain on teeth: main causes and what to do

Drinking coffee, eating a piece of chocolate and drinking a glass of concentrated juice can cause teeth to turn dark or yellow over time because the pigment in these foods alters tooth enamel. Thus, to ensure strong, he althy and white teeth, care must be taken to brush your teeth daily, drink water after breakfast and use a straw whenever you drink a dark beverage that is not transparent like water, not even white, like milk.

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What is the best toothpaste for each age

What is the best toothpaste for each age

To choose the best type of toothpaste, it is important to look at the ingredients and benefits they offer according to individual goals. For the treatment of sensitivity in the teeth, pastes with potassium nitrate are usually the most indicated, as for the prevention of tartar, the recommended ones are those containing sodium hexametaphosphate, for example.

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Má occlusionão dentária: what é, symptoms and treatment

Má occlusionão dentária: what é, symptoms and treatment

Dental occlusion is the contact of the upper teeth with the lower teeth when closing the mouth. Under normal conditions, the upper teeth should slightly overlap the lower ones, that is, the upper dental arch should be slightly larger than the lower one.

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