When people eat various foods in life, they will leave marks on the tooth surface. These marks are difficult to be cleared by brushing their teeth every morning and evening. Besides, some people do not have good oral hygiene habits, and tartar and pigment are formed over time. Wait for stubborn tartar. Tartar is the main cause of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease causes gum inflammation, bleeding, and bad mouth odor. In severe cases, it causes the patient's teeth to loosen, shift, or even fall out. The so-called "old teeth" is caused by periodontal disease.
Daily brushing is not a substitute for washing your teeth. Even if you brush your teeth carefully, there will still be some areas that cannot be brushed. After a long time, these areas will breed tartar. Therefore, you must go to the hospital to remove these tartars regularly. If conditions permit, it is best to wash your teeth every six months to one year.
Comparison chart before and after teeth cleaning
One, the purpose of washing teeth
1. It can prevent gum disease
If you do not wash your teeth frequently, you may get periodontal disease, which is an infection of the gum tissue and bones. It will displace your teeth and cause tooth loss in adults. If diagnosed early, periodontal disease can be treated and reversed. If not treated, it will lead to more serious gum disease later. Regular teeth cleaning and inspection can effectively prevent gum disease.
2. Can prevent oral cancer
According to statistics from the Oral Cancer Foundation, in the United States alone, people die from oral cancer every hour. If you wash your teeth frequently to keep your teeth clean, the dentist will also help you to test for oral cancer, because the earlier you find out, the more effective the treatment will be.
3. Helps maintain good health
Recent studies have shown that infrequent washing of teeth can lead to poor oral hygiene, which may induce heart attacks and strokes. Scaling every 6 months helps keep your teeth and gums healthy and may reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.
4. Helps maintain good oral hygiene
Scaling your teeth will help ensure that you maintain good oral health, which is similar to a dental examination. If your teeth are growing off the right track, then cleaning your teeth can help you get back on the right path.
5. Helps to find dental problems earlier
The dentist will detect any early signs of dental disease during the cleaning process, whether it is your teeth or gums. If tooth decay is found early by washing the teeth, the dental disease can be cured easily by breaking the filling and gums. If you do not have the habit of washing your teeth, then go for treatment when these problems get worse, tooth extraction may become the only treatment option
6. Prevent bad breath
Dental research shows that about 85 percent of people who do not wash their teeth suffer from bad breath. Good oral hygiene is an essential first step to prevent bad breath. Teeth washing is the best way to eliminate bad breath.
Second, the way to wash your teeth
The main methods of cleaning teeth are: ultrasonic cleaning, sand blast cleaning and tooth polishing
Ultrasonic tooth cleaning is the use of ultrasonic vibration from an ultrasonic cleaning machine to loosen the calculus, and then use a curette to remove the calculus. Ultrasonic cleaning is mainly to remove calculus.
The pits and fissures of the teeth or the smoke and tea spots in the interdental space that are difficult to be removed by ultrasonic tooth cleaning must be washed by sandblasting. Sandblasting is to spray a solid salt onto the tooth surface with high-pressure airflow to remove stains on the tooth surface and crevices. The salt will melt in the mouth. Generally, sandblasting is performed after the ultrasonic cleaning, and the effect is remarkable.
Polishing is the use of polishing paste to grind the surface of the teeth more smoothly, making the mouthfeel more comfortable, and it is no longer easy to attach dirt.
The three cleaning methods have different functions. Each person can do all of the three according to his own situation, or he can only do one or two of them.
Third, the adaptation and contraindications of teeth cleaning
1. Indications for cleaning teeth:
Anyone suffering from gingivitis and periodontitis needs to wash their teeth. 2. Contraindications of washing teeth:
Ultrasonic tooth cleaning is contraindicated in patients with cardiac pacemakers, blood diseases such as acute leukemia, aplastic anemia, acute hepatitis, and AIDS. Patients with uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension, and acute periodontal abscess.
Four, precautions after washing teeth
1. Generally speaking, eating is not affected after teeth cleaning, but due to the structure of the teeth, that is, the cementum in the neck of the tooth is very thin, some people will have sensitive symptoms after teeth cleaning, especially the heavier the tartar, the more obvious the periodontal inflammation and the more allergic symptoms. obvious. This kind of allergic pain is secondary, with a short duration, and the pain disappears after the stimulus is removed. Generally, no special treatment is required, and it disappears gradually in 1-2 weeks. More severe cases can be treated for desensitization.
2. The main thing to do after washing your teeth is to maintain your own oral hygiene, such as using mouthwash, brushing your teeth in the correct way, using dental floss, tip brush, etc. to control the formation of plaque.
China Dental Laboratory reminds you to care for your teeth, brush your teeth more, protect your teeth and whiten it