Teaching patients about dental biofilm could be the key to motivating them to take charge of their Whole Mouth Health. But how can you explain biofilm delicate balance in terms the average person will understand?
When patients ask what causes dental caries, do you answer “sugar” or “the bugs in your mouth?” Oral microflora plays a critical role in oral health. Understanding the relationship between your body and its microorganisms can help you teach your patients how to prevent dental disease.
Complete oral health involves much more than patients brushing their teeth and flossing. It means controlling bacteria on both hard and soft tissues in the mouth and being able to overcome the daily challenges of a modern lifestyle.
Modern patients want not just treatment for dental problems, but forward-thinking care for their Whole Mouth Health. Here’s how can you best care for these motivated patients.
The discomfort of dentine hypersensitivity, caused by exposed dentine tubules responding to triggers such as cold, heat or air affects patients’ quality of life. Everyday pleasures like eating and drinking have turned into potential sources of pain.
Titre: >> Prise en charge des caries: du diagnostic au traitement <<. Les visions modernes du traitement des caries n’ont plus pour seul objectif de retirer une zone étendue et de restaurer les tissus dentaires abîmés. Aujourd’hui, les paramètres liés au patient revêtent une importance particulière et jouent un rôle déterminant dans le processus de prise en charge de la carie.
Thema: „Kariesmanagement – von der Diagnose zur Therapie“. Moderne Konzepte der Kariesversorgung zielen mittlerweile nicht mehr ausschliesslich auf die grossflächige Entfernung und Restauration der kariös zerstörten Zahnhartsubstanzen ab. Vielmehr treten patientenbasierte Parameter in den Vordergrund und entscheiden über den Verlauf des Kariesmanagements.
One of the biggest challenges a dental professional encounters on a day-to-day basis is effective patient communication. Understanding our patients’ oral health literacy is the first step to helping them succeed in their own oral care.
People will need a healthy set of teeth to live their golden years to the fullest. That means dental professionals must tailor their dental care for older adults to accommodate this growing demographic’s special needs. As a dentist, how can you help older patients?
As dental professionals, we are at an increased risk for developing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) due to our repetitive motions and the demands on our hands. CTS is a serious diagnosis for dental professionals, given how precise their hands must be to treat their patients. Read about how to prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).