Is the medical specialisation concerning the treatment of all the orthodontic problems
Oral surgery is the medical specialisation concerning all the orthodontic problems that require surgical intervention; it includes implantology and periodontology.
Among others, oral surgery involves teeth extractions, oral implantology, mucogingival surgery, the treatment of pathologies affecting gums, as dental curettage (the removal of tartar and plaque), the smoothing of the roots and the increasing of bone thickness. Besides, oral surgery is concerned with gum grafts, cyst removal and cancer of the oral cavity.
The surgeon is in charge of: tooth extractions, removal of gingival cysts, reconstruction of the jawbone, dental bone graft, reconstruction of gums, dental aesthetics, dental implantology without bone, dental prosthesis.
Prophylaxis Cleaning with calcium phosphates
We recommend regular applications of calcium phosphates-based products to maintain the correct enamel mineralisation and prevent caries, white spots, sensitive gums etc., especially during childhood.
Fill up tooth grooves with sealants
The OMS and the Department of Health recommend sealants to fill up the grooves in permanent molars and premolars to guarantee a better cleaning of children’s teeth occlusal surface and prevent the risk of bacterial infiltration and decay.
This procedure is painless and safe but must be carried out according to the correct timing of intervention.
The dentist will guide you in choosing the right moment to carry out this important form of prevention.
We recommend at least six-monthly visits and professional hygiene sessions.