Frequently Asked Questions
The frequency of visits depends on each patient individually and is adjusted according to the patient’s needs and the treatment preceding. It varies from 2 to 4 times a year, depending on the severity of each case. Frequent visits prevent future problems if diagnosed early.
Dentists recommend a soft toothbrush with thick bristles without the presence of plastic parts. Your Dentist will decide on the proper toothbrush after having examined thoroughly your oral cavity.
The electric toothbrush is a very important aid to those who do not manage to have a satisfactory oral hygiene, despite their efforts. Discuss it with your Dentist.
This depends on the type and the use of each toothbrush. As soon as the bristles start to lose their orientation, it is a sign that it should be changed. The lifespan of a toothbrush on average is 2 – 3 months.
Discuss this with your Dentist, who, after evaluating your oral cavity, will recommend the toothpaste with the proper ingredients for your case.
Daily brushing twice a day is capable to remove dental plaque at a satisfactory level.
The use of interdental cleaning products is necessary combined with brushing. They are the only oral hygiene products that can enter and clean these areas effectively. Most gum problems occur in these areas because the interdental cleaning products are not used daily.
Daily use of mouthwash is not necessary and in no case, if this is done, should it be considered that it replaces the daily brushing of teeth.
Special attention should be given in the choice of a daily mouthwash. Patients should always consult with their Dentist first. There are mouthwashes that are recommended only for postoperative use and their long-term use can cause damage to the oral cavity and surrounding areas.
The modern practice of Dentistry, from a simple dental filling to a complex surgical procedure nowadays is painless at the Dentist’s chair, due to the adequacy and the depth of anesthesia provided by modern anesthetic solutions.