What does biocompatible mean?
Biocompatible materials in dentistry mean that the materials we use at our practice are compatible with living tissue and non-toxic.
How does poor oral health affect health?
Poor oral hygiene can result in infections and diseases that stem from your mouth such as gum disease. Bacteria can cause infection in other parts of the body resulting in serious conditions such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.
What is good oral health?
For good oral health, you must be conscious of your daily routine. Brush your teeth at least twice a day, floss once a day, and use mouthwash. Try not to consume harmful foods or beverages such as foods high in sugar and try to drink more water.
How to improve dental health?
You can improve your dental health by focusing on your dental hygiene routine, brushing and flossing adequately, minimising your sugar intake, and seeing your dentist regularly.
I am nervous about going to the dentist
At Yiannikos centre for Holistic Dentistry, we cater to nervous patients by being transparent about our treatments, using non-invasive methods, using biocompatible materials, and altering your dental experience to make you, the patient, feel comfortable.
If you are nervous about coming to the dentist, feel free to contact us to discuss your options!
When is it a dental emergency?
A dental emergency can be caused by a series of issues. Typically, a dental emergency is a problem that requires immediate treatment.
This could include treatment to stop bleeding, alleviate severe pain, repair a lost or broken tooth, or severe infections.
What to do in a dental emergency?
If you are experiencing a dental emergency, assess the situation and then immediately contact your usual dental practice.
If you are bleeding, apply gauze to the area. If you have lost a tooth, collect the pieces carefully and save in a container of milk or saltwater.
Contact the Yiannikos Centre for Holistic Dentistry immediately. You can reach us on +357 22 764 765
How do I get an emergency dentist appointment?
If you require emergency treatment, contact us by calling us on +357 22 764 765 .
Can enamel grow back?
Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, however, it’s not alive, which means it cannot be naturally regenerated. You can restore weakened enamel, but you cannot bring back damaged enamel.
How to keep your mouth healthy?
There are multiple ways to keep your mouth healthy, including brushing with toothpaste and flossing daily, as well as rinsing your mouth after meals. It’s also important to visit the dentist every six months or sooner. Avoiding overconsumption of sugars and alcohol will also help, as well as avoiding tobacco use.
How often should you have a dental check-up?
It’s important to visit the dentist at least every six months, or sooner if you are suffering any oral health issues or are instructed by your dentist.
When to see a dentist for a toothache?
It’s important to visit the dentist as soon as possible if you have a toothache. Many people wait to see if the pain worsens, which is not recommended. Any sudden or severe pain should be attended to immediately.
Any sensitivity, persistent pain or chewing pain should be seen by the dentist.