No, old fillings cannot be bleached.
If there is bone loss, bleeding gums and too much tartar buildup, it is best to do more frequent cleanings to get rid of bacteria.
Examining the teeth and noting all existing restorations of the teeth on the patient’s dental chart. Then, checking the teeth for cavities and the gums for any plaque buildup or pocketing around the gums. Then soft tissue exam should be done of all the tissue surrounding the teeth, gums, tongue, throat and tonsils to see if there is any abnormality. This is called an oral cancer screening exam. The temporal mandible joint, also known as TMJ, should be examined to make sure there is not any clicking, popping, clenching or grinding.
No, dental sealants just cover the deep grooves of the tooth. Cavities can form on any surface, including between the teeth, which is a frequent place for tooth decay.
No, adults and children can use sealants on the deep grooves of the teeth.
Dental sealants are made of a plastic resin material that is applied to the deep grooves of the teeth to prevent and protect tooth decay.
As the adult teeth come out, dental sealants should be explored.
Yes, dental sealants are a good thing for children because the sealants cover the deep grooves of the tooth and prevent cavities.
If you see that the saliva is decreasing, make sure that you are also using mouthwash regularly to maintain the health of the mouth. Other than that, just regular cleanings and checkups are needed. More frequent cleanings may be needed than before, depending on how much plaque builds up on the teeth.
Flossing, brushing and getting cleaning every three months are the proper steps to take for maintaining a dental implant.