How often should hygiene be done?

    Normally it is recommended to carry out hygiene every 6 months to avoid gingival problems. In some cases (for example patients with periodontal disease) it may be necessary to perform the oral hygiene session at a closer distance.

    Can dental sensitivity be reduced?

    If the sensitivity is not due to the presence of cavities, there are specific professional products that can be applied in outpatient clinics to effectively reduce dental sensitivity. These products can also be applied during the oral hygiene session for greater patient comfort.

    Can I do hygiene during pregnancy?

    Before, during and after pregnancy it is recommended to carry out regular hygiene sessions and check-ups to avoid the incidence of acute gingival or carious diseases.
    Often the hormonal changes due to pregnancy can exacerbate pre-existing gingival pathologies and for this reason it is strongly recommended to undergo regular hygiene sessions.

    What is Periodontitis?

    Periodontitis (commonly called “pyorrhea”) is a disease of the supporting tissues of the tooth due to the accumulation of plaque and tartar under the gum which can lead to the formation of pockets and in advanced stages to dental mobility up to the loss of the tooth itself.
    The causes of periodontitis can be many: wrong lifestyles (smoking, poor hygiene …), systemic diseases (diabetes), heredity.
    Periodontitis can be identified and treated by the hygienist by measuring the pockets and subsequent polishing, which consists of a more thorough manual cleaning.
    Patients suffering from periodontal disease can therefore be treated and need more frequent checks to avoid relapses.

    Does Whitening hurt?

    In the absence of gum disease or cavities, teeth whitening is a safe procedure that can be performed by patients of age.
    Professional dental whitening is carried out in one or two sessions with specific and safe products that do not damage the enamel and the subsequent application of desensitizing products.

    How long does Whitening last?

    The duration of whitening depends on many factors, it is important to follow the instructions of the hygienist immediately after whitening and then undergo regular hygiene sessions.
    In the absence of bad habits, such as smoking or other intakes of pigmenting substances, professional whitening lasts about a year.

    Can children do the hygiene?

    The teeth and gums of children, like those of adults, can suffer from diseases such as cavities and gingivitis: this is why it is important to take care of them by carrying out regular hygiene sessions.
    Having a healthy mouth from childhood reduces the risk of dental problems in adulthood, and from childhood it is good to learn the correct oral hygiene maneuvers.

    Why is sealing necessary?

    It is scientifically proven that the sealings, carried out correctly, reduce the risk of cavities.
    Sealing is a non-invasive intervention that is carried out on the chewing surface of the first permanent molars: the furrows are cleaned and then sealed with a resin containing fluoride, so that the food can no longer stop inside and the enamel is strengthened.
    It is usually done between the ages of 6 and 8 when these teeth erupt, but in some cases they can also be done on other permanent teeth or milk teeth.

    Can I clean my teeth if I have implants?

    Patients who have one or more implants can perform dental hygiene and it is important that they undergo them on a regular basis to preserve gum health.
    Like natural teeth, implants can also have gum problems if you do not undergo regular checks and hygiene sessions.

    Can I clean my teeth if I have braces?

    Patients who wear fixed or mobile orthodontic braces can clean their teeth without problems, it is essential to undergo regular oral sessions during orthodontic treatments to avoid gum inflammation, cavities or demineralization of the enamel.