Presentation on theme: "By: Dr. Nour Wahba Dental Intern Faculty of Dentistry Ain Shams University."— Presentation transcript:
By: Dr. Nour Wahba Dental Intern Faculty of Dentistry Ain Shams University
Overview Introduction: - Tooth structure - Primary & permanent teeth Decay: - What is decay? - Effect of bacteria on teeth - How to deal with decay? - Preventive & therapeutic measures Ramadan: - How to have healthy teeth in Ramadan
Diagnosis of decay General check up every 6 months Professional scaling and polishing every 6 months Symptoms: - Pain on cold and sweets. - Food impaction - Pain on cold and hot - Disturbance of sleep due to pain RCT
therapeutic measures: - Filling: normal filling root canal treatment - Scaling & deep curettage: cleaning of pockets - extraction: destructed teeth loose teeth
Take home message! Tooth brushing prevents tooth decay! Brush your teeth after each meal and before bed! Brush + paste Floss your teeth every other day! Avoid sticky food as caramel Eat dessert right after your meal! Check up on your teeth every 6 months Do professional cleaning for your teeth every 6 months! Whenever you feel tooth pain visit your dentist!