General Dentistry

General dentistry involves your bi-yearly to annual checkups with your dentists to ensure good oral and dental health. Dental treatments within general dentistry include

    1. Checkup, Consultation & Treatment Plan
    2. Teeth Cleaning, Scaling & Polishing
    3. Dental Fillings
    4. Fluoride Dental Treatment

BIDH dental hospital works by consultation and treatment system. This means that each portion of your dental needs is seen by and referred to a dental specialist for treatment. Our dentists are granted privileges for their specific area of expertises. They are able to perform dental treatments only in areas where they are qualified for, skilled and well experienced on. This ensures that all our patients at BIDH dental center receives proper and experienced dental care each time. You may therefore see different dentists during the same or at different visits, each dental specialist addressing each portion of your dental treatment needs. If you know your work is complicated, please do always feel free to approach our co-ordinators who are readily available to service you at all times.

 

Checkup, Consultation and Treatment Planning

During your first visit to our dental hospital, your dentist will discuss with you if you have any current concerns and perform a general oral examination of your teeth. If your dentist or you feel that a more thorough evaluation is required for certain teeth or areas, an x-ray may be taken to investigate further to check under teeth surfaces and gums. At BIDH dental hospital in Bangkok, advanced digital x-ray imaging, intra-oral camera or other types of diagnositc units offers a more precision and accurate oral diangoses.

After making a diagnose (if any), your dentist draws up a treatment plan. The treatment plan provides you with various treatment options available for your specific case and is individualized.

Tooth filling
Diagnostic Technologies

General Dentistry

Clinic Specializations

Teeth Cleaning, Scaling and Polishing

Teeth Fillings

Professional teeth cleaning, scaling and polishing is recommended bi-annually or every 6 months to maintain your oral health and keep you smiling. Calculus and accumulated bacteria on teeth are common causes tooth decay or gum disease. During teeth cleaning, scaling and polishing with your dentist, hard tartar are scrapped off by scalers curettes.

Your dentist is able to remove stains off teeth surfaces by:

  1. conventional handpiece : using a scaler and rotating brushing head 
  2. AirFlow® teeth cleaning: using high-speed waterjet and air with powder 

Dental prophylaxis teeth cleaning, scaling and polishing normally takes just 30 minutes.

Teeth Cleaning & Airflow

Dental Fillings

If you have teeth decay, your dentist removes the decay and dental fillings are done. There are two basic types of dental fillings for dental caries treatment :

Our dental hospital is an amalgam-free center and advocates the use of composite resin fillings or tooth-colored fillings for increased patient safety.

Many individuals now choose to replace their silver amalgam fillings with tooth-colored fillings for better aesthetics and to remove any unnecessary metal components. Additionally guidelines on the safe removal of amalgam fillings inclusive on the using of rubberdams and external oxygen source may also an option at our dental hopsital.

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Dental Fillings

Fluoride Dental Treatment

Fluoride Treatment

Done as a preventive treatment, fluoride dental treatment is used to prevent tooth decay, slow it down, or stops tooth decay from worsening. Fluoride treatment is normally done during routine checkup to your dentists especially for children and adults at risks of tooth decay.

Fluoride dental treatment is quick and completed in one visit. If unsure on your child’s fluoride in-take, how you can protect your child from fluorosis or what are fluorosis treatment available, consult our dentists.

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