What are interesting recent innovations in dentistry?

by Pooja Chauhan Freelance Professional

The past century has witnessed great progress in the field of dentistry, which has clearly and significantly changed the course of this important branch of medicine. The following article published discusses the most important developments in the dental sector of the 20th century that have had the greatest impact on human health.

The dental and oral diseases have long been plagued by people for thousands of years. Science-based dentistry was born in the early of 19th century. The first dental school was opened in 1840 in (USA) in response to the dramatic increase in teeth decay, and to teach professionals the painful dental extraction, and also used the silver melancholy in the Western world (the Chinese have used to fill the teeth digs for 2,000 years). Miller and Black published their books that laid the foundations and standards of disease and treatment of teeth caries.

The early twentieth century saw a significant increase in the number of oral medicine workers in the industrialized countries at first and then in developing countries in recent decades. Unfortunately, the focus on the rehabilitation and production of dentists led to a form of practice focused on expensive treatment, and tooth diseases of weave around the age of the most important chronic diseases that are harmful to humanity, which can be prevented and eliminated completely.

The story of preventive dentistry in the 20th century includes a number of studies that radically changed the course of oral health care. Although the results and achievements of these studies have been used in part, dental practice, education and rehabilitation continue to be concerned with treatment rather than oral hygiene and prevention.


The discovery of the ability of fluorides to prevent dental caries was more important in preventive dentistry. Frederick Mac was one of the early pioneers in this field. He studied the infected teeth in the United States. In 1928 the cause of mottled mutation was not known,

However, he discovered that drinking water is associated with the prevention of decay. Churchill and his colleagues measured very low amounts of fluorine in water, thus discovering the health importance of fluorides. Dean and colleagues followed fluorine research that led to the fluoridation of drinking water in home networks in a large number of countries Unfortunately, this innovation has created controversy that has hampered the application of this important health procedure in many countries - yet the widespread use of various forms of Fluorides has saved billions of teeth from decay in the 20th century.

Dental filling for cracks and fissures:

Replace enamel by laser.

 The laser can be used as a treatment for the following:

* Tooth decay

* Gum disease

* Laser Teeth whitening: The laser works to save time in the process of teeth whitening.

* Removal of tumors: The laser can be used to remove benign and malignant tumors if they occur inside the mouth.

The advantages of laser therapy:

* Laser treatment is often painless. So it reduces the need for local anesthesia.

* Laser treatment does not produce sounds like the rest of the tools of drilling teeth. So the patient will be less tense.

* Laser reduces bleeding gums that comes with surgery.

* During the process of digging teeth, the laser maintains the proper parts of the tooth to be dug.

The disadvantages of laser treatment at the present time can be summarized as follows:

* Laser cannot be used on teeth with old fillings.

* The laser cannot be used on teeth that are completely molten.

* You cannot use a laser to prepare the tooth to receive the crown or bridge

* Laser therapy does not completely eliminate anesthesia.

* The cost of laser treatment is often higher.

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