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8th Edition of International Conference on
Dentistry and Oral Health

March 25-27, 2024 | Singapore

Preventive Dentistry

Preventive Dentistry

Preventive dentistry is a branch of dental science that deals with the prevention of dental problems and the promotion of good oral health in patients. This includes a variety of procedures and activities, such as regular professional exams and cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, diet counseling, and brushing and flossing instructions. Preventive dentistry can help reduce the severity, progression, and prevalence of oral diseases, such as cavities, gingivitis, and periodontal (gum) disease. Preventive dentistry starts with regular visits to the dentist. During these visits, a professional cleaning and exam helps to remove plaque and other debris from the teeth. They can also identify and address any existing problems, such as tooth decay or gum disease. Dental X-rays can also be performed to check for problems below the surface of the teeth. Fluoride treatments are another type of preventive care that strengthen teeth and help protect them from decay. These treatments can be applied during a dental visit in the form of a paste, gel, or foam, or administered at home as a rinse or varnish. Sealants are another helpful preventive treatment that can keep teeth healthy. They are thin resin coatings that are applied to the back teeth, which help to prevent decay by filling in grooves in the tooth and creating a barrier between the enamel and bacteria. In addition to professional care, preventive dentistry also involves patient education. This may include instructing patients on proper brushing and flossing techniques, as well as giving advice on diet and nutrition. It’s also important for patients to know what warning signs of oral disease to watch for, such as bleeding or swollen gums, redness or pain, receding gums, or sensitivity to hot and cold foods. Preventive dentistry is an important part of maintaining oral health and keeping teeth and gums healthy for years to come. It involves regular visits to the dentist and home care, as well as patient education on proper brushing and flossing technique and diet and nutrition. With the help of preventive dentistry, patients can achieve and maintain a lifetime of good dental health

Committee Members
Speaker at Dentistry and Oral Health 2024 - David Gillam

David Gillam

Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Speaker at Dentistry and Oral Health 2024 - Laurindo Moacir Sassi

Laurindo Moacir Sassi

Cancer Center Erasto Gaertner and Evangelical Mackenzie University Hospital, Brazil
Speaker at Dentistry and Oral Health 2024 - Rolf Ewers

Rolf Ewers

Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Dental 2024 Speakers
Speaker at Dentistry and Oral Health 2024 - Preetinder Singh

Preetinder Singh

Academy of Oral Surgery, United States
Speaker at Dentistry and Oral Health 2024 - Fay Goldstep

Fay Goldstep

Dental Clinician and International Speaker, Canada
Speaker at Dentistry and Oral Health 2024 - Maggie Augustyn

Maggie Augustyn

Untangle Me, LLC, United States
Speaker at Dentistry and Oral Health 2024 - Marcus Cowan

Marcus Cowan

Dentistry101, United States
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