I'm afraid to go to the dentist, what should I do?
Dentophobia (fear of dental treatment) affects adults and children, until the last postponing a visit to the clinic. As a rule, this only aggravates the situation and forces one to…

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Ankylosis. Part II: Treatment of adults with tooth ankylosis
It is known that the root of an ankylosed tooth usually undergoes resorption and subsequent replacement with bone tissue. In addition, if ankylosis occurs before the growth and development of…

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Toothache or pain associated with dental disease
Why does a tooth hurt? Causes of Toothache Many of us felt this or that toothache: sharp, piercing the entire jaw, ear, eyes, or aching monotonous, which intensifies, then subsides,…

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Periodontitis treatment with medical leeches

Periodontitis is a fairly widespread disease in which periodontal tissues become inflamed. It carries a very unpleasant sensation and reduces the quality of life: there is bleeding and swelling of the gums, loosening of the teeth, pain when biting and chewing food. Naturally, the first thing is to urgently contact a specialist in the clinic.

After examination, the doctor will select the correct treatment. It can be traditional:special therapeutic toothpastes;
medicines
massage;
lotions and rinses;
medical brushing;
physiotherapy.
And it may be unconventional, but very effective and common at the present time.

Periodontitis treatment with medical leeches
Hirudotherapy is a method of alternative medicine, the treatment of human diseases with the help of a medical leech. Many are familiar with this method and know what hirudotherapy is, but do not even suggest that they can be used in dental practice of various profiles (therapeutic, orthopedic and surgical).

But this method found its main application in diseases of the oral mucosa and in the treatment of patients with various degrees of gum disease (periodontal disease – treatment of periodontitis and gingivitis). The method can be applied for prophylactic or therapeutic purposes.

The effectiveness of hirudotherapy in the treatment of periodontitis has been proven and confirmed by a number of studies. This treatment gives a longer healing effect than traditional methods. Symptoms of the disease disappear for several years, and sometimes even do not resume at all. While with normal procedures, you will forget about the disease for only six months or a year.

Medical leeches. What are they like?
There are over 1000 types of leeches. They live in water and humid areas (lake, sea, swamp, ponds). Leeches vary in different sizes, can reach up to 20 cm in length. The leech has front and rear suction cups. Proboscis leeches have a large front suction cup with a muscular proboscis. With suction cups and chewing jaws, leeches can absorb blood.

Veneers: Pros and Cons
Vining, veneers, lumineers, tooth coatings, tooth pads. In the article we will tell you what it is, whether they are harmful to health and how much it costs. Veneers are…

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Ankylosis. Part III: Treatment of Children with Permanent Ankylosis
As mentioned in parts I and II of the series of articles about ankylosis, several factors must be taken into account when choosing the appropriate treatment option for ankylosed tooth.…

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Orthodontic treatment at iStomatolog Clinic
Specialists of the iStomatolog clinic make their efforts, knowledge and experience in order to make the smiles of patients aesthetic. We strive to make the treatment process as convenient as…

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Ankylosis. Part V: Autotransplantation
Usually, in the treatment of ankylosed teeth in children, it is recommended to remove such teeth before intensive growth cycles so that the growth and subsequent teething do not create…

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