What is Oral and Dental Health?

  • The unit of hospitals and similar health institutions responsible for providing the necessary medical intervention for diseases related to the mouth, teeth, gums and jaw area is called the oral and dental health unit. The healthcare professionals working in this unit are listed as chief physician, dentist, dental technician, dental prosthesis technician, x-ray technician, nurse, and sterilization nurse.
  • Oral and dental health problems can be experienced in many different ways. ​ Oral and dental health problems may occur depending on many factors such as genetic structure, age, paying attention to personal care and hygiene rules, and nutrition. This situation has led to the emergence of many subunits of the oral and dental health department. These sections; It is classified as orthodontics, periodontics, pedodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, endodontics and aesthetic dentistry. While each of these units deals with a separate disease, sometimes cooperation can be established between subunits in complex situations.
  • In the oral and dental health unit, the patient’s complaints are listened to in detail by the relevant healthcare provider and then the necessary tests are performed. In the meantime, it is important for the doctor to examine and listen to the patient’s health history. The diagnosis is made in the light of the information provided by the patient and the test results. The treatment method to be applied according to the diagnosis should be shared with the patient. Treatment methods differ depending on the oral and dental health problem experienced.

Specialist Dr. Celal Şehlaver

Randevu Oluştur Speciali...