Social responsibility in the time of pandemic

Social responsibility in the time of pandemic

From the announcement of the state of danger in our country, and then the outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, as a dental practitioner responsible for clinical work and dental practice, I have been pursuing the principle of medical responsibility in the profession, but also, and...
A dentist in the times of pandemic – a personal reflection

A dentist in the times of pandemic – a personal reflection

I’m a dental practitioner representing a profession, which, according to WHO statistics, has a very high indicator of professional burnout (ICD10 code: Z73.0): higher than in other medical specialties, higher than managers, economists, and even policemen, soldiers or...

Headache and tooth illnesses

Could migraines be caused by untreated cavities in tooth or teeth grinding? It’s difficult to define it precisely. A little dental trouble for example small cavities definitely aren’t reasons of migraines. However habit of crimping or tooth grinding could cause muscle...

Visit to a dentist when pregnant

“Dental treatment is inappropriate when pregnant. Is it true?” It depend on its’ kind. For pregnant women inappropriate is to use laser and ultrasound equipment. If surgical or root canal treatment is necessary, you have to reckon with that it’s not...

Teeth restoration

We can supplement deficiencies using removable or permanent prosthetic restorations (e.g. porcelain bridges). The latter, however, require grinding of adjacent, often healthy teeth. If we want to avoid this, then the best solution is implantological treatment (implant...

DENTOPHOBIA

Statistics show that 96 percent of adult Poles feel the fear of going to the dentist, and some patients are even paralyzed by fear of starting treatment. Dentophobia is often stronger than the desire to care for the health and aesthetics of our smile. At the same...