By Anupam Dabral24 Aug 2018, 09:40 IST
Dental hygiene is of utmost importance. However, there are many who ignore it. It does not only become a baring ground for a number of issues but these issues can last long. And needless to say, this can result in a variety of inconveniences like tooth decay, tooth erosion, ache, increased sensitivity and even mouth sores. In many such cases, the usual practice is to consult a dentist. But, there are a few factors that should be considered before you decide which dentist can fulfill your overall needs.
Dr. Ekta Chadha of Smile Studio, GK1, guides us through a few pointers that one should consider before visiting a dentist.
We live in an era of specialisation and super-specialisation. And no one can claim of being a master in everything. Your dentist should have a fully equipped team of professionals who can manage their tasks while assisting the dentist. If a person claims that he can manage everything on his own, then that might not be correct. While performing a dental surgery a dentist should have assistants who can work as a team of specialists with him.
Not just a dentist, hygiene is one thing which should be maintained in every hospital or a clinic without a compromise. So, before you visit a dentist, ensure that his facility is clean and basic necessities are taken care of. With a number of surgeries being done on a daily basis, any patient can become vulnerable to bacteria, therefore sterilization is of utmost importance. When a doctor uses his medical tools, bacteria settle on it and post any surgery, cleaning them with a disinfectant is recommended.
A dentist should be equipped with the latest equipment. With the latest developments in the medical field, today there are highly efficient tools and machines which are changing the game. Therefore make sure that the dentist is updated with modern tools.