Category Archives: Soins Dentaires

General information on proper cleaning and oral hygiene from specialists. Dental clinics in Lausanne, Aigle and Fribourg

Baby's first tooth: everything you need to know

Baby's first tooth

Parents often have many questions about their baby's first tooth. At what age does it emerge? How can we ease the discomfort caused by teething? What should be done for baby's oral hygiene? HELVIDENT answers the questions most frequently asked by parents. 1. When does baby's first tooth appear? [...]

Orthodontics for adults: there's no age limit for a beautiful smile

adult orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment is not just for children and teenagers. In fact, it's never too late to achieve a beautiful smile. Orthodontics for adults has been booming in recent years. Today, more and more patients are getting braces. HELVIDENT explains when to consult an orthodontist. [...]

Children learn oral hygiene at an early age

brushing children's teeth

The number-one problem threatening children's oral hygiene in Switzerland is tooth decay. Although dentists from Fribourg to Lausanne are seeing an improvement, the risks are still there. It's not uncommon for cavities to form on the milk teeth of very young children. By the age of 5 [...]

Good food for teeth: oral health also comes from the plate

Foods good for teeth

When we talk about oral health, we tend to think of foods and drinks to avoid. On this subject, you can read our article on bad eating habits for your teeth. However, there are also many foods that are good for your teeth and bring real benefits in terms of oral hygiene. [...]

Pregnancy and dental care: what you need to know to keep your smile beautiful

pregnancy dental care

"Pregnancy is a phase of life when dental care requires special attention," explains gynecologist-obstetrician Amélie. "Mums-to-be need to be extra vigilant to prevent problems and preserve the beauty of their smile." When a woman is pregnant, her oral health becomes a priority. Indeed, the hormonal and physiological changes [...]

No more fear of the dental chair: these revolutionary techniques will calm your nerves

fear of the dental chair

The mere mention of a dental appointment can make many people shudder. In fact, according to the latest studies, dental anxiety affects almost a third of all people. But in 2024, new solutions are emerging to help these patients overcome their fear of the dental chair. Dental anxiety, a widespread phenomenon "Dental anxiety [...]

Dental scaling: how does the consultation work?

dental scaling

Dental scaling may not be the most pleasant of times, admittedly. Some people go to their dental appointments reluctantly, apprehensively, even with a healthy dose of fear. Others tend to skip the scaling. And yet, this dental care is essential to preserve your oral health. HELVIDENT can help you [...]

Bruxism: solutions for teeth grinding

teeth grinding bruxism

The term "bruxism" refers to tooth clenching and friction without any functional purpose. Dentists in Lausanne and Fribourg also refer to persistent mandibular parafunction. Clenching your teeth when you're irritated happens to everyone, but after a while you start to relax. That said, some people suffer [...].

Dental X-rays: when are they needed?

types of dental radiography

Dental radiography is one of the routine procedures performed by dentists in Lausanne and Fribourg. This examination, based on X-ray technology, provides precise images of the oral cavity. Professionals can thus assess the state of your oral health, as well as detect pathologies not visible to the naked eye. What are the [...]

Interdental cleaning: which accessories to use?

interdental cleaning

Interdental cleaning is one of the best ways to improve oral hygiene. Yet it's often overlooked. Toothbrushes, whether manual or electric, can't reach every nook and cranny of your mouth, especially the spaces between your teeth. So you need to use other accessories to dislodge the stubborn [...].