4. Doctor Phan Hoang Hai confided about the mission of a specialist in maxillofacial restoration & cosmetic dentistry

Doctor Phan Hoang Hai confided about the mission of a specialist in maxillofacial restoration & cosmetic dentistry

“In the heart of everyone, a passion is cherished, and my passion is to devote to the development of the medical and dental industry in Vietnam, especially in the field of maxillofacial prosthetics, cosmetic dentistry. & digital. To do this, I am constantly learning and researching about dental knowledge around the world, countries with a developed dental background; then apply these values ​​in improving the quality of treatment and share them with the dental community and all those interested in the field.”

Specialist in cosmetic dental restorations Phan Hoang Hai

Doctor Phan Hoang Hai shares about necessary techniques in dentistry

Overview of the state of cosmetic dental restorations in Vietnam

 Basic knowledge of cosmetic dental restorations

 Aesthetic dental restoration is a form of using teeth/dentures or other tooth fabrication methods to replace missing teeth while still replicating all the natural physical and aesthetic features of real teeth.  In addition, it is also responsible for restructuring and restoring defects in the maxillofacial region such as missing bones, jaws as well as surrounding structures.

 Cosmetic dental restorations are applied to cases including:

  •  In case of loss of one or more teeth on the jaw.
  •  In case of loss of tooth shape such as chipped teeth, broken teeth, …
  •  In case of dental diseases that need to be restored such as enamel wear, tooth decay, pulpitis, …
  •  In case the teeth have cosmetic defects such as crooked teeth, slightly overbite, wide teeth, … but do not want to intervene with orthodontic technology.

 Currently, in the dental industry, two main methods are used to restore aesthetic teeth, including: removable prostheses and fixed prostheses,

  • Removable prosthetics: using partial or complete removable dentures to replace missing teeth;  This type of jaw is created from materials such as metal for frame jaws, PMMA for hard plastic jaws, flexible plastic jaws, depending on the preferences and needs of the patient.
  • Fixed prosthetics: using Implant technology, making bridges, crowns (teeth), Veneer, Inlay or Onlay to supplement the missing teeth.  This method is often more popular choice than removable restorations. 
Teeth need to be taken care of to be healthier and more aesthetic

Currently, dental problems not only exist in children, but also appear very common with the increasing demand for treatment in adults as well.  Common dental diseases are irregular teeth, crooked teeth, unstable teeth, fragile enamel, etc., causing many obstacles in daily life such as:

  •  Affects eating and chewing, making health decline.
  •  Impaired oral muscle movement makes speech difficult.
  •  Painful molars cause unpleasant sensations that affect the mood of the sufferer.
  •  The ratio of teeth is much different from the jaw frame, reducing aesthetics, causing a lack of confidence in appearance.

 Some defects on teeth seem innocuous, such as teeth that are too large for the arch or teeth that are crowded, but can still interfere with chewing activities, affect the aesthetics of the smile and significantly reduce the level of teeth.  confidence in everyday communication.  The worrying thing is, people in our country rarely pay attention to cosmetic and oral health issues.

Current status of oral health in Vietnam

More than 60% of children in Vietnam have problems with periodontitis and gum disease

The Central Institute of Odonto-Stomatology has statistic data on the pathological status of dental problems in Vietnam as follows: 90% of the Vietnamese population suffers from dental diseases, mainly tooth decay, periodontitis, and periodontitis. gingivitis; in which 75% of the population has tooth decay and 90% of adults have gingivitis and periodontitis.

In addition, the Institute also shows that: 80% of the elderly and adults have permanent decayed teeth; gingivitis and periodontitis account for 80% of adults and more than 60% of children; Especially, more than 30% of adults have a pathological pocket of pus around the root of the tooth, this is the cause of the teeth to be loose and the place to create a large infection of the oral cavity.

The above data show that the state of oral health in our country is at a red alert level, it is necessary to take care and restorative measures to improve aesthetics and limit their effects in daily life. day.

Understanding the current status and importance of oral health for people’s daily and spiritual life, cosmetic dental prosthetic doctor Phan Hoang Hai was determined to learn and do in-depth research to become a professional dentist. experts, contributing to the development of the dental industry, limiting oral diseases for people in the country.

Who is the cosmetic dental prosthetist Phan Hoang Hai?

Cosmetic dentistry specialist Phan Hoang Hai in the sharing session

 Cosmetic dentistry specialist Phan Hoang Hai is currently a maxillofacial specialist with strengths in cosmetic dentistry and maxillofacial prosthetics.  The doctor always makes constant efforts to research and apply digital technology to develop Dental Techniques and Maxillofacial Prosthetics;  or can be understood as improving comprehensive oral health based on science, including aesthetic science.

 It is known that in 2013, cosmetic dental prosthetic specialist Phan Hoang Hai graduated as a Doctor of Odonto-Stomatology at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City, then became a clinical assistant here for more than 1 year, and at the same time, at the same time, became a clinical assistant here.  as a general dentist in the Department of Orthodontics of the Department of Odonto-Stomatology.

The expert shared that, in the two years of officially working in this field, he found many unanswered questions about dental restoration solutions for long-term aesthetic results, including fixed restorations.  and removable restorations.  These questions prompted the expert to decide to study a 3-year master’s program at Mahidol University, majoring in Oral and Maxillofacial Prosthetics.

 Cosmetic dentist Phan Hoang Hai always focuses and promotes his expertise in 4 aspects:

  •  Full-mouth restoration combined with fixed and removable prosthetics
  •  Aesthetic Restoration
  •  Digital Dentistry
  •  Maxillofacial Restoration

 With the desire to share the valuable knowledge and skills that experts have gathered in recent years to the community of dental enthusiasts in general, or technicians and dentists in particular;  he has organized many quality training courses on the topic of cosmetic dental restorations in many forms (online and offline). 

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