What to do prior to treatment?
Precise oral examination, x-rays of the neighbouring teeth are
necessary. The patient also gets detailed information on the planned
Sometimes before polishing premedication treatment is needed such as
root canal filling or building up the tooth below the crown-stump.
In case the patient suspects metal allergy, metal allergy test must
be done. The properly prepared teeth then will be polished.
It is advised to eat before every dental treatment because it is
recommended not to eat until the numbness lasts, which is usually
for 3-4 hours after the injection.