1601, 2023

Foods beneficial for dental health

A balanced diet and oral hygiene A balanced diet, together with adequate oral hygiene, is essential to develop and maintain strong teeth that are resistant to cavities. In the same way that consuming certain foods can increase the risk of suffering from cavities, there are many others that make them beneficial for our dental health. Milk and its derivatives: They are an important source of calcium, an essential element for enamel repair, protecting teeth from wear. Among the dairy products, cheese must be highlighted, [...]

2612, 2022

Pitted tooth: causes, symptoms and solutions

What is a chipped tooth? The expression "capped tooth" commonly refers to a cavity in a molar. Although cavities can appear on any tooth, including primary teeth, when they occur on molars, it is usually especially painful. How to identify the symptoms of a chipped tooth? Toothache can respond to a variety of oral problems, from a cavity to a more widespread infection, such as an abscess. Therefore, the best way to identify a chipped tooth is by going to a trusted dentist. However, it is possible [...]

1212, 2022

The importance of early action in childhood dental trauma

What is dental trauma? Dental trauma is a fracture or loss of one or more teeth. Visits to the dentist due to dental trauma are very frequent, and even more so in summer, since doing more outdoor activities, going on excursions, swimming in swimming pools increases the risk of falling. There are two incidence peaks according to age: The first incidence peak is between 10 and 24 months of age, due to the beginning of autonomy in crawling and the beginning of learning to [...]

3011, 2022

Retraction of gums: causes and solutions

Gum retraction or gingival recession consists of the weakening and displacement of the gum tissue that surrounds the tooth, causing greater exposure of the tooth root. It is a very common pathology in adulthood that must be addressed when it is detected, not only for aesthetic reasons, but also because of the serious problems it can cause in dental health. Among the main causes of gum retraction are: aggressive brushing, trauma or bruxism, periodontal diseases and tobacco. Causes [...]

1111, 2022

How to lose your fear of the dentist in 7 steps

Fear of the dentist or odontophobia is a problem suffered by many people, whether they are adults or children. It is estimated that 15% of the Spanish population suffer from it. In most cases, it is caused by a previous bad experience of our own or it can also be unfounded by someone close to us. These tips serve both adult patients and children, although in the latter case, parents or guardians have an important role. Let's see what they are and how we can easily apply them. The 7 easy steps to [...]

1110, 2022

What are periodontal pockets? And how to remove them

Periodontal pockets are holes or sacs that form between the gum and the bone of the tooth, there may be one or more than one and adopt different sizes depending on their severity. These holes, also called periodontal sacs, contain an accumulation of bacteria that, if not treated, could destroy the bone and ultimately the tooth would be lost. How do periodontal pockets arise? […]

2709, 2022

Dental stains: causes and solutions

Dental stains are imperfections that alter the color of the enamel. In some cases it may be indicating a severe health problem, while in others it only causes aesthetic discomfort to the patient. Whatever the origin of dental stains, they all have specific treatments to improve results. What types of stains exist? […]

2308, 2022

Sugar causes cavities: truth or myth

Caries is an infectious disease that consists of the destruction of hard dental tissues by the presence of bacteria. It is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases in children and adults worldwide. Caries is estimated to affect between 60 and 90% of the school-age child population and almost 90% of adults worldwide. The appearance of caries is closely related to lifestyle, fundamentally eating habits and oral hygiene and the high [...]

908, 2022

What is bruxism and how to treat it with discharge splints?

Bruxism is the action of clenching the teeth unconsciously, usually at night, which causes problems in the oral health of those who suffer from it. It is estimated that up to 20% of the population suffers from it today. Among its main causes are stress and anxiety and it manifests itself with cervical, head or tooth pain, swollen gums or sensitivity, among others. The consequences of bruxism […]

2907, 2022

How long do implants take to heal?

One of the most frequent doubts of patients before undergoing dental implant treatment is precisely scarring. At the same time, healing is one of the factors that will determine the success of the treatment. How long does it take for the implant to heal? […]

2106, 2022

Bad breath: causes and how to eliminate it

Most people suffer or have suffered from halitosis at some point in their lives. Halitosis or bad breath can vary due to factors such as: the time of day, the day of the month (it worsens before and during menstruation), when you are hungry or dry mouth and the smell is worse when you start talking. Causes of bad breath […]

906, 2022

What type of orthodontics to choose?: Invisible brackets and aligners

Orthodontic treatment is not only indicated to solve aesthetic problems, but in many cases it is recommended to correct and improve functional aspects. More and more adults are coming to the clinic in search of orthodontic treatment, although choosing which one is sometimes complicated. Therefore, we explain the main differences between brackets or fixed orthodontics and invisible aligners or removable orthodontics. Orthodontics with brackets The brackets consist of small squared pieces that adhere to the tooth, on which the [...]

3105, 2022

What are the consequences of missing teeth for your health?

The lack of teeth in adulthood can be caused by multiple factors. The causes can be several, although in all cases a review by a specialist dentist will be necessary. It is common to think that the lack of a tooth or tooth only entails aesthetic inconveniences, but nothing is further from the truth. This could be causing other oral health problems. Causes of tooth loss 1. Periodontal diseases Periodontal diseases are caused by an infection of the gums. In the [...]

1305, 2022

Bleeding gums: why does it occur and how to fix it?

Bleeding gums are caused by an alteration of oral bacteria. This is a common symptom that you may have experienced at some time. Although you should not be alarmed, you should not overlook it either as it could indicate a periodontal disease that in the worst case could even lead to the loss of teeth. […]

2804, 2022

Why is it important to periodically visit our dental clinic?

Many people have a certain fear of going to their dental clinic. In some cases, there may even be a genuine phobia. This is one of the reasons why so many patients go to the dentist when there is no other choice. However, regular check-ups and prevention are essential to maintain good dental health. […]

1904, 2022

How to prevent periodontal diseases?

Periodontal diseases are dangerous chronic pathologies because they hardly produce symptoms at the beginning and can even be imperceptible. However, they can cause serious damage to the gums and the bone that supports the teeth. […]

2403, 2022

About periodontal treatments: laser, tartarectomy and curettage

Dental health is an aspect that concerns society in general, since no one wants to suffer the consequences of an infection, severe pain or tooth loss. Not visiting the dentist frequently and not maintaining proper oral hygiene can lead to various pathologies, such as periodontitis. […]

1603, 2022

4 curiosities about dental implantology

Dental implantology has become a revolution in the world of dentistry. It is a permanent and uncomplicated solution to replace a tooth or the entire set of teeth. […]

2102, 2022

The latest trends in orthodontics

The more positioned teeth are much more than an aesthetic problem. This alteration can cause poor chewing, which can cause digestive disorders. On the other hand, an incorrect dental occlusion can cause other discomforts, such as tension in the chewing muscles and neck, shoulder or back pain, among others. […]

1402, 2022

How to avoid oral infections?

Regular visits to the dental clinic, along with proper oral hygiene, is the best way to prevent oral infections. In this way, if an infection occurs, it is detected in time and solved more easily. […]

3001, 2022

Do you know what Periodontics consists of? Meet her for better oral health

Periodontics is a specialty of dentistry that focuses on gum disease. These pathologies, mainly gingivitis and periodontitis, affect the tissues that support the teeth or implants. […]

1701, 2022

We resolve all doubts about curettage, pyorrhea, dental scaling and root planing

Gum pathologies must be treated immediately to avoid further damage that may affect the teeth. The first symptoms, such as inflammation, bleeding, bad breath or dental sensitivity, are the warning signal to go to the periodontist clinic as soon as possible. […]

2212, 2021

The close relationship between oral health and periodontics

Prevention of cavities and periodontal disease contributes to improving our oral health and, believe it or not, our health in general. Periodontitis or gum disease is the most common pathology in people. It is estimated that around 85 % of the Spanish population over 35 years of age have some problem related to their gums. […]

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