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Periodontics: periodontal disease

  • What are gum diseases?

    The most common is Gingivitis, which affects only the gum, inflaming it; and the most serious is periodontitis in which case the bone is destroyed.

  • What is the gum?

    The healthy gum serves to hold the teeth and constitutes with the bone and the ligament periodontal the periodonto.

  • How i know if my gum is sick?

    The symptoms are spontaneous bleeding or bleeding from brushing; bad taste; bad breath; redness; withdrawl; sensitivity which can include pain, loose teeth, and supperation (pus).

  • Why do I have bad breath?

    Because of peridontitis, bacteria produced in the mouth, but after treatment, the bad smell goes away.

  • Why do I have bad breath?

    Because of peridontitis, bacteria produced in the mouth, but after treatment, the bad smell goes away.

  • What relation do they keep the state of the gum with my general health?

    It has been related causally to the cardiovascular accidents, as well as under control of the diabetes and the risk of its complications.

  • What happens if the teeth move?

    When this happens, it means that the illness has advanced because the tooth has lost support and has a worsening prognosis.

  • What treatment do i need?

    The producing bacteria of the illness must be eliminated and correct the factors that cause them or aggravate how the bad hygiene is, the tobacco and others as the dental malposición. The first thing will be to realize a study and clinical and radiological diagnosis continued by a basic phase that comprises a few deep cleanlinesses called curettages, sufficient to treat the light cases.

  • What is periodontal surgery?

    For the cases that only with the basic phase it is not sufficient and we need to gain access to the bag periodontal improving the anatomy of the bone. Other times we need to correct the gum with surgery mucogingival.

  • What is the periodontal face-lift?

    Procedures that help us to reconstruct the smile affected by the periodontitis or other causes, helping to place, in many cases, a healthy, esthetic prosthesis.

  • What other measurements would need?

    Sometimes because of the aggressiveness of the illness, we need to do microbiological analyses or try genetic testing.

  • How can I keep my mouth healthy?

    As periodontitis is a chronic illness, it is necessary to control it in the long term with maintenance visits, generally every 6 months, to realize the opportune individualized hygiene, as well as radiological control and of the depth of the periodontal bags.

Dental implants

  • What are dental implants?

    They are artificial roots of titanium that are integrated into the bone, on which we will place a crown or dental prosthesis.

  • When are the dental implants indicated?

    When we want to restore tooth lost have or do not indent adjacent that one prefers to avoid to use to Obtain anchoring for dental prostheses and to maintain the bony volume.

  • What to do in case I lose only one tooth?

    Thanks to the implant, we will avoid having to carve adjacent teeth that it debilitates. There we’ll get connected to this implant a crown or esthetic, easy case for sanitizing and complete function.

  • And if I am missing several teeth?

    We will avoid having to carve nearby teeth for bridges, or to place removable prostheses with its mobility disadvantages, being able to place implants with the prosthesis it fixes, which would be the first option.

  • Of what does the treatment consist?

    The procedure includes a phase of diagnostic study in 3D and planning, a surgical phase in its diverse forms and a phase restorer according to the prosthesis chosen and to finish a correct maintenance to assure the long-term success.

  • How can I reconstruct my mouth if I have lost all my teeth?

    In this case, we only would have the option of the prosthesis finished with its disadvantages of ,mobility, rubbings, loss of sensation of the taste, morning sickness, difficulty of the speech, etc, as this would be the first option to place implants with favored prosthesises of which there are several types which are advantageous in comfort, esthetics and functionality.

  • who should treat?

    These treatments must be realized by qualified specialists experienced with the necessary and essential team and in narrow relation with its general dentist.

  • When the treatment is over, how can I maintain it?

    It is necessary a few periodic care of the team of the specialist adapted to every case, but the most frequent visits of hygiene and control of adjustment and occlusion with individualized radiological control are every 6 months to guarantee the success of 100 % long-term.

  • Am I going to take the teeth after the implantation?

    Whenever it is possible we will place on the same day of the implantation provisional teeth with immediate function for the patient’s comfort, until the final period of bone integration of the implants, which is 3 to 6 months, which is when we will place the final prosthetic.

Endodoncia

  • What does it serve?

    To save the affected teeth of caries or traumatism that they affect to the nerve.

  • How many meetings are needed?

    In most cases with only one meeting it is sufficient, always to criterion of the specialist.

  • Is it painful?

    It is done with local anesthesia, and if it appears the least bit painful, suitable medication will be found, or more anesthesia will be use.

  • What does it consist of?

    The tissue is eliminated neurovascularly with the interior of the conduit of the tooth, it is cleaned and prepares the conduit until the end of the root and is refilled and plugged completely with a special material.

  • When is it necessary?

    When the tooth affected by deep caries, traumas or blows becomes sensitive to the cold, heat or hurts with the chewing. A gumboil or change of color of the tooth can occur. Also, this can be indicated by periodontal injury or by prosthetic indication.

  • Do alternatives exist?

    The alternative is the extraction and to value the laying of an implant but only if it is necessary.

Clinical cases

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Treatment PERIODONTICS

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Ortodontics and Implants

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Esthetic ceramics for computer on natural teeth opposite esthetic Superior.

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Esthetic ceramics made by a computer on natural teeth opposite esthetic top and low after treatment periodontal.

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Esthetic ceramics for computer on natural teeth.

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Change in the smile after esthetic rehabilitation

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Multiple Gum Graft

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Gum graft in the side incisor

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Unitary implant in 12

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Unitary implant in canine Superiors teeth

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Bimaxillary rehabilitation in ceramics after implantation guided by computer

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Unitary implant in the 1st molar

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Top rehabilitations on implants in ceramics and zirconium designed by computer

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Top rehabilitation on implants in ceramics and zirconium designed by computer

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