Professional dental hygiene: 8 facts you should know

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Professional dental hygiene: 8 facts you should know

Just as every year we do different check-ups to control and maintain our health and fitness, dental prophylaxis, or professional dental hygiene is an essential procedure not only to keep our teeth in good condition, but also to prevent much more serious problems and diseases that can originate from poor oral hygiene. That's why we...

Gingivectomía o gingivoplastia: ¿Qué necesito para alargar mis dientes?

There are different techniques to make short teeth appear longer. Dr. Vanessa Ruiz Magaz, Periodontist at the Maxillofacial Institute, explains two of them and their differences: Gigivectomy Gingivectomy is a type of technique with mainly functional purposes that consists of reducing the height of the gums in order to reduce or eliminate periodontal pockets, although...

Periodontics and diabetes

The close connection existing between poor oral health and diabetes has been widely proven in scientific literature to this day. As explained by Dr. Vanessa Ruiz Magaz, Periodontist of the Maxillofacial Institute, periodontal diseases appear due to an accumulation of bacteria around the gums and the migration of these same bacteria into their own interior,...

What happens if I do not replace a missing tooth?

It is vitally important to replace those missing dental pieces that, for one reason or another, we lose throughout our life, since not doing so can have consequences of varying degrees of severity. When you lose a tooth, the bone surrounding the roots of the said tooth begins a process of resorption, a kind of...