Periodontics and diabetes

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Periodoncia

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...

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants have an average lifespan of 15 to 25 years. However, numbers may vary based on a number of factors. In most cases, the implant itself is permanent, since titanium (implant material) fuses with the jawbone in a process called osseointegration, and lasts as long as the jawbone is there, often during the rest...

The mouth as an indicator of serious diseases

Oral health is a reflection of the general condition of our body. If our mouth is healthy, it is very likely that we will enjoy good health, but the opposite is also true: if we have poor oral health, we may also have other problems. A very high percentage of systemic diseases (including diabetes, leukemia,...