Prof. Hernandez Alfaro, part of UIC’s new project to Fight against Periimplantitis

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Prof. Hernandez Alfaro, part of UIC’s new project to Fight against Periimplantitis

UIC Barcelona has recently announced the launch of a new research project: the Thematic Network of Bactericidal Biomaterials for the Fight against Periimplantitis, with funding from the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (MCIU) - State Research Agency (AEI). This is a project coordinated by Xavier Gil, rector of the UIC, and with the participation...

How much are dental implants?

Comparatively, getting dental implants is more expensive than other solutions to lost teeth, such as bridges or dental prostheses, but in the long run it turns out to be an excellent investment to improve not only our smile, but our overall health. Let's see why: To begin with, dental implants are the only solution that...

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...

Five tips for the hygiene of your dental prosthesis

Prosthetic teeth, like our natural teeth, require good hygiene to keep them in good condition. Here are five tips that will help you do so: 1. Have an excellent oral hygiene. To prevent bacterial infections, it is important to brush your teeth and floss regularly. Infections can weaken your gums and push back your jaw....