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

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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...

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...

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...

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....