It is a fact that the older you get the more likely you are to develop periodontal disease (gum disease) and, therefore, your mouth demands more care as time goes on.  However, gum disease not only occurs in older people, there are other risk factors that can allow gum disease to set in and progress whatever…

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The advancement of dental implant technology in Spain has made dental implants the best solution by far for people who have lost or are about to lose a tooth or, indeed, several teeth. Placement of dental implants is a shining example of just how far dentistry has progressed since removable dentures, the implants remaining firmly…

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Think about it for a moment … when the camera comes out, have you noticed that you no longer give your fullest smile? If this is the case, you are probably limiting your smile even without a camera around and very often a nice smile is what people most remember about someone they have just…

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The Spanish Society of Periodontics and Osseointegration (SEPA) has been involved for a number of years in campaigns for the prevention of periodontal disease (gum disease) and dental problems in older adults. One of the aspects highlighted by SEPA is the relationship between dental problems and general health problems such as heart disease, respiratory illnesses,…

Teeth whitening has become one of the most sought after cosmetic dental treatments in our clinics. The yearning for bright white teeth, for whatever reason, has led to an increase in the number of patients who undergo this type of treatment. Let’s see some guidelines and tips for teeth whitening according to our specialists: Steps…

Nowadays, there are different options for being able to feel relaxed at the dentist. Among them, and one of the most requested at our clinics, is conscious sedation. What are the advantages and who is eligible for sedation at the dentist? Let’s see what our specialist in dentistry, Dr. Yeray Placeres, says about it during…

Blanqueamiento dental Las Palmas

We all know just how fashionable it is these days to have whiter, brighter teeth. This lightening of your tooth colour can be successfully carried out with professional teeth whitening. Luz Rojas, specialist in this particular cosmetic dental treatment, explains to us what types of whitening techniques we have available at our clinics. Can tooth…

Three years ago, ICEO Dental opened its new clinic in the outpatient area of San Roque Hospital – Maspalomas. Owing to the fact that the clinic is located inside a hospital means that ICEO Dental can offer general anaesthesia for certain types of patients and treatments. In this interview, carried out by the radio programme…

Salud dental en Navidad

The festive season is full of tempting invitations to dine in or out with family, friends and work colleagues. It’s also when timetables and routines start to go off course, amongst those your normal dental hygiene routine. For this reason, we would like to offer you some sound advice to help you look after your…

Salud bucodental de tus hijos

In order to give your child the best possible chance of a healthy, good-looking smile in their young years and right through to adulthood, apart from keeping a sharp eye on their sugar intake, it is important to keep up a regular dental hygiene routine, right from brushing their first tooth. Firstly, it is important…

ortodoncia en adultos

Until fairly recently, most of us thought that braces were only for children or teenagers. This is no longer true and never really was, braces can be worn at any age as long as your teeth and gums are healthy. Nowadays, it is becoming increasingly more common to see adults wearing braces to enhance their…

Procedimientos de estética dental - ICEO Dental

When we talk about looking after our oral health, we are referring to all aspects concerning care of our oral hygiene and the prevention of health problems that can affect our teeth, oral cavity and mouth. However, when we talk about dental aesthetics (aesthetic dental treatments), we are referring to those procedures that help improve our…

Sedación consciente y anestesia general en el dentista

Dentistry has continued to advance, not only in the techniques used but also in the quality and safety of the treatments. Furthermore, many dental clinics nowadays place special importance on making a visit to the dentist as relaxing and pleasant as possible for each and every one of their patients. With this in mind, our…

Periimplantitis - cómo diagnosticarla y cómo tratarla

This type of condition occurs when bacteria build up on the base of a dental implant below the gum line. The bacteria then irritate the gum tissue, leading to inflammation and causing a condition known as “peri-implant mucositis”. This is more often than not caused by an inadequate oral hygiene routine (especially in the case…

Dentadura postiza ICEO Dental

According to the Spanish Office of Statistics (INE), in Spain there are currently eight million people over the age of 65. In this segment of the population, there is a high prevalence of edentulism, i.e. tooth loss, and many people have several teeth missing. Furthermore, the World Health Organization recognises edentulism as a severe global…

Dental health after 40

Despite having looked after your teeth well over the years, once you reach the age of forty, it becomes even more vital to make sure that your teeth and gums are in the best health possible. Your dental health and your teeth have now been through quite a bit of general wear and tear which can…

Aging and dental health

We all know that it is important to keep our teeth nice and clean, brushing them at least twice daily for a period of two minutes, flossing and using mouthwash. We are also aware of the importance of trying to keep up regular dental check-ups, along with the occasional scale and polish. However, once ageing…

Revisión dental anual - Clínica Dental ICEO

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends a “comprehensive oral evaluation” for all new patients at a dental clinic and every 3 years for existing patients. However, the official regional dental associations pertaining to the General Dental Council in Spain recommend an annual dental  check-up. Find the answers to any doubts you may have before arranging…

Boca sana en Navidad

We are all conscious of the fact that normally it can be a little difficult at times to keep up all of the dental hygiene measures that we should, but thanks to these measures we can avoid problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. So, if it can normally prove a little difficult, how can we make sure that we keep our teeth healthy  over the…

Pérdida dental y enfermedad cardiovascular

The link between tooth loss and heart disease has become one of the main reasons for emphasising even further the importance of oral health. Normally, an adult’s prime concern when experiencing tooth loss is how it will affect their appearance. However, as pressing as this may be, appearance and aesthetics are what we should least…

Psoriasis oral y salud bucodental

Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin disease which is hereditary and affects 2% of the population. It can appear anywhere on the body and, although rarely, can also cause oral mucosal lesions. Generally, dermatologists do not examine oral mucosa, despite the fact that there has been an increasing amount of medical research published regarding psoriasis…

Tratamiento de la enfermedad periodontal tras la pérdida de dientes - ICEO Dental

(Interview with Dr. Yeray Placeres on radio programme “Espejo Canario”) If we take the worst-case scenario, what would the treatment be for gum disease after losing teeth and, also, what would the consequences be? When we lose teeth, everything changes. On the one hand, we have an aesthetic problem as teeth play a very important…

Enfermedad periodontal: qué es y qué hacer

(Interview on radio programme “Espejo Canario” with Dr. Yeray Placeres, specialist in Periodontics and Dental Implants.) What is gum disease? Gum disease (periodontal disease) is an infection of the tissues that surround and support your teeth.  Plaque gradually builds up on teeth, causing damage to the soft tissue and bone necessary to support them.  Teeth then…

Chequeos dentales en Las Palmas

It is not unusual for a person only to make an appointment with their dentist once they have a problem. However, this can be detrimental not only to your dental health but also your health in general. Your mouth is, in fact, the window to your body’s physical condition, it reflects your general state of…

Fractura o caída de un diente permanente

Summer is here! Along with new things to do, holiday plans, changes in routine and, perhaps, not taking care of our teeth as well as we should. During the summer, there is a wider range of activities to enjoy and the climate entices us to participate in more of the outdoor activities. Consequently, dental injuries…

Oral rehabilitation in the Canary Islands

(Translation of S.I.’s patient testimonial, French dental tourist )   My Dental Tourism trip was a great decision. Firstly, because I had my oral rehabilitation carried out in the Canary Islands whilst enjoying a wonderful holiday in an ideal destination. And, secondly, because of the numerous advantages involved in travelling to the Canary Islands for dental treatment. Advantages that Clínica Dental…

Tratamientos de ortodoncia en Gran Canaria

What exactly is orthodontic treatment? Orthodontic treatment is within orthodontics, a field of dentistry that focuses on improving the appearance, position and function of crooked or abnormally aligned teeth. How do I know whether I need orthodontic treatment? The first step is obviously a visit to a dentist for a proper diagnosis. During this appointment,…

Sensibilidad dental - ICEO Dental

When you eat ice cream or have a sip of hot coffee, do you feel a twinge or even pain in your teeth? Do your teeth hurt when you are brushing or flossing them? It the answer is yes, you could be suffering from tooth sensitivity or be a person with sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth:…

Clínica Dental en Gran Canaria

The Dental Clinic ICEO Sur, previously located in the Edificio Mercurio (Playa del Inglés) has moved to new modern facilities at the outpatient section of the San Roque Hospital – Maspalomas, and has now become the most advanced Dental Clinic on Gran Canaria. The opening of our new clinic on Gran Canaria has appeared in…

A dental laboratory and its technicians are often a vital part of a patient’s dental treatment, creating partial dentures, dentures, implants, bridges, crowns, veneers and orthodontic appliances straighten, protect and enhance their smile.  However, as the majority of dental clinics outsource their dental lab work, there is usually no close contact between the dentist and…

Limpieza dental profesional Las Palmas

Some people think that professional dental cleaning is simply a more thorough cleaning of your teeth but it is much more than that. Perhaps the commonly used term “scale and polish” for the procedure gives us a better idea what is involved. Teeth are not always perfectly shaped and, therefore, when you are brushing them…

Diabetes y salud bucal

Dental hygiene is obviously an essential part of good health. For people with diabetes however, dental health is even more important because problems with the teeth and gums can be more common and more serious than for the average person. It is very important to let your dentist know that you have diabetes. Being aware…

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The advantages of Zirconia Implants: Las Palmas press release Dr. Yeray Placeres published an interesting article in LA PROVINCIA newspaper regarding zirconia implants as a solution to those patients who can develop an allergic reaction to metal implants. Surgical techniques and the materials involved have evolved over the years in order to attain ever-improving oral…

Estética Dental Iceo

Dr. Ana de Ponte on Aesthetic Dentistry in the press (La Provincia) Dr. Ana de Ponte Head of Smile Pro Iceo An article by Dr. Ana de Ponte – our Aesthetic Dentistry specialist and Head of our “Smile Pro ICEO” unit – was published in the newspaper La Provincia. Owing to the interest that resulted…

Dental Care and Cancer treatment

Some cancer patients tolerate chemotherapy better than others but, whatever the case may be, anyone due to undergo chemotherapy should arrange an appointment with their dentist as soon as possible and have a thorough dental check-up before the start of their chemotherapy treatment (ideally, at least one month before). Chemotherapy can unfortunately affect the healthy…

Dental flossing - Tips for oral health

Many people wonder just how important dental flossing is According to some reports it is considered even more important than brushing your teeth, therefore, the answer must be exceptionally important.  Some people claim that food never gets stuck in between their teeth as an excuse not to floss but flossing is more about removing plaque…

Zirconia Dental Implants – the latest in dental implantology ICEO Dental has, once again, been mentioned in the Canarian press for its innovation in dental implantology, having been pioneers in the use of zirconia dental implants on Gran Canaria. The article, published in ‘La Provincia’, highlights our determination from the beginning to minimise treatments that…

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