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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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