Orthodontics in the adult age

Until recently, many thought that orthodontics was only for children and that after a certain age, teeth could no longer be corrected. There is no age limit to undergo orthodontic treatments, but now you can correct the position of our teeth at any age, but it is always important to have a good specialist. The […]

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Orthodontics indications and treatments

The term orthodontics comes from the combination of two Greek terms, “Roth”, which means right or straight and “Oconto‚Äôs” which means tooth. The straightening of irregular teeth (orthodontic treatment) requires the use of fixed or temporary elements that move the teeth that are positioned incorrectly so that the dental arch reaches a normal socket or […]

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Overcoming the fear of dental treatment

Is dental phobia a big problem? 12% of the population has some degree of anxiety about dentistry. Oral health has many repercussions. In addition to the obvious effects on teeth and gums, it can affect a person’s self-confidence. Sometimes people who neglect their teeth they can develop psychological problems (the person’s constantly have your hand […]

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Orthodontics and pregnancy

Is it convenient to undergo orthodontic treatment while pregnant? Should dental treatment be stopped if during pregnancy the woman becomes pregnant? Should special measures be taken for that case? These are some of the most frequent questions when it comes to orthodontics and pregnancy. In general, it can be said that in principle nothing discourages […]

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Poor dental health affects school performance

The most common dental diseases in school children are dental caries, gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) and malocclusions (alteration of the position of the teeth and morphology of the jaws), which are caused by bacterial plaque accumulated in the teeth. The dentist says that, also, there are other harmful habits frequent in school children that […]

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Orthodontics in adults and children

The teeth can be moved and corrected at any age, and orthodontics allows you to modify your position in the bone. It does not happen in the same way if it is necessary to correct the position of the jaws, since for this it is necessary that the patient has growth, which is known as […]

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Management of the patient with AIDS in the dental practice

The HIV virus attacks the immune system of people, weakening it and making them vulnerable to a series of infections, some of which endanger life. In the dentist’s office, not all patients will refer them to the specialist who has HIV, for this reason the health professional should treat all of their patients taking the […]

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Poor oral hygiene causes tooth loss

The population washes their teeth once a day, when the ideal is three, that is, after each meal. The lack of oral hygiene facilitates the development of caries and periodontal disease, which will generate loss of teeth. The most people who demand dental care, come with intense pain from very advanced caries, in which the […]

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Poor oral hygiene increases the risk of cancer

A study conducted in Sweden among 1,400 adults over 24 years found that poor oral hygiene generates tartar, inflammation of the gums and even the possible loss of teeth. In addition, as if the damages were few, it can also increase the risk of people suffering from cancer. The sample taken into account for the […]

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Professional dental whitening

The tooth whitening is a cosmetic treatment that is able to reduce the original color various shades of teeth. Teeth whitening can be done in the office or at home, or both together. The whitening of the teeth allows to eliminate most of the stains of extrinsic causes such as tea, coffee and other infusions, […]

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