Periodontitis and overweight. Is there a correlation?
Periodontitis is a widespread disease that creates widespread problems and discomforts for many patients. Sometimes its severity can even lead to surgery and implants to restore smiles and the ability to chew without problems. Remaining on the topic of food, however, another widespread pathology is that of obesity or in any case being overweight. Some […]
When and why to consult a gnathologist? Here are the reasons
The gnathologist is a specialist in curing all of those disorders related to a bad occlusion of the jaw and the muscular system. Among the most important mandibular functions we find: chewing, swallowing, phonatory and postural function. The gnathologist is always part of the branch of dentistry but should not be confused with the dentist […]
Bruxism, a disorder that affects nearly one in three people.
Grinding your teeth by rubbing the upper arch with the lower one is a widespread activity that we often carry out even unconsciously during the day. This activity is called bruxism and is particularly common among children, but generally also in adults during the night. But what exactly is it about? What are the causes […]
Periodontitis, an underestimated problem. How to recognize it and what to eat
Also known as pyorrhea, periodontitis is a disease that affects the gums. Going more specifically, it is actually an infection that affects all the tissues that support the teeth such as the gums, alveolar bone, tooth root cementum and the periodontal ligament. Periodontitis has always been a pathology that has created various inconveniences, but what […]
Immediate loading implantology. The All on 4 and All on 6 techniques
Immediate loading implantology has been an important conquest that has allowed many patients to return to showing off an enviable smile in a short time compared to the times that were and are expected with deferred loading. Implantology, to date, allows you to rehabilitate an entire arch using two methods that are generally associated with […]
Old age and oral health. Risks, problems and how to deal with them
When it comes to oral health, an entire branch is now taken into consideration which is made up of many fields, but which above all also affects the overall well-being of our body. This close correlation becomes more and more true with the arrival of old age. The latter involves changes in the body and […]
Dental prostheses: fixed prostheses and removable prostheses. Which one to choose?
When you lose one or more teeth you can suffer, most of the time, a psychological repercussion. But what happens specifically? Our smile is no longer the same, we begin to lose self-confidence and avoid any dinner out with friends or even relatives. This behavior, over time, becomes a real torture. Dental prostheses represent the […]
Fear of the dentist? Here’s how to overcome it with conscious sedation
The term “odontophobia” encompasses in all respects the fear that some people have of the dentist. Conscious sedation tries to remedy this problem and give the right solution even to those who just can’t overcome this phobia and for these reasons even postpone necessary and vital interventions for their oral health, and beyond. But what […]
The habit of finger in the mouth in children. The negative effect on the teeth
One of the most common habits in children, from the first months after birth, is to put their finger in their mouth. A habit that begins when you are small and sometimes lasts for more than a few years. However, there is no perception of how much this childhood practice can be the cause of […]
Sensitive teeth? That’s when eating or drinking becomes a nuisance
Do you feel discomfort or pain when you eat or drink things that are too hot, cold, or particularly sugary? Then you definitely have a problem with marked tooth sensitivity or hypersensitivity. Are you tired of trying it? Would you like to solve the problem once and for all? There can be several reasons for […]