General Odontology

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  • Retrieve your smile
  • Dental illness prevention
  • Complete initial study
  • All ages

 
Dentistry is a part of what we know as health sciences, and its goal is to study, diagnose and treat the diseases that can affect the stomatognathic system, composed by teeth, periodontium, temporomandibular joint and neuromuscular system, as well as the rest of structures that conform the oral cavity, like the tongue, the palate, the oral mucosa, salivary glands, lips, tonsils and oropharynx.

It’s mainly divided into these specialties:

  • Curator
  • Endodontics
  • Prosthesis
  • Orthodontics
  • Mouth surgery
  • Implantology
  • Periodontics
  • Temporomandibular joint (ATM)
  • Aesthetics

 
 

Our Odonthologic services

Conservative odontology is the one that has for goal the restoration of destroyed dental tissues, either by caries, traumas or other causes. The techniques used are various and actually the materials are composites, which have replaced silver amalgam completely.

That part of odonthology that has as goal the study of the structure, the morphology, phisiology and pathology of the dental pulp (colloquially known as “nerve”) and of the perirradicular tissues (the ones surrounding the root).

 

Endodontics include differential diagnostic and orofacial pain treatment of pulp and periapical origin; treatments to maintain pulp vitality, treatment of radicular vessels, chirurgical treatments in order to eliminate inflamatory periapical tissues of pulpal pathology origin; as well as root amputation, apicoectomy and hemisection; treatment of the consecutive affectation of the pulp in trauma, reinsertion of avulsionated teeth, teeth whitening, retreatment of teeth having a prior failure of endodontic treatment and restoration of the dental crown by using bolts in the area formerly occupied by the pulp.

Specialty in charge of return the function, anatomy, phonation and aesthetics of the stomatognathic system as a consequence of the loss of one or more teeth.

There is actually a wide variety of dental prostheses:

  • Detachable prostheses: Those which the patient can remove, like “skeletal” or complete resin prostheses.
  • Fixed prostheses: the ones that the patient cannot remove, like dental crowns or bridges.
  • Prostheses over implants: those which use dental implants as a retention element, and they can be fixed or detachable.

It’s dedicated to the diagnostic and all the surgical treatment of dental, mouth, maxillary and surrounding tissues illness, anomalies and injuries.

Even if the mouth surgery ambit is wide, the treatments we perform are most frequently dental extractions.

Dental aesthetics aims to achieve a natural smile, in harmony with each patient face. We have many treatments at our disposal, like dental veneers, crowns, composites or whitening. A personalized consultation is necessary for each case.

It’s in charge of the prevention and treatment of pathology that affect the dental surrounding tissues or periodontal. These tissues are the gum, alveolar bone and periodontal ligament. The most common diseases that periodontics treat are gingivitis and periodontitis (mostly known as pyorrhea). However, there are many others, less prevalent, but which also need an individualized attention.

The temporomandibular joint or links the temporal bone (in the skull) and the jaw. It’s located next to the ear duct and can present different pathologies, like focused or referred pain, osteoarthritis, displacement of the articular disc and mouth aperture limitations, among others.

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