Frequently Asked Questions

Why do my gums bleed?

The presence of local irritants such as tartar causes inflammation in the gums which usually bleeds on contact with the brush.

What causes bad breath?

Improperly adjusted restorations, cavities caused by cavities and other deposits of dentobacterial plaque and the accumulation of tartar in areas of difficult access to hygiene can cause bad breath.

How often can I whiten my teeth?

The bleaching has an average duration of two years, but depending on the patient's habits if they are pigmented a lot, it can be done once a year.

Can whitening damage my teeth?

Tooth whitening does not damage the enamel, in some patients it can cause a transient sensitivity, before making the treatment an evaluation is necessary.

I do not like the appearance of my teeth and I feel sad to smile, what aesthetic treatment do I need?

It is necessary to make an aesthetic assessment based on the position, arrangement, shape and color of the teeth. Ý thus choose the indicated treatment.

What is a crown?

When the structure of a tooth is compromised, a crown restores it in its form and function. The tooth is prepared to make room for the crown and an impression is taken so that it is manufactured in the laboratory and can be made of different materials such as metal, ceramic or zirconia. Finally the crown is cemented.

I broke a tooth, can it be fixed?

Depending on the type of fracture, it is assessed whether it can be restored or not. To restore it there are different materials and treatments as required. When the tooth has to be extracted it is possible to place an implant.

Why do teeth move?

Why do teeth move? In adults, teeth can begin to move due to bone loss.

What is implant treatment?

Implants are recommended to replace one or multiple missing pieces, this treatment consists of a preliminary diagnostic phase where the type of prosthesis to be performed is planned and designed. Then in the surgical phase the implants are placed or grafts are performed if necessary. Once the implants are integrated in the bone we proceed to the prosthetic phase to place the definitive restorations.

Why are teeth lost?

The main causes are trauma, fractures, advanced caries or gum disease.

what is a dental implant?

The implant is a titanium screw that replaces the root of the tooth which is manufactured with a component and crown that replaces the functionality and aesthetics of the tooth.

I don't like the space between my teeth, can it be closed?

The spaces between the teeth or diastema can be corrected with different treatments or restorative materials, it is necessary to make an assessment to choose the most suitable.

What happens if I clench my teeth at night?

To clench or grind your teeth during sleep is very common. This can cause discomfort in the joint or in the muscles and wear of the teeth.