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At Guido Audisio Dental Clinic we are experts in periodontal treatments, with more than 30 years of experience, the best technology and machinery in Torrevieja and Alicante.

The health of your teeth and gums is our top priority.

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What is gingivitis?

Gingivitis is a reversible inflammatory disease of bacterial origin that causes inflammation and bleeding of the gums. Its detection and treatment can prevent other more serious periodontal diseases from occurring, such as pyorrhea or periodontitis.

Its main cause is the bacterial flora and genetic predisposition can influence its appearance. Although it is generally associated with poor oral hygiene, it can also be due to other factors such as stress, consumption of tobacco, alcohol or certain medications, hormonal changes or a systemic disease such as diabetes.

What is periodontitis?

Periodontitis or pyorrhea is a painless disease that affects the gum and causes the loss or destruction of the bone that surrounds the teeth, favoring mobility and subsequent tooth loss. This periodontal disease is, along with cavities, the leading cause of tooth loss.

In many cases, the symptoms of periodontitis can go unnoticed and be diagnosed too late. In others, it can manifest itself through bleeding gums, bad breath, gum recession and even tooth mobility.

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Periodontics is the specialty of dentistry that deals with preventing, diagnosing and treating diseases of the gums and bone that support the teeth. The most common periodontal diseases are gingivitis and periodontitis.

Taking care of your gums is one of the most important tasks if you want to maintain healthy teeth for many years. For this, it is essential to maintain correct oral hygiene on a daily basis, the technique being very important in this case.

In addition, it is essential to go to the specialist who will carry out periodic check-ups not only of our teeth, but also of the health of our gums, since ordinary brushing is not enough to avoid the accumulation of bacteria, and for this different treatments of the gums are necessary. periodontal diseases.

If you already know what periodontal disease is, you should also know its factors risk to prevent this pathology. Lifestyle can become a risk factor for periodontal health due to the consumption of inappropriate foods, lack of exercise, consumption of alcohol and other substances. Smoking is the main risk factor, which affects the prevalence and progression of periodontitis and interferes with tissue healing. Can be a direct etiological factor in the progression of a stable lesion from gingivitis to a destructive disease.

Another reason why periodontal disease appears is genetic predisposition. Genotype plays an important role in susceptibility to periodontitis. The risk of tooth loss is significantly high if combined with tobacco consumption.

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Our smile says a lot about us. The appearance of a natural smile conveys confidence, self-esteem, health care, and is associated with greater social activity. But dark, stained, fractured, gapped, or other imperfections teeth can affect the impression we make on others, just as it can affect our self-esteem.

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