The link between periodontitis and Alzheimer's disease

Today is World Alzheimer's Day and, although there is still much to discover and clarify in this regard, there are several modern studies that establish a bidirectional relationship between this type of dementia and periodontitis. Recently, the relationship between the two has been investigated following the discovery of elevated levels of one of the most common pathogens [...]

What is bruxism and how can I solve it?

Bruxism is a disorder consisting of clenching or even grinding the teeth against each other (the lower arch against the upper arch) unconsciously. It is a problem that is affecting more and more people, which is explained by the fact that it is closely related to stress. It can sometimes become a chronic disorder [...]

Happy World Oral Health Day

From the dental clinic Vélez & Lozano we join the ephemeris coined by the International Dental Federation for today, March 20th, as World Oral Health Day. In this sense, as well as vindicating the work that, day by day, we carry out in our own clinic with our work, we would like to break a [...]

Is there a link between oral health and respiratory diseases?

If you are reading this article, it is likely that you suffer from some kind of respiratory disease, whether chronic or transitory, and you have been told that it can affect your oral health. Perhaps, as is the case of several patients at the clinic, you have been suffering from one of these diseases for years, but it has never occurred to you [...]

Six tips for oral cancer prevention

Tomorrow, Saturday 4 February, is World Cancer Day, promoted by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and the International Union Against Cancer (UICC). According to data provided by the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC), 285,530 people were diagnosed with cancer in 2021 [...]

Periodontal disease does not only affect the mouth.

We have spoken at length about periodontal disease in this blog, but we have almost always limited ourselves to dealing with its consequences at a systemic level in the area that most concerns or occupies us, i.e. the oral area. However, from various important scientific communities such as the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), we have [...]