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 [...]

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 [...]

Periodontal treatment: 'Doctor, what are my options?

In most of the entries in this blog in which we approach the field of periodontics, we always do so from a preventive point of view, because, like any other professional in the health sector, we believe that prevention is the best treatment for any disease, oral or otherwise. However, it is also convenient and makes sense to [...]

How do we classify periodontal patients?

As an expert in periodontics at Vélez y Lozano, you can imagine that many times a month I explain to a patient what is wrong and how I know, because there are many questions that arise in this regard. That is to say, when I tell a person sitting [...]