CAVITIES
CRACKED OR BROKEN TEETH
DENTAL SENSIBILITY
WISDOM TEETH
DENTAL MALOCCLUSION
DENTAL EMERGENCIES
PLAQUE AND TARTAR
JAW DISORDERS
GUM DISEASE
BAD BREATH
PATHOLOGICAL INJURIES
BITE MALFUNCTION
DENTOESQUELETAL DEFORMITIES
OCCLUSAL BITE DYSFUNCTION

One of the most acute and intense pains that a person can suffer is the pain of teeth or molars, this discomfort could be cause of cavities. This dental problem destroys the enamel in a certain way that extends towards the inside of the tooth, which causes hypersensitivity and pain when exposed to abrup temperature changes, or having contact with food.


Dra. Laura Camila
Dental surgeon
Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

Once the enamel has been irreversibly destroyed, your dentist may have to close the hole in the tooth caused by decay. In more severe cases, endodontic treatment may be necessary.


Dra. Laura Camila
Dental Surgeon
Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

One cause of this is usually cavities, since these penetrate deeply from the structure of the tooth to the nerve, causing sensitivity to certain foods and beverages at the time of chewing.


Dra. Camila Muñoz
Dental surgeon
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

The roots of the teeth is composed of two layers tissue, one called "root cement" and a softer one called “enamel”; when it loses its natural protection, it is exposed to external stimulus, turning it more sensitive to contact with heat and cold, making it vulnerable more vulnerable to the appearance of decay.


Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

Abscess cause red and swollen bulge around a patient’s mouth, this occurs when an infection has reached the tooth root or when the periodontal pockets have become infected in the gums. It can appear as a result of an unattended caries, a blow, a broken tooth, or an infection of the gums. Medical treatment must be immediate to avoid complications and for the infection to spread to other parts of the body.


Dr. David Tirado
Endodontics

The pressure from biting or grinding the teeth can cause the crack open of a tooth and generate extreme pain, even if it is too small, the crack can open and irritate the inner pulp of the tooth. The pulp is the soft tissue that contains the dental nerves and blood vessels. In some cases to save the tooth it is necessary to carry out the endodontic procedure.


Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

If experiencing pain when eating or drinking, chewing with the affected side of the mouth must be avoid. The treatment to a broken or cracked tooth must depend on it’s size, location of the crack and recurring symptoms


Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

Pressing or applying pressure in a bad way when chewing can cause a tooth to fracture, causing the structure of the tooth to wear out over time, resins or other restorations may be necessary to solve a possible crack, specialist attention it is recommend.


Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

A strong blow in the mouth can cause fissures or fractures in the teeth, creating a defined or microscopic dental crack. If it would to get bigger, a piece of tooth can break, when this problem occurs there is a greater risk of developing an infection in the gum around the fractured piece.


Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

By exposing the tooth enamels from cold to extreme heat, it is possible that a tooth is broken. The type of treatment to be assigned, locating the wound and determinating the severity of a fissure can be only done by a specialist.


Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

If roughly brushing the teeth it may cause different gum problems. Fortunately, irritation does not cause permanent damage to the tooth; proper oral hygiene is the key to preventing retraction of the gums and the pain that a sensitive tooth can cause.


Dra. Laura Camila
Dental surgeon
Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

Cavities and fractured teeth can cause greater sensitivity in the teeth, causing discomfort when eating cold or hot food. But if a dentist has ruled out these problems, then the cause could be a worn tooth enamel, a broken tooth or exposed tooth root.


Dra. Laura Camila
Dental surgeon
Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

Enamel is the substance that protects the crowns of healthy teeth. A layer called “root cement” protects the root of the tooth below the gumline. Under the enamel and dental cement is the dentin, when it loses its protective cover, the tubules allow hot, cold, acidic or sticky foods to stimulate the nerves and the cells inside the tooth causing occasional hypersensitivity and discomfort.


Dra. Laura Camila
Dental surgeon
Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

The wisdom teeth are retained when they do not have enough space to leave or grow normally, which causes pain and discomfort in the jaw. If suffering from this condition or presenting discomfort, reach out to our specialists, they can be of great help to your situation.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial surgeon
Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

The difficulty in cleaning the retained wisdom teeth, which have come out partially, increases the risk of contracting an infection called “pericoronitis”. This consists of a dental infection that occurs when there is not enough space in the mouth for a wisdom tooth to leave, this area is partially erupted and the gum tissue covers the upper part of the tooth, which causes remains of food to store for too long, causing a bad smell and other serious problems. It is recommended to rinse with warm water and salt while receiving medical attention, since oral surgery may be necessary in some cases.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Discomfort when opening the mouth, calls for a possible wisdom tooth pressing against the second molar, so it is likely that this tooth is affected or increases the risk of infection in that area. This pressure can also cause problems with the grouping of the other teeth and require orthodontic treatment to straighten the teeth damaged by the apperance of teeth.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

Most of the problems in relation to tooth alignment are discovered by the dentist in routine examination; since he can easily distinguish whether your condition will require surgery or not, in order to verify the proper fit of the posterior teeth.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

The difficulty to chew can be due to different factors such as, bad bite, incorrect restorations and problems of the temporomandibular joint.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

A blow in the jaw means that the lower part has undergone a change of its normal position in one or both joints, in the area where the jaw articulates with the skull. The symptoms are usually pain when opening and closing the mouth, limited movement, swelling of the affected area, swelling in the lower part of the face, bleeding from the mouth.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

Go immediately to an assessment to diagnose the problem and determine if the use of endodontics is necessary, restoration or perhaps extraction of the tooth.


Dr. David Tirado
Endodontics

Si sufres de dolor de muelas, es conveniente limpiar con cuidado el área afectada con un cepillo de dientes e hilo dental; además de realizar enjuagues de agua tibia y sal. Por otra parte, las compresas frías son recomendables en caso de hinchazón facial, además de tomar un analgésico previamente recetado por su doctor de confianza.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

If you notice a tooth moving forward or backward, try to place it in its position with very little pressure. Generally, a loose tooth means that you have an advanced periodontal disease or suffered a blow to the jaw. Go with one of our dentists as soon as possible, since the tooth can be stabilized and stay in place until you get to the office, with the help of a gauze or wet towel. In case of loss of a permanent or adult tooth, keep it moist at all times.


Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation

When biting, cuting or pricking the tongue, lips or cheet may cause bleeding. Apply firm pressure to the injured area with gauze or a clean cloth. If the bleeding does not stop in 15 minutes, immediately contact a dentist or doctor, as it may require points to solve the problem. If it does not bleed, clean the area with gauze or a clean cloth with warm water. Apply an ice pack to the injured area and contact a dentist for instructions.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

If it turns difficult to breathe or eat food regardless of the type of injury that occurs, calm must be remain and dentist attendance it is most advisable for this type of emergency. The specialist doctors will evaluate the situation and give appropriate treatment.


Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics

When plaque is formed and can not be removed with brushing and flossing, it can harden and become tartar. When it hardens, the way to eliminate it is by dental cleaning that must be done by a professional. If suffering from this problem, an appointment with one of our specialists is recommend for an evaluation and an appropriate treatment.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Usually caused by a blow or trauma, it is advisable going to an appointment to assess the tooth and determine the treatment plan to restore it.


Dr. David Tirado
Endodontics

When plaque is formed and can not be removed with brushing and flossing, it can harden and become tartar. When it hardens, the way to eliminate it is by dental cleaning that must be done by a professional. If suffering from this problem, an appointment with one of our specialists is recommend for an evaluation and an appropriate treatment.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

The pigmentation is an external coloration of the tooth, so the spots are stored on the tooth structure which causes the teeth to stain. This can be caused by bacteria or vices such as: cigar, alcohol and sugary drinks.


Dr. Alberto Vázquez
Oral Rehabilitation
Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

Una mala mordida o los dispositivos ortodónticos pueden ocasionar problemas referentes a la articulación temporomandibular (Trastornos de la ATM). La mala postura también suele ser un factor importante en los síntomas de ATM. Por ejemplo, mantener la cabeza hacia adelante todo el día mientras se utiliza una computadora. Otros factores que podrían empeorar los síntomas de ATM son el estrés, una dieta deficiente y la falta de sueño, ya que se tensionan los músculos de la cara y el cuello.


Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics

Migraines, tension headaches or myofascial pain can be the cause of temporomandibular disorders. The symptoms certainly go beyond the damage to the musculoskeletal skeletal system, as they manage to involve earaches, vertigo, neck pain, buzzing and dental pain. These problems are caused by a bad bite and premature contact points.


Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics

Remaining with the jaw locked is a problem that affects many people and occurs as a result of disorders related to the jaw joint, the complex masticatory muscles and / or the cervical area. Sometimes a laugh or a yawn is enough for some people to literally keep their mouths open and locked. In other cases, a blow or other trauma can leave someone unable to pronounce a word.


Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics

One of the symptoms of the ATM disorder, is the annoying sound that is generated when opening the mouth too much, it feels as if the jaw will jump or get stuck for seconds. Stress is also associated with this disorder. Many people with ATM problems do grind their teeth, on the other hand, some who doesn’t have ATM, can grind their teeth out of stress.


Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics

Esta dificultad puede derivarse por algún golpe, masticar chicle, o por factores genéticos como el desplazo de lugar del disco que está entre las vértebras de la columna, este disco acompaña el movimiento de la mandíbula. Sin embargo, existen casos en que éste se desplaza y el roce de las articulaciones provoca ruidos al masticar o al realizar otros movimientos con la boca. Si presentas dicha lesión es recomendable consultar al odontólogo inmediatamente, ya que a través de una maniobra puede acomodar la mandíbula en su posición correcta, con el fin de evitar complicaciones mayores en un futuro. En cambio, si se dejan pasar más de 12 horas el éxito de esta técnica es muy bajo.


Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics

Una mandíbula fracturada implica la rotura del hueso de la zona, esto significa que la parte inferior se ha salido de su posición normal en una o en ambas articulaciones justo donde ésta se conecta al cráneo. Algunas de las complicaciones que se presentan son: obstrucción de las vías respiratorias, sangrado, bronca aspiración de sangre o alimentos, infección en la mandíbula o cara, dificultad para hablar y comer (temporal) y problemas con la alineación de los dientes. Si piensas que tu mandíbula está fracturada, aplica compresas frías para controlar la inflamación e inmediatamente acude con los especialistas para una evaluación.


Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics

Gum disease or periodontal disease is a bacterial infection that causes chronic inflammation in the gums and the tissue that surrounds them. The pain can be accompanied by bad breath, sensitivity to cold or heat, gingival bleeding, loosening of the teeth and redness of the gums.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

The bacteria in the dental plaque produce toxins that irritate the gums and cause cavities, inflammation and gingivitis. If the plaque its not removed every day by brushing and flossing, it can harden into a porous substance called tartar, which can be very difficult to remove.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Si presentas dolor en las encías y tienes una capa blanca en la lengua o en las mejillas, podría ser por la presencia de aftas, las cuales son unas pequeñas llagas dolorosas que aparecen en la boca, el dolor puede ser provocado principalmente por cepillarse los dientes con demasiada fuerza. Otra causa seria por la irritación que suelen provocar aparatos de Orthodontics o prótesis dentales implantadas.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Plaque builds up and bacteria can infect not only the superficial gum and teeth, but also the gum tissue and the bone that holds the teeth. If plaque is not daily removed with brushing and flossing, it could happen that the teeth loosen, fall or that finally the dentist has to extract them.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

The red, swollen and soft gums are usually related to reaction caused by bacteria that constantly accumulate in the teeth, so good brush is necessary to remove the accumulated plaque. It should be noted that bacteria not only infect the superficial gum and teeth, but also the gum tissue and the bone that holds the teeth. Some diseases that could arise in the gum would be: Gingivitis, or advanced Periodontitis.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Algunas de las causas más comunes que genera tener la boca seca pueden ser: deficiencias nutricionales, sequedad de boca, candidiasis oral, diabetes, cambios hormonales, ansiedad, depresión o incluso el tomar ciertos medicamentos.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

La deshidratación puede causar sequedad de la mucosa de boca y lengua; esto debido a que conforme uno crece suele consumir menos cantidad de líquido, por lo que se genera una descompensación y suelen aparecer estos síntomas.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

La sequedad irrita los tejidos blandos de las encías, y con ello pueden inflamarse y ser más susceptibles a una infección. Sin los efectos de limpieza en saliva, caries y otros problemas de salud oral, se vuelve mucho más común este problema. Es importante que mantengas un buen cuidado de tus dientes y encías.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Las úlceras (aftas) que son llagas en la boca, suelen desarrollarse como pequeñas lesiones con el centro blanco o amarillo y un borde rojo. Aparecen en la boca, lengua, por dentro de las mejillas, labios, encías y la zona de la garganta. Es importante señalar que este tipo de llagas no son contagiosas.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

Si sufres de boca seca existe la posibilidad de que sea resultado de alguna medicación, es recomendable que tu médico considere un cambio de medicamento y dosificación en caso de ser necesario. Si sus glándulas salivales no están funcionando correctamente, pero todavía producen algo de saliva, su médico podría darle un medicamento que ayude a las glándulas a tener un mejor funcionamiento.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums which could cause bleeding, bacteria may be the cause of this. The consequence of this condition could be bad breath, among other types of dental problems.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Tobacco and alcohol are the cause of bad breath and the best way to prevent it is by brushing your teeth 3 times a day, as well as flossing. There are other methods to freshen the breath such as mouth rinses, go 2 times a year with your dentist and visit your general practitioner.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

El flujo de saliva disminuye por distintas razones lo que puede ocasionar resequedad en la boca. La función de la saliva es limpiar la boca y remover partículas que puedan causar mal olor. Cabe señalar que la boca seca también es resultado de problemas de glándulas salivales, respirar continuamente por la boca y por el consumo de ciertos medicamentos.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Poor oral hygiene occurs when the remains of food store in the mouth for a long time allowing it to accumulate between the teeth, tongue and around the gums. The accumulation of bacteria generates an unpleasant odor.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Esta condición ocurre cuando el ácido regresa del estómago hasta el esófago, causando una sensación de ardor en el pecho o la garganta. Algunos de los resultados de ello son: mal aliento, erosión dental, dientes débiles y el crecimiento de bacterias en la boca.


Dra. Ernestina Briceño
Periodontics

Burning mouth syndrome (stomatodynia) is a burning sensation that occurs in the mouth, tongue, palate, gums, inside the cheeks and throat areas. This problem may persist for months or years.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

It is a fungal infection that occurs in the mouth or throat due to an overgrowth of fungi. Symptoms that occur are: white spots inside the mouth or tongue, sore throat, difficulty swallowing, and cracks in the corners of the mouth (chelosis).


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

Cold sores, also called “febrile blisters” appear as groups of red blisters, outside the mouth usually around the lips, may also develop under the nose or under the chin. These are very contagious and in case of breaking the liquid inside them can leak and spread the infection. Usually when they break they create a scab on the sores until they heal.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

A dental abscess occurs when there is an infection by a bacterium in the nerve of the tooth. The symptoms that usually occur are strong toothache, sensitivity to drinks or hot and cold foods, fever and swollen lymph nodes.


Dr. David Gil
Oral Rehabilitation

The most frequent symptom is feeling a lump that is not usually painful, and this usually originates in the lip, cheek or gums. There is usually no need to worry because they are not usually tumor, but we recommend treating with one of our specialists.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

Ameloblast is a non-cancerous (benign) tumor that develops in the jaw near the molars; It begins in the cells that form the protective enamel which coat the teeth. This condition can be very aggressive and develop in the jaw causing swelling and pain.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral cancer is due in part to the lack of recognition of the first symptoms of the disease, it occurs in the lips, inside the mouth, in the back of the throat, in the tonsils or in the salivary glands.

  • A sore on your lips, on your gums or inside your mouth that bleeds easily and does not heal
  • A lump or thickening on the cheek that you can feel with your tongue
  • Loss of sensations or numbness in any part of the mouth/li>
  • White or red spots on the gums, tongue or inside the mouth
  • Difficulty chewing or swallowing food
  • Pain, without explanation, in the mouth or sensation of choking in the throat
  • High jaw indent, causing the prosthesis not to fit properly
  • Change in the voice

If observing or feeling any of these symptoms consult with our specialist in the subject as early as possible for an early evaluation and receive the appropriate treatment, do not wait fot it to be too late.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

This occurs over the years, as the enamel that coats and protects the teeth is gradually weakened, causing them to fracture or be sensitive to cold or heat.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

It is a progressive problem where the gums swell and bleed, usually accompanied by other dental problems such as halitosis (bad breath) and hypersensitivity. Usually accompanied by root discovery and tooth sensitivity.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

The gum is permanently retracted at the level of the neck of the teeth in the form of C. When the tooth is discovered sensitivity occurs. In case of noticing retracted gum, an appointment with the specialists is necessary to receive the appropriate treatment according to the problem.


Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

It is a facial deformity where the lower jaw is in front of the upper jaw, giving the appearance of having the face “forward” and presenting an excess of chin. It is recommended to assist with specialists in the area to receive professional attention.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

It gives the appearance of having half of the face with sunken aspect and that the chin stands out more than normal. In these cases, reconstructive surgery is recommended, performed by a specialist to obtain a better appearance.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

When there is no asymmetry between both sides of the face, or the perception of the face is not aligned vertically, this is usually a problem that upon receiving adequate treatment has a solution and can be corrected.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that occur when the baby’s lip or mouth is not properly formed during pregnancy. To correct this problem, surgical repair with a specialist is necessary.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics

This is constant and sharp on the head region and increases when the jaw is moved. When presenting any of these symptoms, accude to one of our specialists to receive care and proper treatment.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

This is due to a jaw problem, specifically for having a bad bite and is corrected with treatment and medication.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

It is derived from a set of problems, mainly by straining the muscles when biting incorrectly, causes cervical pain and this causes the muscles responsible for the jaw to contract, causing joint pain.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery

It is the result of a bad bite, which causes discomfort at the time of eating and biting, in addition to causing damage to teeth and gums. When presenting discomfort preforming small bites or without strength, a specialist is necessary to give a diagnosis.


Dr. Lamberto Morales
Orthodontics
Dr. Alejandro Flores
Orthodontics
Dr. Juan Carlos Enriquez
Maxillofacial Surgery