We are so happy to live and work in Marbella on the beautiful Costa del Sol. After eight years of living in the UK, a return to the sunny skies, amazing food and great lifestyle here in Spain has been a wonderful move. Although the summers are amazing, our favourite time of year is the autumn, when the temperatures drop and the crowds disappear and we’re left with stunning clear, sunny days, cooler nights and can park and get a
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One of our patients asked why her 5 year old’s teeth hadn’t started falling out, when all his friends have started to lose them and we thought we’d share the answer with you too! The good news for this Mum and many others is there’s no need to worry. The normal time to lose teeth is around 6 or 7, but all children have their own timeline and some start losing teeth at 4, others not until 7 or 8.
Oral B and the Dental Foundation of Spain undertook a study in 2015, which revealed a snap shot of dental health in Spain. It revealed that 31.2% of children have tooth decay in their milk teeth, with 86% of Spaniards over 12 years old having tooth decay. This is a worryingly high number which could be drastically reduced by good dental hygiene, reducing the sugar in your diet and also visiting the dentist regularly. The study also showed that one
Many people experience bleeding gums when they brush their teeth, this can be a sign of gum disease or periodontitis, but it can also be caused by other things such as brushing too hard or hormones, so don’t panic. We recommend that if your gums start to bleed, you make an appointment with your dentist to find out what is happening, but here are some tips to stop your gums bleeding…
Summer’s officially here and the kids are on holiday. This means 12 weeks of no school, late nights, ice creams and lots of treats, which can play havoc with your kids’ teeth and overall health. Of course we know that ice creams are a big part of summer here in Marbella, but it is packed with sugar which is one of the leading causes of tooth decay. We recommend looking out for sugar-free or low-sugar varieties of ice cream, so
There are a lot of dental clinics specialising in one area of dentistry, such as cosmetic dentistry or implants, but we believe that a clinic should offer all the services you could need under one roof. For this reason, we have brought together a number of different dentists in order to be able to help all our patients. We have experts who can offer high quality orthodontics, implant specialists and dentists who are excellent at cosmetic dentistry, but what brings