What is odontostomatology?
Odontostomatology is the medical speciality that is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of conditions that affect the stomatognathic system, which includes the dental organs, gum, tongue, palate and oral mucosa.
The field of action does not only cover the study and treatment of teeth, it also includes the entire oral cavity, as well as the jaws, muscles, skin, vessels and nerves that shape this cavity and are connected to the whole body.
Which patients is it for?
All patients, from tooth eruption of temporary teeth.
Main condition and diseases
- Tooth decay
- Halitosis or bad breath
- Ulcers and sores
- Cold sores
- Mouth cancer
Main diagnostic resources and technology
- Conscious sedation
- Hospital radiology (CT/MRI scan)
- Root canal treatment
- Scraping and root planing
- Dental rehabilitation
- Removable dentures
- Implants (95% suture-free)
- Restoration of damaged implants
- Tooth surgeries included
- Teeth whitening
- Oral surgeries (sinus elevation, teeth included, chordalectomy, etc.)
Areas of specialisation
- Oral rehabilitation. Oral rehabilitation is the part of dentistry concerned with restoration, that is, recovering the physiological and aesthetic function using dentures and other tools.
- This branch of dentistry specialises in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of periodontal diseases.
- This speciality includes endodontic treatments, which involve working on the dental pulp and replacing it with an inert material.
- Paediatric dentistry. Paediatric dentistry is the specialised branch of dentistry that deals with children’s teeth.
- This branch of dentistry specialises in the prevention and treatment of malpositioned dental parts.
- Oral implantology. Oral implantology is the dental speciality concerned with replacing lost dental units by placing titanium dental implants that are inserted in the jaws.
- Aesthetic dentistry. Aesthetic dentistry is the branch of dentistry focused on solving problems related to the aesthetic harmony of the mouth as a whole.
- Preventive dentistry. Preventive dentistry is the study of preventive oral treatments using non-invasive techniques such as: pit and fissure sealants, teeth cleaning, topical or systemic fluoride, polishes and other more complex procedures.
- Cariology. Cariology is the study of dental caries and its treatment.
- Gnathology. Gnathology is a branch of dentistry that studies the functional and occlusal relationships of teeth to each other and to the temporomandibular joint. One of the conditions gnathology treats is bruxism or teeth grinding.
- Oral pathology. Oral pathology is concerned with the nature, identification and treatment of alterations and diseases of the oral cavity, maxilla, jaw and dental organs (including all the structures that make it up), as well as the relationships they have with systemic problems.
- Maxillofacial surgery. Maxillofacial surgery, also known as bucco-maxillofacial surgery, is a dental speciality whose function is to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases related to the anatomical structure of the face, jaws, teeth and oral cavity.
We specialise in the following:
- Immediate load implantology with implant and tooth on the same day
- Invisalign orthodontics
- Dental aesthetics
- Surgery including teeth (wisdom teeth, canines)