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Chronic Tmd The Modernity Disease


Biosafety, Certification And Quality

At Klinica Perio Implantológica Rainha D. Leonor, hygiene and sterilisation are extremely demanding and are in accordance with the latest European standards, in order to protect our patients.

Your safety is guaranteed through the following points:

The Clinic has implemented a strict Hygiene Plan, with daily Control and Check Sheets.

All the used cleaning and disinfection products are regularly subject to the most demanding quality and effectiveness control tests.

The Clinic's hygiene and sterilisation is ensured by the application of disinfectants tested according to the European Disinfection Standards (AFNOR NF EN1276, AFNOR NF EN1040 and AFNOR NF EN 1275).

The biodegradability of the used products is ensured, thus contributing to a continuous Environmental Preservation.


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Interview Dr. Susana Perdigoto on Implantology
Chronicle DMT Modernity Disease
Article Oral Health in Children

Interview With Dr. Susana Perdigoto - Implantology

Which are, in your opinion, the main innovations in the area of Implantology over the last few years?

There have been many innovations in the area of Implantology. In my opinion, the main innovations are related to the implants' surfaces which are responsible for a quicker osseointegration, the new implant designs with anti-rotational grooves and micro-spirals in the cervical area of the implant and the morse taper.

Many advances have been introduced in the area of biomaterials, which facilitates the implant placement surgeries. At the moment, many of the cases which implied a surgery to collect bone for graft can be performed without the morbidity of a secondary surgery.
In your opinion, what is the difference between a good and a bad implant? What would the perfect implant be like?

In my opinion, the difference between a good and a bad implant is the type of titanium used in their manufacture, the surface treatment, as well as the quality of the prosthetic elements.

To me, the perfect implant would have a slight antibacterial neck, so that there would not exist bacterial aggregation, micro-coils in the first 2 mm and the remaining coils would be self-tapping.

The implant would be practically cylindrical, with anti-rotational grooves, rounded apex and morse taper. The surface treatment should result in an osteoinductive implant. The perfect implant should also have many prosthetic solutions, in order to be able to manage rehabilitations similar to the natural tooth.


Oral Health in Children

Theme: Pediatric Dentistry
Author: Dr. Joana Carmo - (Medical dentist in Klinica PerioImplantológica Rainha D. Leonor)
with collaboration of Dr. Susana Perdigoto Caldas da Rainha/ Turquel
Clinical Director: Dr. Susana Perdigoto
When to start the care of children's oral health and how often?
What is the importance of milk / temporary teething?
What to do when the baby teeth begin to erupt?
What are the baby bottle teeth cavities and how to avoid them?
Should milk teeth be treated?
What is the importance of food in the oral health of children?
Is thumb sucking / pacifier a problem?
What is the best way to take care of the child's oral health?
Sabia que as suas dores de cabeça, na face, no pescoço, nos ouvidos podem ser sintomas, entre outros, de um problema de saúde?

TMD the disease of modernity! What is TMD (temporomandibular dysfunction)?

TMD is the set of changes associated with the joint that allows to open and close the mouth and all structures and functions that influence this movement. What I feel if suffering from this condition?

If you have this condition you may experience pain in the face and mouth, headache, pain in the cervical spine, pain and ringing in the ears and difficulty opening and closing the mouth with or without crackles. It may also be associated with grinding of teeth and clenching of teeth (bruxism) and stress and depression.

Whom should I contact when I have these pains?

Treatment for this condition involves the multifactorial intervention of several health professionals, preferably working in a multidisciplinary team. The dentist trained in temporomandibular dysfunction, physical therapist with training and experience in the field, psychologist and if necessary the intervention of the maxillofacial surgeon are the reference professionals. In the west area you find the specialized treatment of this condition in klinicas Périoimplantológicas Rainha D. Leonor in Caldas da Rainha and Turquel (Alcobaça). Know that 70-80% of patients with TMD suffer from headaches (headaches) Vs 20% of the population without TMD.

Theme: Temporomandibular Dysfunction
Author: Dr. João Adriano in collaboration with Dr. Susana Perdigoto