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Antiaging
Dentistry

Benevita takes a comprehensive approach to restoring and enhancing oral health, function, and aesthetics while considering its relationship with the face as we age.

 

 

This type of treatment involves a comprehensive approach, planning, and integrating various dental specialties to address complex dental issues and achieve optimal oro-facial health and beauty.

Oral Aging

The face can be divided into three equal parts. The upper third contains the eyes and nose, while the mouth is in the lower third. The harmony between these three parts determines the overall appearance of the face. Any change in the structure or function of one-third can affect the other two-thirds, ultimately altering the face's overall appearance.

Unlike any other part of the face, the mouth is a unique composition of bones, muscles, and fat. It houses distinctive structures, such as the teeth, tongue, mucosa, and lips, which play a crucial role in our daily functions. Moreover, it maintains a close relationship with the salivary glands, further underlining its unique position in our overall health.

The mouth is vital in maintaining our overall health and facial aesthetics. It serves multiple essential functions.

With time, the components of our mouth undergo subtle but significant changes. The bones lose volume; the muscles become less firm, the fat is reduced, the teeth show signs of wear, staining, and shifting, the volume of the lips decreases, and the skin around the mouth thins. These changes occur gradually, often unnoticed, until we notice wrinkles and furrows around the mouth.

Our oral health has a direct impact on our facial expressions. Any alterations in the structure of our mouth, such as tooth loss, wear, or a shift in our occlusion, can disrupt the foundation and affect our ability to chew, speak, and smile. These changes can become repetitive and eventually lead to a noticeable alteration in the appearance of our faces.

Oral Rejuvenation

Tratamientos orientados a brindar atención a pacientes que presenten dolor muscular a nivel de cara, cuello y espalda,  dolor y ruidos articulares  ynbsp; o desgastes dentales.

Mejora, previene y restablece alteraciones dentarias, mandibulares  y articulares, generando armonía  entre las estructuras que conforman el complejo  temporomandibular.

Oral Aging Prevention

We cannot wait for signs of aging to appear before taking action. If we act proactively and know that our mouth plays a fundamental role in facial aging, we can age while maintaining facial harmony that allows us to always look youthful.

Preventing oral aging involves various strategies to maintain the health, function, and aesthetics of the teeth, gums, and surrounding oral structures as you age. Here are some tips for preventing oral aging:

  1. Maintain Good Oral Hygiene: Good oral hygiene habits, such as brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily, and using mouthwash, help remove plaque, bacteria, and food debris from the teeth and gums. This helps prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues contributing to oral aging.

  2. Visit Your Dentist Regularly: Regular dental check-ups and professional cleanings are essential for maintaining oral health and preventing oral aging. Your dentist can detect and treat dental problems early, perform preventive interventions such as fluoride treatments or dental sealants, and provide personalized oral health recommendations.

  3. Eat a Healthy Diet: A balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins, and low-fat dairy products provides essential nutrients for healthy teeth and gums. Avoiding sugary and acidic foods and beverages helps reduce the risk of tooth decay and enamel erosion, which can accelerate oral aging.

  4. Stay Hydrated: Drinking plenty of water helps keep the mouth moist and promotes saliva production, which is essential for maintaining oral health. Saliva helps wash away food particles, neutralize acids, and remineralize tooth enamel, reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease.

  5. Avoid Tobacco Products: Tobacco use, including smoking and chewing tobacco, is a significant risk factor for oral health problems such as gum disease, tooth loss, oral cancer, and accelerated oral aging. Quitting smoking and avoiding tobacco products can significantly improve oral health and reduce the risk of oral aging.

  6. Protect Your Teeth: Wearing a mouthguard during sports or recreational activities helps prevent dental injuries such as tooth fractures, chips, or avulsions, which can accelerate oral aging. Using a nightguard if you grind or clench your teeth while sleeping helps protect against wear and tear on the teeth and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems.

  7. Practice Good Oral Habits: Avoid habits that can harm oral health, such as using your teeth to open packages or biting on hard objects like ice or pens. These habits can lead to tooth damage, enamel wear, and other oral health issues that contribute to oral aging.

  8. Maintain good facial posture: Chew evenly by moving all the muscles in your mouth. Avoid relaxing the muscles in the lower part of your face or pursing your lips, and maintain a facial expression that keeps the corners of your mouth up. Try to sleep on your back to prevent wrinkles from forming around your mouth and cheeks while you sleep.

  9. Manage Stress: Chronic stress can negatively affect oral health, such as teeth grinding (bruxism) and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders, which can accelerate oral aging. Stress-reducing techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, yoga, or regular exercise can help promote oral health and overall well-being.

 

By following these preventive measures and adopting a proactive approach to oral care, you can maintain a healthy, youthful smile and minimize the effects of oral aging as you get older. Regular dental visits and communication with your dentist are key to addressing any concerns and developing a personalized oral health plan tailored to your needs.

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