Getting to know… Aiala

Aiala, one of our orthodontics, tell us how is her day at the clinic, what else has she told us? Find out how our team members are…

Wisdom teeth, symptoms and procedure

Muelas del juicioThe wisdom teeth or third molar are four, one for each buccal quadrant, two on the upper part of the mouth and two on the lower one. They usually appear around the age of 20, but each person might develop them before, after or never. Besides, not always the four of them appear. Which are [...]

What is conscious sedation with Nitrous Oxide?

Procedimiento sedación consciente con óxido nitrosoConscious sedation with Nitrous Oxide is a technique that is used for different procedures. In this way, the patient will be awake and with all his faculties during the treatment but without feeling any pain. How is it applied: It is applied through a naso-buccal mask. After three minutes of the administration of the analgesic [...]

ITI Study Club ends its fourth part with the Dr. Eduardo Montero

On the 14th of december was taken place the fourth part of the ITI Study Club in Periocentrum Bilbao, as a part of the International Team for Implantology program. The main speaker has been Eduardo Montero, odontologist in Periocentrum Madrid. He spoke about periodontal medicine, systemic pathologies and periodontal diseases. In addition, this kind of events promote the interchange of knowledge between profesionals. [...]

Getting to know… Ainhoa

Ainhoa, dental assistant, was suposed to be an educator until dentistry crossed her path. Jolly, cheerful and harworking, what else has she told us? Find out how our team members are…

Mentoring Bilbao Program

Programa Mentoring Bilbao - Clínica dental Ortiz-Vigón

Our dental clinic, directed and represented by Dr. Alberto Ortiz-Vigón, was one of the 14 participating companies of the third Mentoring Bilbao Program edition organized by…

SEPA course about peri-implant diseases

El Dr. Ortiz-Vigón, ponente en el curso SEPA sobre enfermedades periimplantarias

Dr. Ortiz-Vigón, our clinical director, took part at SEPA’s course as a teacher as well as a guide for the students in a live surgery carried out by the well-known…

Tobacco use and oral health

Tobacco use and oral health

On the occasion of World No-Tobacco Day, we would like to make our own small contribution to raise awareness of the risks of tobacco use, specially of those related to oral health…

Getting to know… Silvia

Conociendo a... Silvia

Dr. Silvia Martin, member of our team since September last year, is very passionate about her work. She defines herself as a persevering person and in summer, she loves to travel to…

The handbook of gum disease

European Gum Health Day: the handbook of gum disease

On the occasion of the European Gum Health Day, we explain the keys of gum disease: what is it? which other diseases are associated with gum disease?, how can it be detected?…

Regenerative periodontal therapy

Study Club Bilbao de ITI módulo1: terapia periodontal regenerativa

Study Club Bilbao of ITI have already started. Last April 6 we held the first meeting about Regenerative Periodontal Therapy. A live surgery and…

Total success. Thank you!

Éxito total de Dental Campus

Total success of the II Dental Campus Congress, held March 16 at the headquarters of COEM and which counted with the participation of more than 200 attendees…

Getting to know… Bego

Conociendo a Bego: equipo de la clínica dental

We come again with the interviews to our team members. This is Bego, our colleague from the reception and patient care team … and our particular Spielberg who never imagined to be employed…

Dental face to face

Cara a cara odontológico en el congreo organizado por la Universidad de Padua

Curious initiative organized by Università degli Studi di Padova (Italy) in which several doctors of PerioCentrum’s different clinics have taken part to approach the hottest topics in…

Digital transformation

Transformación digital: nuestro personal clínico, siempre a la vanguardia

Training day for our clinical personnel, who participated in a course for professionals of the odontology in which digitalization was the main topic. Latest technology…

H2020 Maxibone European Project

Poyecto Europeo H2020 Maxibone - Dr. Ortiz-Vigón

Dr. Ortiz-Vigón participated as a work package leader to present the clinical protocol to the European Consortium and representatives of the European…

Registration period is now open

Residencias clínicas en Bilbao

For the clinical residence to be carried out next February 28 at Ortiz-Vigón Clinic which will be focused on a clinical case of complete upper rehabilitation and…

II Dental Campus Congress

Congreso Dental Campus, un congreso para odontólogos organizado por PerioCentrum Academy

Barely a month for the II Dental Campus Congress. The speakers and the moderators first-hand reveal what is this innovative congress about. Are you going to miss it?

Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy

Curso de Terapia Periodontal No Quirúrgica

Great reception of the second edition of this course celebrated in PerioCentrum Academy, which will have continuity in the next dates with the course…

Clinical residences for dentists

Residencias clínicas para dentistas del Dr. Franco

The program of clinical internships for dentists remains in force also during 2018. During these days we had the presence of Dr. Jose Franco, who is…

Bye 2017… Hello 2018!

Agur 2017... Hola 2018 en Mimo San Sebastian

We had time for a break to celebrate an exciting 2017 and to give a warm welcome to an exhilarating 2018. Our way of saying Bye 2017 … Hello 2018! Guess how…

Clinical trial of periimplantitis

Proyecto de investigación sobre periimplantitis

Dr. Ortiz-Vigón has recently travelled to Sweden to attend the invitation of Sahlgrenska’s Academy’s periodontics department of the University of Gothenburg to be part of a clinical…

Week of clinic residences

Residencias clínicas en Bilbao

The program of clinical residences for hygienists and assistants of PerioCentrum has made possible to have with us new two the professionals in our day to day during…

Getting to know better… Eva

Conociendo a Eva

“I like people with personality, people who are authentic”. This is just one of the many things Eva, one of our responsible for periodontal maintenance, has told…

Care quality arisen from management

Calidad asistencial desde la gestión en el Diploma Dirección Clínica y Gestión Odontológica

Our colleague June Gonzalez, person in charge of Administration and HR, is pursuing higher studies to improve care quality arisen from management…

Multidisciplinary training

Nuestras compañeras en el curso de Paciente Periodontal, un reto para el higienista dental

Several members of the diverse clinic departments have taken part in different courses and events that have leveraged the multidisciplinary educational training that helps to be on top…

Getting to know… Nuria

Conociendo a Nuria

Nuria is one of our sterilization assistants. She is hardworking, very active, restless and, above all, she is the joy of the clinic…

Getting to know… June!

June for all and all for June. Administration, accounting, coordination… an all terrain professional, proud of her beloved Sanabria…

Welcome Dr. Silvia Martín!

After the incorporations of Dr. Jordi Navarro, Dr. Lidia Zarzuela and Dr. Iñaki Suarez, we are very happy to announce Dr. Silvia Martin is the new…

Extension of opening hours

Ampliamos horario en tu clínica dental de confianza en Bilbao

We are very happy to announce there will be an extension of opening hours from 2nd October! On Fridays, we will maintain the same…

Update on Periimplantitis

Study Club sobre "Actualización en Periimplantitis"

The third session of Bilbao’s Study Club of ITI was successfully held. It was taught by the renowned speacialist Dr. Antonio Liñares and…

People-centred innovation

Curso de Bilbao Ekintza "Innovación centrada en las personas"

We participated in a workshop organized by Bilbao Ekintza that was geared towards companies firmly commited to innovation…

Getting to know… Gaizka!

Conociendo a Gaizka

Gaizka is our particular endodontist and he is very disciplined during his working hours, but when he takes off his working jacket…

Getting to know… Judit

Conociendo a Judit

Judit Díaz work as a prosthetist at Ortiz-Vigón Clinic – Periocentrum Bilbao. She is good at handicrafts, but she also likes to…

5 false dental myths (II)

Falsos mitos dentales

Not so long ago, we talked about some lies, half-truths and false dental myths that have been considered correct statements…

5 false dental myths (I)

Falsos mitos dentales (I)

There are many false dental myths that can damage our oral health. We would like to point out some of those false statements so you can…

Getting to know… Esperanza

Conociendo a Esperanza

Half way between Madrid and Bilbao, Esperanza is, above everything, a very strict person. Vocational dentist, she loves to practice…

Getting to know… Mª Carmen

Conociendo a Mª Carmen

The field of education lost a very active and dedicated professional when Mª Carmen, one of our veterans, decided to get involved with the dentistry world…

Ongoing educational sessions

Ortiz-Vigón Clinic’s team keeps trying to broaden the professional horizons and at the same time, PerioCentrum Academy has started the first part…

Lots of #thinkingperio activities


A specialized course coordinated by Dr. Ortiz-Vigón and conducted by Dr. David Herrera at Bizkaia’s Official Dentists’ College and PerioCentrum…

Getting to know… Carmen

Conociendo a Carmen

Gardening, painting… Carmen, Ortiz -Vigón Clinic’s alma mater with more than 30 years of experience, is above all, a very curious and restless person…

Getting to know… Cristina

Conociendo a Cristina

To say Ortiz-Vigón Clinic is to say Cristina. Our colleague is one of the veterans and one of the most recognizable faces here…

Overview of the last campaign

A complete abstract with figures of the last field campaign developed by the non-profit organization Smile is a Foundation

Getting to know… Mariana

Conociendo a Mariana

Mariana finds very important a specific personal quality, do you want to know which one is it? Find out this curiosity and many more from our best skier!

Getting to know… María

María Cano

She would have liked to do something related to art or music, but she ended up using her talent in the field of anaesthetics and…

Getting to know… Idoia

Idoia Ayllón

Would you like to know how our team started working? Which are their hobbies? Idoia has told us some little things so you can get to know her better!

Welcome Dr. Iñaki Suárez!

Dr. Iñaki Suarez

Ortiz-Vigón Clinic’s family is larger everyday! We are grateful to present our new periodontics and implants specialist…

Welcome Dr. Lidia Zarzuela!

Dra. Lidia Zarzuela

Dr. Lidia Zarzuela is one of the last incorporations to our team. We would like you to know her better because she…

Welcome Dr. Jordi Navarro!

Dr. Jordi Navarro

We are delighted to announce a new colleague in our clinic: Dr. Jordi Navarro. Would you like to know more about him?

The academic year has begun

Terapia Periodontal no Quirúgica

Periocentrum’s academic offer keeps growing. We are happy to announce the celebration of Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy’s first edition, in which Alberto Ortiz-Vigón and Jordi Navarro doctors have participated.

Dental zone’s health care and cancer

Colaboración profesional en pacientes con cáncer

During an oncologic treatment, it is crucial to take care of the oral cavity because it may have influence on the normal course of therapies such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

5 effects medicines can produce in your mouth

Tomar medicamentos

Drugs are necessary to heal or control some chronic as well as short-term diseases. It is true they have contraindications. The most important fact is to not self-medicate and to keep in touch with both your doctor and pharmacist.

Onychophagia: biting your nails


Biting your nails may lead to an aesthetic far from the dreamed one of your hands. However, this is not the main problem caused by onychophagia.

Oral conditions during pregnancy

embarazo y afecciones bucales

Some conditions that occur during pregnancy are very well-known, but those related to oral health can be less popular. Discover the changes mouth experiences during those nine months.

Sports practice and oral health

Deporte y atletas

Oral health has a big and diverse influence on your performance if you usually practice sport. If you frequently have injuries, maybe the origin does not lay where you think.

Bruxism: when teeth grind

Bruxismo y dientes

Do your jaw, head, ears or neck feel in pain? Do you have worn teeth? Maybe you are facing a bruxism problem. In other words, your teeth grind.

Oral manifestations and HIV

Manifestaciones bucodentales VIH

According to WHO, “oral manifestations are among the earliest and most important indicators of infection with HIV”. Find them out and reinforce prevention.

Effect of tobacco on your mouth

Tabaco dientes

It is common knowledge that tobacco has a detrimental effect on health. But, do you exactly want to know how it affects your mouth?

Pacifier, a true ally?


Controversy is served: until when can children use the dummy without creating consequences in their dental health?

Would you like a soft drink?


We are in the middle of August, a time of the year that usually invites to take a soft drink, with many ices… and a lot of sugar?

Xerostomia: dry mouth


Feeling the mouth dry, pasty… probably it is a situation we all have experienced on occasion. Sometimes the sensation goes by fast and drinking water feels enough. However, if the dryness remains maybe we are facing a case of xerostomia.

PADI: Dental Assistance Program for Children


The Dental Assistance Program for Children, better known as PADI for it’s Spanish acronym, guarantees for free the oral care for all the children in the Basque Country aged from 7 to 15.

Everything for your comfort

En Clínica Ortiz-Vigón de Bilbao nos preocupamos con tu comodidad

As we have been doing for the last 30 years, we keep trying to make our patients feel as comfortable as possible. Our last incorporation to obtain it are the new relaxing neck cushions.

An excellent clinic: Report


El Dentista Moderno magazine dedicated on its May issue a four-page report to the clinic and its last remodeling.

Happy Smile Operation

sonrisa feliz

Summer is around the corner and everybody has started worrying about bikini operation, diets and looking good. But, what about the Happy Smile Operation? You are still on time to get it.

European Periodontics Day

We want to celebrate the European Periodontics Day with a short interview with Dr. Erik Regidor, a specialist in periodontics and implantology.

Dosimeter or how to measure radiation


Today we celebrate Health and Safety at Work Day. At the Ortiz-Vigón Clinic we do everything that is in our power to minimise risks in the workplace.

Certified quality

Quality Certificate: Recommended Practice. According to a study analysing satisfaction and patient care, run by the company, PR. & P, a consultant for dentists across Europe…

Tooth whitening in Bilbao

At Ortiz-Vigón we can offer a solution in Bilbao for all your aesthetic needs. If you have any damaged tooth or with external spots, dental veneers can bring your teeth the desired esthetic harmony. They can be implemented in composite (a reversible process) or in porcelain (permanent). At your first visit, we will consider your case carefully to provide a personalized tooth whitening treatment.

Dental implants in Bilbao

More than thirty years of successful experience guarantee our dental work and we always keep abreast of the latest developments. This aspect becomes vitally important when we talk about a field like implants, where technological renewal has brought huge benefits to patients in terms of resistance, aesthetics or comfort.

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