Caring for your New Denture

Post by: Gerarda on 13 Jan 2020

Today´s blog, is part 4 of a 6-part series.

How do I care for my new denture?
Dentures should be handled with great care and when not in use, should be placed in a container of water or denture cleaner. Never put them in hot water as they can become damaged and not fit properly. Clean them daily with soap and water and a soft toothbrush. When you have taken your denture out, rinse your mouth to clean it of any plaque that may have accumulated from eating and drinking. Do this daily to reduce the risk of any infection. You can also use a denture cleaning product sold at pharmacies.

How long can I expect my dentures to last?
Dentures should last a minimum of 5 years having been properly cared for. It can vary from patient to patient and depending on if you have had regular visits to your dentist to ensure the denture continues to fit well. Over time, the bone shrinks and causes the denture to become loose. A denture that has become loose is a recipe for faster bone loss. To prevent this bone loss from happening, the dentist will reline the ill-fitting denture so that it conforms to the oral tissue.

If you have fractured a tooth, lost a tooth or fractured the base of the denture it can be repaired by a dental lab within 1 to 2 days. It is important to contact your dentist for this as a DIY job while it will be cheap, will not allow you a perfect repair job or an adjustment of the bite.

Will dental insurance cover the cost of dentures?
Some insurances will cover the cost of dentures or at least pay a part of the cost. You would need to contact your insurance company to see how much they would cover as it varies from company to company.

If you are from Ireland you can use the cost as an expense to offset your income tax. You would fill out a Med 2 form and submit it along with your income tax. Swedes under some instances can claim their dental treatment from Skatteverket if they have proper documentation. Let your dentist know in advance of any treatment if you are going to send a claim to your tax office or insurance company as they will need very particular documentation including, but not limited to photos and X-rays before and after the procedure. By letting your dentist know in advance s/he can begin the necessary documentation from your first appointment.

Categories: Dental health,Dental Information,Dentures,Puerto Banus News,Stockholm Dental Clinic News

Posted on Monday 13th January 2020 at 11:00 am

Christmas Season Activities 2019

Post by: Gerarda on 26 Nov 2019

Malaga

Christmas lights switch on:
Date: Friday, November 29th
Time: 18:30
Place: Calle Larios
Daily Light & Sound show at 18:30, 20:00 & 21:30

Christmas Market
Paseo del Parque

Marbella

Christmas lights switch on:
Date: Friday, November 29th
Time: 18:30
Place: Plaza De Los Naranjos – Old Town

Christmas Market
Place: Puerto Deportivo
Time: 12:00 – 18:00 – every Sunday in December

Nativity Scene – Belen
Place. Plaza de Alameda

Torremolinos

Christmas lights switch on:
Date: Friday, November 29th
Time: 18:30
Place: Plaza Costa del Sol

Nativity Scene – Belen
Place: Town Hall

La Cala de Mijas

Christmas Market – International Christmas Fair
Date: November 30th – December 15th
Time: From 18:30
Place: Main Boulevard of La Cala

The market stalls are beautifully designed wooden houses. You can buy crafts, food, hot wines and Christmas sweets. There will also be flamenco and modern dance performances, carol singing, activities for children and a parade. It is rumored that Santa and the Three Wise Men will make an appearance.

Benalmádena

Christmas Market – International Christmas Market
Date: December 7th
Time: 11:00 – 20:00
Place: Plaza de la Mezquita

Stalls from different countries with traditional Christmas products, entertainment and surprises

Fuengirola

Inauguration of the Nativity
Date: Friday, November 29th
Time: 17:45
Place: La Plaza Reyes Católicos

Christmas lights switch on:
Date: Friday, November 29th
Time: 19:30
Place: La Plaza de España

Christmas Market
Date: December 3rd – December 16th
Time: From 18:30
Place: La Plaza Reyes Católicos

San Pedro

Christmas lights switch on:
Date: Friday, November 29th
Time: 18:30
Place: Avda. de la Constitución

Estepona

Christmas Market
Date: Sunday, December 1st
Time: 10:30 – 16:00
Place: Palacio de Congresos

Christmas lights switch on:
Date: Friday, November 22nd
Time: 19:00
Place: La Plaza Antonia Guerrero

Noche de Papá Noel
Date: December 21st
Time: 19:00, 20:00 & 21:00
Place: Plaza Antonia Guerrero
Santa Claus will arrive amid 3 different snowfalls
All children present to see Santa at the first snowfall at 19:00 will be presented with a gift.

Christmas Markets on the Costa del Sol, Spain 2017

Post by: Gerarda on 28 Nov 2017

Christmas is just around the corner. I can hear the Hallelujah Chorus playing in my head from the many times I have either heard it being performed live, sung it in a choir myself, or listened to a recording of it. It is a reminder that the beautiful time of the year is upon us when people are kinder to each other, the light is just that little bit brighter and homes are starting to have that glorious scent of cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. The aroma that says, Christmas cookies are in the oven.

It wouldn´t be Christmas without the traditional markets. Once again, the Costa del Sol is alive and buzzing with markets from Gibraltar to Malaga and many points in between selling everything from decorations to food.

If you are wondering when the markets are on then wonder no more. Have a look at the list below and arrange to meet your friends, taste the mulled wine and buy that special something you were looking for?

Benalmadena

Date: December 6th – January 5th
Place: Entrance of Puerto Marina
Time: 11:00 – 20:00

Arroyo de la Miel / Benalmádena

Date: December 1st – 10th
Place: Plaza Austria

Marbella

Date: December 3rd
Place: German School
Time: 14:00

Puerto Deportivo Marbella

Location: Muelle Teresa Zabell Wharf
Date: Every Sunday in December
Time: 12:00 -18:00

Cartias

Date: December 23rd – 26th
Place: Palacio de Congresos, Marbella
Time: 11:00 – 22:00

Torremolinos

Date: Month of December
Place: Palma de Majorca Avenue – Costa del Sol Square

Estepona

Date: November 25
Place: Palacio de Congresos
Time: 11.00 – 15.00

Date: December 3rd
Location: The Kempinski Hotel, Bahia Estepona
Time: 16:00 – 19:00

Malaga

Date: November 24th
Place: Calle Larios
Time: 19:00

Puerto Banús

Date: No date given
Place: Antonio Banderas Square

Categories: Christmas,Costa del Sol News,Marbella News,Puerto Banus News

Posted on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at 3:39 pm

A Facelift for Antonio Banderas

Post by: Gerarda on 22 Feb 2016

Antonio Banderas Plaza 2016

If you are Antonio Banderas the actor, then you don´t need a facelift as you are so darn handsome. However, if you are on the other hand, Antonio Banderas the 20 year old plaza in Puerto Banús, then you definitely need a make-over.

The Ayuntamiento has spent €434,000 on this new appearance for Puerto Banús. If you come to Banús now you will see the results of five month´s work, a newly renovated plaza with giant pergolas that provide shade from the summer sun, ample seating to rest your weary bones from soaking up that sun and shopping in the numerous stores in town. The marble floor has been restored and a new lighting system installed so you no longer have to look so carefully where you are putting your feet.

The Ayuntamiento is hoping that now since the plaza has been refurbished, it will become a destination and not just a place to walk through on your way elsewhere.

Come and enjoy the new look!

 

Categories: Costa del Sol News,Puerto Banus News,Stockholm Dental Clinic News
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Posted on Monday 22nd February 2016 at 12:05 pm

Meet you at Starlite 2015

Post by: Gerarda on 20 Jul 2015

Starlite 2015The Starlite Festival has been delighting audiences again for the 4th summer in a row. If you have not been, the Starlite experience can be one of simply going to see one of the many international stars, taking in a fashion show, enjoying the club scene or simply having a gourmet meal. A unique venue, this natural amphitheater hewn out of rock at the back of Marbella has perfect acoustics and is a fabulous place to sit under the stars to enjoy your favorite artist.

In addition to bringing high value shows to Marbella and the Costa del Sol, the Starlite Foundation is also a philanthropic platform whose aim is to, “improve education, health and living conditions of disadvantaged families and communities”. Money raised at the annual gala dinner hosted by actor, Antonio Banderas, goes towards the various charities they support.

Tickets can be purchased from El Cortes Inglés –  www.elcorteingles.es or directly from the Starlite Festival website – [email protected].

Check out their website http://starlitemarbella.com/en/ to find out details of how to get there, where to park, opening hours and more.

 

Schedule

Monday, August 3rd – Melendi

Tuesday, August 4th – Julieta Venegas

Wednesday, August 5th – Julio Iglesias

Thursday, August 6th – Roger Hodson (of Supertramp fame)

Friday, August 7th – Laura Pausini

Saturday, August 8th – Ana Bélen y Víctor Manuel

Monday, August 10th – Mago Pop

Tuesday, August 11th – Sara Baras

Wednesday, August 12th – India Martínez y Pintingo

Thursday, August 13th – Enrique Iglesias

Friday, August 14th – Amaia Montero

Saturday, August 15th – Noche Movida

Sunday, August 16th – Vivancos

Tuesday, August 18th – Anastacia

Wednesday, August 19th – Queen

Thursday, August 20th – Alejandro Sanz

Saturday, August 22nd – Andrea Bocelli

 

 Enjoy Starlite!

 

Categories: Costa del Sol News,Marbella News,Puerto Banus News
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Posted on Monday 20th July 2015 at 10:02 am