Preventive Dental Medicine 

This is a field of Dentistry where the objective is the prevention of diseases of the oral cavity.

 It encompasses the following procedures:

  • Dental Sealants: application of sealants on grooves and fissures of the biting surface of healthy teeth (molars and premolars) to prevent the development of cavities;
  • Topical Application of Fluoride: the application of high concentration fluoride gel or fluoride varnish to strengthen dental enamel thus reducing the risk of caries is applied using mouth-guards;
  • Teeth Scaling: professional removal of plaque and tartar, and tooth polishing to remove stains on the tooth’s surface;  
  • Instructions on Oral Hygiene: recommendations on brushing techniques, the use of dental floss, tooth pastes and brushes and mouthwash, best suited to each patient.

As far as preventative dentistry is concerned, the Hospital Particular do Algarve has implemented the “PROGRAMA SORRIA +”, with the aim of reaching an early diagnosis.  This program consists of a first consultation for a dental check-up, polishing and a panoramic X-Ray.

Units where you can join and obtain further information on the PROGRAM SORRIA + :

  • Centro Médico Internacional de Vila Real de Santo António
  • Clínico Particular do Algarve (Guia//AlgarveShopping)
  • Clínico Particular MAR Shopping Algarve (Loulé// IKEA Center)
  • Clínica Particular SIIPEMOR
  • Clínica Particular de Vilamoura
  • Hospital Particular de Alvor

Welcome to our PROGRAMA SORRIA +

The HPA Health Group is promoting Oral Health with "Programa Sorria+” implemented in October last, in two of its Clinics, Vilamoura and Vila Real de Santo António.

This programme will give you a full Check-Up of your oral health and will subsequently provide you with information on the necessary treatment as well as a financial plan option.