Toothbrushing 101

Our English-speaking dental team wants you to make the most of the time with your toothbrush every day. Just think about how much time you will spend during your lifetime brushing your teeth.  What a waste if you are doing it wrong! We have some simple tips to make you an expert at something we …

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Botox for Bruxism and other New Ways to Stop Grinding Your Teeth

Why does Turó Park’s Dental Team want you to stop grinding your teeth? People most often grind or clench their teeth while sleeping. But did you know you might also be grinding (also known as bruxism or TMJ disorder) without realizing it, watching television, driving, or when you are stressed? Grinding your Teeth can cause: …

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How to prepare my doctor’s visit in Barcelona?

Making the Most of your Doctor’s Visit, at Home or Abroad Follow this step-by-step guide to get the expert care you deserve from our English-speaking doctors and medical staff in Barcelona. Ask questions Medicine is a whole different language, and even though Turó Park Medical and Dental Barcelona providers speak English, French, Dutch, Spanish, and …

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In Search of the Influenza or other Common Vaccinations while in Barcelona?

The Influenza Vaccine Coming from another country, you may be used to receiving your annual flu vaccine each fall, regardless of your health risk status. In the United States, it has been recommended that everyone 6 months and older be vaccinated against influenza since 2014. Here in Spain, you may have noticed less of a …

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Teeth Whitening: Ask the Dentist

English-speaking dentist talks about one of her favorite cosmetic dental procedures Dreaming of having a smile filled with white, shiny teeth? Overwhelmed by the number products available? Expert dentist, Dr. Madeleine Smit, founder of the multi-lingual Turó Park Dental & Medical Center in Barcelona and Dr. Furio, General Dentist at Turo Park Dental & Medical …

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Healthcare services and Private assurance in Barcelona

FAQ’s about Health Insurance for Ex-Pats and Tourists in Spain. All the details with your medical and center in Barcelona. Turo Park Dental & Medical has the answers to all of your healthcare needs while in Barcelona, either visiting briefly as a tourist or living here. Who is eligible for public healthcare service (CATSALUD) in …

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The Correct use of Antibiotics

Antibiotics Do you know that Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first natural antibiotic, in 1928 and that sometimes the term antibiotic (which means “opposing life”) is used to refer to any substance used against microbes!? What are antibiotics? Antibiotics are a commonly prescribed type of medication that combat bacteria. Antibiotics are powerful medicines that fight …

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