Silent Connection: Bone Health and Sleep Apnea

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Your sleep quality may impact more than your nightly rest; recent research by University at Buffalo School Of Dental Medicine researchers suggests a connection between obstructive sleep apnea and low bone-mineral density in adults. This link is particularly significant, as low bone-mineral density indicates the silent disease, osteoporosis, which affects bone strength and resilience. This…

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Resilient Smiles: Dental Implants Defying Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis is a medical condition characterized by the weakening of bones, making them fragile and more likely to fracture. This systemic skeletal condition not only affects the major bones of the body but can also have implications for your smile. The impact on dental implants is particularly interesting among the smile concerns associated with osteoporosis.…

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Dental Implants And Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease of bones that leads to a decreased density of bone and subsequent increase in risk of fracture. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle. Osteoporosis-related fractures most commonly occur in the hip, wrist or spine. Osteoporosis affects millions of people all over the world. It affects men and women of all races. Women are…

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I Have Osteoporosis…Are Dental Implants An Option?

Osteoporosis is a  systemic disease of the bones that leads to a decreased density of bone and subsequent increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle. Osteoporosis related fractures are most common in the hip, wrist or spine. Osteoporosis affects millions of people around the globe. It affects both men and women and of all…

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Dental Myths Busted!

Myths and old wives tales are rampant through many families. In the age of the internet, these can be magnified even more so. Below you will find some of the most popular dental myths and the real truth about each one. Top Dental Myths -Losing Baby Teeth From Tooth Decay Is OK – Primary teeth erupt…

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Top Reasons To Invest In Your Dental Health

Maintaining good dental health can often be overlooked in our busy lives. A small investment of time in our smiles can lead to a lifetime of good dental health. The benefits go beyond dental health as recent research has linked dental health to our general health. Below you will find some of the top reasons…

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Dental Implants – What Can Go Wrong?

Dental implants in dentistry have become a highly successful dental procedure. Most studies show that dental implants have a success rate of around 96-98% when placed properly. Dental implants have become a highly reliable procedure for the replacement of lost teeth. This means, almost all patients who undergo the procedure for dental implants with a highly…

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Osteoporosis and Your Dental Health

Osteoporosis…What Is It? Osteoporosis is a disease of bones that leads to a decreased density of bone and subsequent increase in risk of fracture. In osteoporosis, the bone mineral density (BMD) is reduced, bone micro architecture deteriorates, and the amount and variety of proteins in bone are altered. Osteoporosis is a bone weakening disease that has affected millions of people…

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