Beyond Bone Health: Tymlos in Dental Care

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Tymlos (abaloparatide) is a medication primarily used to treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture. While its main focus is on bone health, its effects on bone metabolism and potential side effects can affect dental care. Understanding these connections is vital for both patients and dental healthcare providers. The Role of Tymlos…

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What Is A Dry Socket?

Dry socket (also called medically as alveolar osteitis) is a very painful dental condition that can sometimes happen following removal of a permanent adult tooth. Dry socket occurs when the blood clot at the area of tooth removal fails to develop, or it dislodges or dissolves before the wound has fully healed. Having a tooth removed by your…

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Can A Dental Crown Develop Tooth Decay?

While the dental crown itself cannot become decayed, the underlying tooth structure can. A dental crown is placed after careful shaping and preparation of the tooth surface and then inserted over the remaining tooth structure to restore the crown to its proper form and function. How Does The Tooth Get Decay Under A Dental Crown?…

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What To Expect After Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth or third molars generally erupt into the mouth between the ages of 17 and 25. These molars come in behind our 2nd molars which came in at about 12 years old. Most people develop 4 wisdom teeth, while others may develop less or even sometimes more than 4. Wisdom teeth commonly become an…

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Signs of A Dead (Non Vital) Tooth

What many people don’t realize, is that a tooth has nerves and blood vessels just like the rest of our body. A tooth is “vital” or alive. There are reasons why a tooth can become non vital, or dead. It is not always easy to tell, and sometimes can be quite painful. A dead tooth…

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Dry Socket…What Is It?

Dry socket (also called alveolar osteitis) is an extremely painful dental condition that can occur after removal (extraction) of a permanent adult tooth. Having a tooth removed is generally not something anyone looks forward to. Most people understand there will be some level of discomfort following the procedure.  Many are given a prescription for pain medication before leaving…

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