Posts Tagged ‘bone density’
Going Thru Menopause? Check With Your Dentist
Menopause can be a time of tremendous anxiety for many women. As their bodies change and hormone levels rise and fall during menopause, there can be some unforeseen consequences. Many women only notice the outward changes that occur to their bodies but fail to look internally especially the changes that can occur in the mouth.…Read More
Does Breaking Bone Lead To Stronger Dental Implants?
Dental implants are a highly popular dental procedure for replacing lost teeth. Dental implants are able to restore the mouth back to full function with a highly predictive, strong, long lasting restoration. However, for many, dental implants are not even an option due to poor bone density and quality of their bone. What if dental…Read More
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…Read More