Posts Tagged ‘bone loss’
How Do I Care For My Dental Implants?
Dental implants are widely spread throughout dentistry and have become mainstream for many patients. In the past, patients were presented other options…go without a tooth or teeth, wear a removable denture, or have a cementable bridge made. Dental implants have allowed for a great additional option which does not cut down existing teeth, and is…Read More
The Straight Talk About Crooked Teeth
Crooked teeth (also referred to as a malocclusion) can affect approximately 75% of all American adults. Malocclusion can significantly affect dental and oral health over the course of a lifetime, leaving you with increased chances of developing periodontal disease and increased wear and trauma to teeth. Types Of Malocclusion –Crossbite – A crossbite is when…Read More
Why Replace A Lost Tooth?
Do you have a missing tooth (or teeth) that need to be replaced? Throughout our lives, teeth can be lost for a variety reasons. They can be lost from tooth decay, periodontal disease, nutritional neglect, and accidents. Missing teeth can compromise your eating habits, speech, health, and appearance. The loss of a front tooth can negatively…Read More
What Is Peri-Implantitis?
Peri-implantitis – is a destructive process affecting the gums and bone surrounding dental implants. The various periodontal bacteria found surrounding failing dental implants (those affected by peri-implantitis) are very similar to those found in association with various forms of periodontal disease. Peri-implantitis is a unique complication when dealing with dental implants. Dental implants have a very high…Read More
Can Kids Get Periodontal Disease?
Periodontal Disease is most frequently associated with adults and most people believe that periodontal disease as well as other major dental issues are strictly an adult problem. This is simply not the case. Children and adolescents are also at risk of developing periodontal disease and associated health problems. When children have periodontal disease, signs and symptoms…Read More
Birth Control and Dental Health
Birth control is an integral part of many women’s lives. The newer method of receiving a birth control shot (DMPA) every Three (3) months versus taking a pill every day has become a convenient way of birth control for many women. Depo-Provera is the most well known and used DPMA. This contraceptive is injected into…Read More