Posts Tagged ‘jawbone’
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
What Is Interceptive Orthodontics?
Interceptive Orthodontics is a phased type of orthodontics. Growth is utilized to correct developmental occlusion problems. Staging the treatment can correct immediate problems and future issues. Interceptive orthodontics simply means diagnosing and treating malocclusions as soon as they are detected. The American Academy of Orthodontics now says all children should have an orthodontic assessment no later…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