Recent research suggests that there may be an association between oral infections and poorly controlled diabetes, cardiovascular disease and preterm birth. If you have diabetes, you’re already at increased risk of developing gum disease. But chronic gum disease may, in fact, make diabetes more difficult to control, as well.
Implant-Supported Full-Arch Restoration If you’re about to lose all of your upper or lower teeth — or struggling with removable dentures — you owe it to yourself to find out more about newer methods of full-arch dental restoration. Implant-supported dentures and bridges look and function very similarly to natural teeth. They take advantage of the […]
Daily use of an interdental cleaner (floss) is essential to maintaining healthy teeth and gums. When some questioned the value of flossing a couple of years ago, dental professionals and the U.S. Government quickly reaffirmed its importance. There are places between your teeth that toothbrushes cannot reach, and they need to be cleaned daily. Flossing […]
Dental implants are the gold standard for tooth replacement in the opinion of nearly all dental professionals. The strong advocacy for implants compared to other methods is supported by years of research and real-life experience. Well-placed implants are hard to tell from real teeth; they promote healthy bone structure and restore a bite strength comparable […]