Month: January 2017

Additional Research Correlating Heart Disease And Periodontitis

More and more, periodontal disease, the leading cause of adult tooth loss, is also being implicated in seemingly unrelated medical conditions. Recently, researchers examined 20 patients suffering from periodontal disease and atherosclerosis (clogging of the blood vessels to the heart that can eventually result in heart failure).  In 13 of the 20 patients, they found … Read more

Why Replace Missing Teeth?

The Effects of Missing Teeth The effects of missing teeth can be detrimental to your long term oral and medical health. Missing teeth are also recognized associated with old age and can make you look older than you are. Replacing missing teeth can dramatically improve your smile and the shape of your face. This greatly enhances both … Read more

Dental Implants Vs Dentures

There are several options to consider when replacing missing teeth. Dentures and dental implants are the two most common solutions. The two differ in longevity, comfort, confidence while wearing, and effect on your pocket book. Dentures Many people with missing teeth wear conventional upper and lower dentures or partial dentures and many are unhappy with them. Lower dentures never fit … Read more

Are Implants Right For You?

Are you a good candidate? Crowns, bridges, and dentures are not the only options when replacing missing teeth. Dental implants offer the look and feel of natural teeth. Implants offer stability because they fuse to your bone. Integration of the implants into your jaw bone also helps the replacement teeth feel more natural and many people … Read more