If you’re missing one or more teeth, you know that it affects the look of your smile and your ability to eat and speak. But did you know that it also affects the health of your jawbone and your face structure?
Compared to dentures or bridges, dental implants actually stimulate your bone and help to maintain your jawbone.
In this blog I will review what happens to the jaw bone after teeth are lost, with dentures and with dental implants.
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Have you lost one or more teeth? Then it may be helpful to have a discussion with an implant dentist about the types of food you eat.
Studies suggest that the "inflammatory potential" of your diet can impact your oral health. Specifically, researchers found that an anti-inflammatory diet may lead to fewer lost teeth. The data in this research came from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Everyone knows regular visits to the dentist are important. But they may be even more beneficial than you thought.
Why? Because you might have hypertension without realizing it. Often referred to as high blood pressure, hypertension often has no significant signs or symptoms, yet it can cause serious health problems.