All-on-Four Dental Implants Cost

It iѕ unfortunate that the patients who most require teeth implants frequently саnnоt have them placed due tо the advanced lоѕѕ of bone tiѕѕuе in the jaw. When a tooth gоеѕ miѕѕing, the jаw bone that рrеviоuѕlу supported the root lоѕеѕ that important ѕоurсе of stimulation рrоvidеd by the mechanical forces associated with grinding, сhеwing […]

All On Fоur Dеntаl Implants – A Better Tееth Rерlасеmеnt Solution

All on fоur dental imрlаntѕ is a rеvоlutiоnаrу miѕѕing tееth rерlасеmеnt рrосеdurе which iѕ uѕеd to treat аdvаncеd implants саѕеѕ. Thiѕ рrосеdurе wаѕ оriginаllу developed tо hеlр реорlе whо were unable to gеt desirable rеѕultѕ from trаditiоnаl dental imрlаntѕ and dеnturеѕ. Thе соnсерt behind thiѕ рrосеdurе iѕ to incorporate four ѕресiаllу- dеѕignеd teeth imрlаntѕ in […]

Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease: What is it? Periodontal disease, also referred to as gum disease, is very common and treatable. But do not underestimate it, it is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. Today, we will go over what periodontal disease is and the relationship between it and diabetes. To begin, you must first understand […]

The Value of Dental Implants

Finding this article is an enormous first step! As you probably already know, you are not alone. Did you know that there are approximately 178 million Americans that are missing at least one tooth? That is enough people to fill Heinz Stadium 2,602 times! But of all those people, how many of them get dental […]

Gum Disease and Its Link to Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, 30 million Americans are diabetic. Sadly, diabetes is connected to problems not limited to the world of medicine. There are studies reporting a major association between diabetes and gum disease. A diabetic is significantly more likely to develop gingivitis or periodontitis. Some studies show that having gum disease on […]

Oral Cancer Screening at the Dentist Can Save Your Life

Statistics show that 30,000 – 50,000 Americans are diagnosed each year with some form of oral cancer. It has also been cited that only about ½ will survive longer than five years. That is unfortunate considering that there is an 80 – 90 percent survival rate when the cancer is caught early! Oral cancer can […]

Dental News Tidbits

Word is that last year’s Tooth Fairy survey, provided by Delta Dental, discovered that cash for teeth under the pillow has skyrocketed to an all-time average high of $4.66. This is an increase of $.75 from the 2015 survey. Delta Dental reports that the tooth fairy has forked out in excess of $250 million for […]

Marijuana – Another Risk Factor in Gum Disease

The AAP Journal is reporting a connection between gum disease and frequent use of marijuana. Cigarettes and cigars are not the only culprits! Research has shown that regular smoking of recreational cannabis, (marijuana, hashish and hash oil), may elevate the risk of gum disease. It appears that even use of marijuana once a month for […]

HIDDEN DENTAL INFECTION AND HEART DISEASE

You could have a dental infection and and not even know it! A dental infection in the root of a tooth can increase your chances of heart disease, even if you don’t have any symptoms. These types of hidden dental infections are extremely common. Infections often go undetected until routine dental x-rays are taken and […]

Flossing Doesn’t Work? Says Who?

If flossing has been recommended by dentists and hygienists for years, why isn’t there proof that flossing works? Recently, the newspaper, the internet and the TV have been blasted with articles claiming that “there is little proof that flossing works”. This statement was inappropriately fed to the media and will likely have a negative effect […]