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Apr

4 Ways Your Health Habits Affect Your Dental...

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After your dental implant procedure, you’re likely hoping for a short recovery time in which you experience only a small amount of discomfort. Many patients are able to achieve this type of seamless recovery, but some are not so fortunate. Fortunately, you can play a role in the speed and comfort of your recovery process. Within this article, we’ll look at four ways your health habits affect your dental implant healing. Smoking Slows Down the Healing Process When you smoke, you can prevent your body from healing quickly after the dental implant procedure. Cigarettes contain various chemicals that may interact with the chemicals in your post procedure medication, impacting the healing process. Smoking may also cause dry sockets, which is a painful condition in which a blood clot becomes dislodged. The act of smoking can…

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4
Apr

4 Questions To Ask Your Dental Surgeon During A...

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It’s important that you have as much information as possible at your disposal before you make a decision on your dental surgery. The dental surgery process is deeply personal and will impact your life for the long-term, and so it’s important that you make the right choice about your oral health needs during this process. As experts in this area, we’re here to help guide you. In this latest post, we present four questions to ask your dental surgeon during a consultation. What Will My Recovery Involve? It’s important to start with your recovery process. Asking the surgeon this question will allow you to concentrate on the element that you can play a role within: your recovery. Ask the surgeon to detail how long they expect you to take for a complete recovery. You should…

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28
Mar

The Hidden Consequences Of Losing Teeth

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Tooth loss among individuals is more than an aesthetic problem. Missing adult teeth can lead to a number of problems related to speech, health and daily eating. Thankfully, the dental industry has been able to cope with the growing challenges of tooth loss among the adult population. Dental patients now have better treatment options than they did before, and the results are longer lasting. What happens when you lose a tooth? Teeth are part of your bone structure, and bones need stimulation to maintain their natural form and density. The constant contact that teeth make with one another as a result of chewing, talking and other activity provide this stimulation. When a tooth is lost, this stimulation is lacking and as a result the bone that support the teeth (known as the alveolar bone) begin…

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