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Gum Disease And The Development Of Systemic Diseases

When it comes to gum disease and the development of it there are quite a few risks. However, for the purpose of this article will be discussing the 7 major risks of gum disease development. To be more specific, there is a direct link between your oral health and your overall health. Meaning that the development of gum disease can lead to the development of major health concerns. It has been proven that these seven systemic diseases below that affect overall health are related to having gum disease:   Stroke Heart Disease  Diabetes Erectile dysfunction Alzheimer’s disease Respiratory infections Pre-term low birth weight   Understanding the Links Between Gum Disease and Health Risks As far as the link between gum disease and health risks is concerned it’s highly important to understand how negative oral health can lead to negative overall health. The initial stage of gum disease would be gingivitis and when you have gingivitis essentially you have bacter ...

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Emergency Dental Care: Getting Dental Treatment During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Find out what qualifies a dental emergency during the Covid-19 outbreak and take a look at what dental offices are doing to accommodate people just like you who need emergency dental services.

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Is IV Sedation Right For You?

Do you suffer from severe dental anxiety that keeps you from getting dental treatment or routine dental examinations done? Well thanks to advancements in sedation dentistry you no longer have to fear going to the dentist. Here at our office we offer Intravenous sedation to help patients who are experiencing dental anxiety become more relaxed making dental care possible. Your oral health is important especially because it is connected to your overall health. In order to determine if you are a good candidate for IV sedation review the information below:

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Bone Grafting: Is It Necessary for Dental Implants?

Bone grafting may sometimes be needed for dental implants because in order for dental implants to be installed correctly and efficiently there needs to be enough bone in the patient’s mouth to support the dental implant. Also, when it comes to tooth restoration dental implants if placed properly and cared for can be very beneficial for the patient in terms of regaining function. To better understand whether or not you will need bone grafting done it would be beneficial to review the different instances below:

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Benefits of Laser Dentistry To Treat Gum Disease

Laser therapy is also suggested for patients suffering anxiety over surgery. It may also be safe for young children who might be terrified at the thought of surgery. 


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Gum Disease Risks

Gum disease is referred to as gingivitis at the beginning, and can do no more than cause sensitive, tender, bleeding gums and bad breath all so often. As it progresses and remains untreated, it becomes periodontitis, a severe condition that can lead to loss of teeth, gum tissue loss and inflammation.

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Substitute Your Missing Teeth

If you’re suffering from missing teeth – suffer no longer. Full mouth dental implants are a solution to completely revitalize your smile, and give you strong teeth again. Full mouth dental implants are a permanent smile makeover, that’ll leave you with a beaming smile once again.

Dental implants are a procedure that substitute your missing teeth with durable replacements. The dental implant procedure involves your dentist placing the implants, and attaching the abutment. The next step is placing the crown on top, which is the part that allows for your perfect smile.

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Gum Disease Chooses a lot of People

Gum disease is a choosey disease… chooses a lot of people! Anyone is susceptible to gum disease if you are not taking oral health precautions. It is important to stay in a routine to take care of your oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing is a major factor to help halt gum disease, but is not the only preventative precaution.

Without treatment, gum disease can turn into periodontitis, which is extremely serious. Gum diseases affect the soft tissue in the mouth. The soft tissue exists in the mouth to surround the teeth and keep them in place and secure. When soft tissue gets infected, it can cause your teeth to loosen, as they do not have the same support. At this stage of gum disease, it is possible to lose your teeth as well as have your jaw bones become weak.

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Why Dentist Use Lasers

Laser dental care is a minimally invasive form of treatment for those with oral problems and other dental concerns like dealing with gum disease. There are usually two main types of lasers used by dentists for operations, one that corrects issues with hard tissue and the other that deals with problems with soft tissue.

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What to Expect With Gum Grafting

Regrettably, gum tissue can not regenerate itself, however, gum grafting procedures are a great option to correct this issue. Most people try to avoid gum grafting because they are afraid it might be a very painful procedure. Grafting treatments are far less painful than they used to be with today's advances in dental technology.

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