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Dental Implants Could Help You Improve Oral and Overall Health

Posted on 11/9/2020 by Todd Jorgenson
We have all heard the warnings about tooth decay and proper flossing and brushing twice a day. Even with the best intentions, we do not always follow instructions or good advice. There are also cases where genetics trump all efforts to take care of our teeth and we lose them. Believe it or not, but tooth loss is not just a cosmetic problem altering our appearance, but a very real health concern. How Does Oral Health Impact Overall Health? With open spaces in our mouth, teeth will try to move into the newly vacated area. With no tooth in the space there is no opposing force to the tooth in the opposite jaw which can lead to the weakening of gum tissue and supporting bone structure and eventual tooth loss and bone mass loss. Getting a tooth replacement can help to maintain proper biting motion and pressure so bone structure remains strong. It helps to keep nearby teeth and gums healthy by removing bacteria and infection present in the vacant space in the gums. Dental implants provide a perfect alternative to natural teeth. Unlike traditional dentures, which slip and slide out of place and require adhesive to try and make them stay in a fixed state, dental implants are imbedded into the jawbone. This allows teeth to be permanently fixed in the mouth so patients do not have to change their diet and can continue to eat the foods they love. The artificial teeth look more like natural teeth than traditional dentures too. This helps to cut down on potentially deadly diseases. Gum Disease has been linked to heart disease, respiratory disease, different types of arthritis and diabetes. Patients should realize the mouth is a perfect avenue for bacteria to enter the body. If there is inflamed gum tissue, the infection can easily enter the bloodstream and spread throughout the body....
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Dental Implants Could Help You Improve Oral and Overall Health
11/9/2020
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10/19/2020
Is Vitamin C Important During Gum Disease Treatment?
10/5/2020
Why Might You Need a Gum Biopsy?
9/21/2020
Why Should You Avoid Exercise Right After Oral Surgery?
9/7/2020
What Does a Scaling and Root Planing Actually Do?
8/24/2020
:How to Become A Good Candidate for Dental Implants
8/10/2020
When to Turn to a Ridge Augmentation
7/23/2020
Is Sedation Necessary During Gum Disease Treatment?
7/7/2020
Why You Never Want to Smoke with New Dental Implants
6/22/2020
Oral Cancer Can Stem from Gum Disease If It Is Left Untreated
6/8/2020
Why Your Child Should Have a Pediatric Dentist Instead of Just a Family Dentist
5/29/2020
Ways of Helping Keep Track of How Often Your Child Brushes
5/15/2020
Can Alcohol in Mouthwash Harm Your Gums?
4/20/2020
Receding Gums Can Happen as a Result of Alcohol Consumption
4/10/2020
Can Crown Lengthening Reduce That Gummy Smile?
3/20/2020
When You Lose a Tooth, Why Do Your Gums Shrink?
3/10/2020
You Could Get Healthier Gums with the Help of Lasers
2/20/2020
What to Know About Scaling and Root Planing
2/10/2020
Danger of Trying to Treat Gum Disease at Home
1/20/2020
People Who Would Benefit Most from Crown Lengthening
1/10/2020
Early Gum Disease Can Still Do a Lot of Damage
12/20/2019
Does Gum Disease Treatment Require Antibiotic Medication?
12/10/2019
Can Lasers Improve Gum Health?
11/20/2019
Are Receding Gums Painful?
11/10/2019
How Poor Oral Health Can Increase Your Risk of Oral Cancer
10/20/2019
Do You Still Have to Worry About Getting Gum Disease with Whole Mouth Implants?
10/10/2019
How Smoking Increases the Effects of Gum Disease
9/20/2019
You Still Need to Watch for Gum Disease With No Teeth
9/10/2019
Important Facts About Bleeding Gums
8/20/2019
How Flossing Can Impact Gum Disease Prevention
8/10/2019
Unusual Signs You May Have Oral Cancer
7/20/2019
Types of Periodontal Grafts
7/10/2019
The Impact Gum Disease Has On The Happiness Of Your Mouth
6/20/2019
What Does Tobacco and Nicotine Do to Your Gums?
6/10/2019
Are There Foods You Can Eat to Improve Your Gum Health?
5/20/2019
What You Get from Scaling and Root Planing
5/10/2019
Should You Begin An Oil Pulling Routine?
4/20/2019
Restorative Options After Gum Disease Treatment
4/10/2019
How a Single Arch Denture Is Often Better Than Dentures for Both Arches
3/20/2019
Gum Pain is Not Normal, So Call Us as Soon as It Starts
3/10/2019
How Do Your Gums Get Prepared for Dental Implant Surgery?
2/20/2019
Types of Procedures to Expect During Gum Disease Treatment
2/10/2019
Recovery After Scaling and Root Planing is Easy if You Are Prepared
1/20/2019
How to Keep Inflammation of the Gums Down at Home
1/10/2019
What to Do When You Notice Your Gums Bleeding
12/20/2018
What to Do Once Gum Disease is Treated
12/10/2018
Bridges Can Help Fill in Missing Gaps to Help Improve Gum Health
11/20/2018
Breast Cancer Could Be Linked to Gum Disease
11/10/2018
What to Know About Oil Pulling Before You Try It
10/20/2018
Do Longer Crowns Help Improve Your Oral Health?
10/10/2018
Symptoms You May Have Gum Cancer
9/20/2018
Methods for Reducing Gingival Pockets
9/10/2018
What Do Acidic Foods Do to Your Gums?
8/20/2018
What Benefits Come from Crown Lengthening?
8/10/2018
Difference Between Gum Disease and Periodontitis
7/20/2018
How Flossing Keeps Gums Tight Against Your Teeth
7/10/2018
The Most Common Types of Grafts You May Need Following Gum Disease Treatment
6/25/2018
The Importance of Flossing When You Need to Keep Gum Disease Away
6/15/2018
"Helping Gums Repair Themselves When They Begin to Bleed"
5/25/2018
"Foods You Want to Include for Improved Gum Health"
5/15/2018
How to Care for Your Gums with Gum Disease
4/20/2018
Do You Need a Perioscopy?
4/10/2018
How to Care for Your Gums with Gum Disease
3/20/2018
Do You Need a Perioscopy?
3/10/2018
What Does Gum Cancer Look Like?
2/20/2018
Types of Essential Oils to Reduce Gum Inflammation
2/10/2018
What Changes Your Gums Go Through as You Age?
1/20/2018
Vitamins Can Boost Your Oral Health
1/10/2018
What Untreated Gum Disease Can Do To Your Lungs
12/20/2017
What to Do to Help Gum Recession When You Have Dental Implants
12/10/2017
Things to Know About Abscess Treatment
11/25/2017
The Importance of Understanding the Severity of Gum Disease
11/15/2017
Signs of Periodontitis You Do Not Want to Ignore
10/20/2017
Is your Jaw Bone Reabsorbing?
10/10/2017
Does Alcohol-Based Mouthwash Aid in Treating Gum Disease?
9/20/2017
Do You Know the Consequences of Early Gum Disease?
9/10/2017
Could Your Oral Health Benefit from a Dental Crown?
8/23/2017
Does Scaling and Root Planing Hurt?
8/13/2017
Procedures You Can Have that May Help Regenerate Gum Tissue
7/30/2017
How Gums Respond to New Dental Implants
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Protecting Your Gums When You Have Diabetes
6/20/2017
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Treat Advanced Gum Disease if You Want to Save Your Teeth
5/20/2017
The Connection Between Gum Disease and Increased Cancer Rates
5/10/2017
Should Fluoride Be Added to Milk?
4/23/2017
Should Coconut Oil Be Part of Your Regular Oral Hygiene Routine?
4/13/2017
Do Ridge Augmentations Only Help Implants?
3/20/2017
Do Receding Gums Hurt?
3/10/2017
Do Your Gums Have Pockets?
2/23/2017
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2/13/2017
Reasons You May Require a Gum Graft
1/23/2017
Pregnancy Related Gum Disease
1/13/2017
Does Mouthwash Cure Gum Disease?
12/23/2016
Does Losing Weight Affect Your Gum Disease?
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Money Troubles And Stress Can Lead to Periodontal Gum Disease
11/23/2016
Making Periodontal Visits Less Painful
11/13/2016
Why Gingivitis Doesn't Always Hurt Until Later Stages
10/25/2016
What to Do About Bleeding Gums
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9/25/2016
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9/15/2016
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Drinking Milk Might Prevent Gum Disease
7/15/2016
Why Do Your Gums Look So Pale?
6/27/2016
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6/17/2016
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5/27/2016
Are Dental Implants an Option if My Gums Are Receding?
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The Connection Between Gum Disease and Oral Cancer
4/25/2016
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3/27/2016
A Periodontal Abscess is a Dental Emergency
3/17/2016
The New Technology Behind Same-Day Crowns
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Seniors Need to Worry about Gum Health
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The Importance of Regular Oral Cancer Screenings
12/27/2015
Periodontal Pocket Reduction
12/17/2015
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11/15/2015
Benefits of Cone Beam X-Rays
10/25/2015
All About Osseointergration
10/15/2015
The Dangers of Not Caring for your Implants
9/25/2015
Gum Recontouring: What is It?
9/15/2015
Repairing Your Overall Health After Gum Disease
8/25/2015
When Pregnant, Is a Little Bleeding of the Gums to be Expected?
8/15/2015
Take Things Slow with New Dentures
7/28/2015
Why Be Concerned About Gum Disease?
7/15/2015
Reasons you have Gingival Gum Recession Without Gum Disease
6/20/2015
Are you Too Old for Dental Implants?
6/10/2015
Don't Be Afraid of Scaling and Root Planning
5/25/2015
How Untreated Periodontal Disease can Lead to Tooth Loss
5/10/2015




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