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How Laser Dentistry Can Benefit You

  Laser dentistry is an innovative type of dental care that is transforming the way medical professionals treat their patients. If you are unfamiliar with dental lasers, they are essentially extremely focused light beams that are used to alter or remove the tissue around your teeth. If that sounds a little intense, no need to […]

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Top Three Causes of Gum Disease

  Gum disease is a serious health issue that affects a large portion of Americans today. It’s defined as inflammation in the gum line that causes serious damage to the bones around your teeth. There are three stages of gum disease, with each one increasing in severity. All stages can end up causing a significant […]

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Is There a Solution for Receding Gums?

  Receding gums are one of the most common problems in dental health, which has to be treated adequately, not only for aesthetic reasons, but also for the really bad problems it can cause. Between the main causes of receding gums, periodontal illness can be highlighted such as chronic periodontitis, or bad habits like aggressive […]

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Are Titanium Implants the Best Solution?

  It has been many years since Dr. Branemark discovered dental implants by studying the blood circulation in a rabbit’s femur. The discovery of osseointegration was completely random, because it occurred looking that the titanium screws used to get attached to the devices to study the circulation were integrated into the bone, and they were […]

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Dental implants are not risky for diabetic patients anymore

A new research study by the University of Sevilla reveals that dental implants no longer pose a risk to the health of patients with diabetes. For patients with diabetes dental health is key, and there are a high percentage of patients who happened to discover their diabetes in dental clinics.  A recent study developed by […]

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Irreversible gum disease can be a consequence of Diabetes

Some people lose their teeth at ages as early 29 due to gum disease. However, in many cases this gum disease is directly related to Diabetes, as the sufferers from this disease are more susceptible to the condition due to poor wound healing, shaky teeth, gum pain and gum swelling caused by their Diabetes.  As […]

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Dental hygiene in 3 simple steps

Having a dental implant implies the same care as having a natural tooth. Although dental implants are commonly applied, the problem is that they apply the implants to patients that aren’t good candidates for this kind of procedure. For example, the people who smoke are not good candidates, people who doesn’t maintain dental bacterial plaque […]

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Everything you need to know about dental implants

Losing a dental piece can be a massive blow to the self-esteem, that’s why the techniques to replace them are being advancing in benefit of the people.  The loss of a tooth does not just affect the basic function of chewing but every other aspect of  life. It’s harder to find a job and social […]

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Gum disease: An Overview Pt. II

According to the Spanish Society of Periodontics and Osseointegration, gingivitis and periodontitis are two of the most common gum diseases with a prevalence of 59.8 percent and 25.4 percent, respectively, in adults between 35 y 44 years old. For patients between 65 and 74 years, the prevalence rises up to 51.6 percent and 38 percent.  […]

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Gum disease: An Overview Pt. I

Disturbances in the balance of the bacteria that lives in your mouth and the buildup of oral biofilm may cause gum inflammation and bleeding, which can trigger gum disease such as Gingivitis and Periodontitis, affecting the teeth or Peri-implant Mucositis and Peri-implantitis which have an effect on your dental implants.  In the first part of […]

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