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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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Why you should avoid opioids next time you visit the dentist

As you may or may not know, dentist visits are usually followed by an opioid prescription as painkiller. However, there’s a reason why dentists are trying really hard to change that.   Paul Moore, a dentist and pharmacologist at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine has stated that most patients go to the […]

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Squid Ink: The new periodontitis detector

When visiting the dentist your teeth are checked for periodontal disease with the help of a periodontal probe, the little measuring-stick-like tool that dentists use to check for gum disease and to verify that your gum tissue is as healthy as it can be.  Although this is a routine part of your dental check-up, many […]

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Diabetes, Hyperglycemia and Periodontal disease. Are they related?

According to a study published this August 9th, periodontal inflammation in rodents with diabetes is derived from caries and not from periodontal disease.  Through fluoride administration, Yutaka Nakahara from the Setsunan University in Osaka, Japan, and colleagues applied to diabetic animal models prevented carious inflammation and yet confirmed the presence of  periodontal disease. Tap water […]

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Is periodontal disease associated with cancer?

Several studies have researched about the connection that exists between periodontal disease and cancer. The most recent one showed that women with a history of Periodontal Disease displayed a 14% increase in total cancer risk. The study hypothesised the connection lies in the accumulation of  infected saliva in the esophagus, colon, or the lungs; and […]

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