Losing your pearly whites brings about a lot of discomfort and inconvenience. Apart from affecting your smile, especially if the missing tooth is in plain sight, it may very well hinder you from using your mouth properly as well. While some people may think that one missing tooth is really no big deal, however, it […]
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Dentists, in general, work on keeping your oral health. Some, however, practice a more specified niche or specialization, such as prosthodontics. In a nutshell, this kind of dentist helps the patient restore form and functionality of the mouth. In case you’re missing a tooth or you need help with its alignment, then they are the […]
Periodontal disease is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects your gums. If the condition is left untreated and allowed to progress, periodontal disease can easily lead to tooth loss. In fact, periodontal disease is the leading cause of tooth loss among adults.
Proper oral health is important. After all, poor oral health can result in a less-than-appealing smile. In particularly bad cases, poor oral health can begin to affect other parts of your body. Researchers claim that poor oral hygiene can increase the risk of heart disease, dementia, and respiratory infections.