How Gum Disease Increases Your Risk of Cavities

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So many people suffer from gum disease—it’s estimated that nearly half the population has mild or worse gum disease. Gum disease can be a major problem in an of itself, increasing the risk of teeth becoming infected, bacteria spreading through blood, and more. However, the problems don’t stop there. If you have untreated gum disease, the risk of your teeth developing cavities could increase. Read on to learn how this happens and how you should act to prevent this problem.…

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Can You Get Dental Implants Years After a Tooth Extraction?

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  You had a tooth extracted years ago and are wondering whether it’s too late to get a dental implants. To know whether you are a candidate for this procedure, you need to ask yourself a few questions. Are you healthy? Talk to your dental surgeon about any underlying health issues you may have. Do you have diabetes, sinus or heart problems? Do you smoke? These conditions do not necessarily disqualify your candidacy for implants but will help your dental surgeon to assess the risk and prepare adequately for the procedure.…

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You Have Gum Disease And Have To Have Teeth Pulled? 2 Benefits Of Choosing Dental Implants To Replace Them

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If you have to have a lot of your teeth pulled due to gum disease you have many options for replacing them. Some of these options include fixed bridge, partial denture, and complete denture. Another option that you will find beneficial to replace your teeth is dental implants. These implants are made of titanium, which is a durable and strong material. In many cases, once you receive a dental implant you will have it for the rest of your life.…

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