Some impressive tooth facts here. Please note we don’t endorse #8! #6 is also worrying. Be sure to contact us if you have any concerns about your teeth.
The diagram below shows how a dental implant is used in place of a natural tooth.
THIS FILM, first shown at Europerio 8, was a collaboration between the British Society of Periodontology and the British Society for Dental Hygiene and Therapy and led by UCL Eastman Dental Institute with support from the UCL Public Engagement Unit. Please view the film ‘The Sound of Periodontitis’ and complete the very brief survey at
Source: Huff Post Want a healthy smile for life? Cut out or reduce your consumption of the worst foods for your teeth: Ice For some people, part of the fun of a cold, iced beverage is crunching through the cubes once the drink is done. But dentists say chewing ice is a big no-no. “You’d
Friday, 14 November 2014 by Foundation Dental
In a study of African Americans with normal kidney function, those with severe periodontal disease developed chronic kidney disease (CKD) at 4 times the rate of those without severe periodontal disease. The study that will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2014. Periodontal disease is a chronic bacterial infection of the oral cavity, and it
Article by Dr John Carrigy MDSc (Melb), BDS (Syd) Hons, MRACDS (Perio) DOWNLOAD: Dr John Carrigy Periodontist Talk Notes TAKE HOME POINTS The treatment of Periodontitis follows a set path of clinical action. These “phases” of treatment may differ in their name and number – but the goals of each step are almost universally accepted :
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A simple non-surgical gum disease treatment markedly reduces the thickness of the wall of the arteries, a risk factor for heart disease, according to a first of its kind study among Aboriginal Australians. The study findings may be of particular importance to Aboriginal Australians, who in general have poorer oral health and higher rates of
Monday, 09 June 2014 by Foundation Dental
Periodontal disorders such as tooth loss and gingivitis have been identified as a potential risk marker for cardiovascular disease in a large study reported April 9, 2014. More than 15,000 patients with chronic coronary heart disease provided information on their dental health, with results showing that indicators of periodontal disease (fewer remaining teeth, gum bleeding) were common in this
Smoking tends to disguise the damage taking place to teeth and gums. Usually infected gums are red, puffy and bleed easily when they are brushed. Smokers’ gums are not like this – they are pale and thin and do not bleed readily. The nicotine contracts blood vessels, reducing the blood flow to the gum and bone.
SOURCE: American Academy of Implant Dentistry Why are dental implants often the first choice and a standard of care compared to other options to restore missing or damaged teeth? Next best thing to healthy, natural teeth. Strong and stable, a dental implant restores a lost tooth so that it looks, feels, fits and functions like