Bad tooth-brushing habits tied to higher heart disease risk

Brushing your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes may lower the risk of cardiovascular diseases, a new study suggests. Previous studies have found a link between heart disease and periodontal disease – a condition marked by gum infection, gum inflammation and tooth damage. The new study, being presented at the American Heart … Continúa leyendo Bad tooth-brushing habits tied to higher heart disease risk

How Can Dental Health Affect Pregnancy?

ORAL HEALTH : How Can Dental Health Affect Pregnancy? Diexden Dental health is more important during pregnancy than ever. Learn about oral health and how prenatal tooth decay, bleeding gums, and gum disease can affect your baby before and after birth. Pregnant women are more prone to tooth decay (dental caries), bleeding gums, and chronic gum … Continúa leyendo How Can Dental Health Affect Pregnancy?

Dental Implants

Despite improvements in dental care millions of Americans suffer tooth loss -- mostly due to tooth decay, periodontal disease, or injury. For many years, the only treatment options available for people with missing teeth were bridges and dentures. But, today, dental implants are available. What Are Dental Implants? Dental implants are replacement tooth roots, they … Continúa leyendo Dental Implants