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How Can Couture Get Back Teeth He Sacrificed to Help Sharks Beat Knights?

The San Jose Sharks are making a run at the Stanley Cup this year with a dramatic come-from-behind series win over last year’s darlings, the Las Vegas Golden Knights. Game 7 was perhaps the most dramatic game of the season, with the Sharks coming from a 0-3 deficit in the third period to take [...]

Women Are Much More Demanding of Smile Aesthetics Than Men

We often talk about people being unhappy with the appearance of their smile. There are many potential concerns about your smile’s appearance, but which of them are most serious? A group of researchers sought to find out which aesthetic concerns were considered most serious by showing examples of different cosmetic concerns to over 400 [...]

Gum Disease around Dental Implants Should Be Treated as Usual

Dental implants are the tooth replacement that is most like your natural teeth. They’re so much like your natural teeth that they are threatened by the same disease that most often leads to tooth loss: gum disease. Although there is some dispute about whether gum disease is the same when it affects [...]

Why Dental Implants Look So Natural

There are many reasons why dental implants are the best tooth replacement available. Not only are they the healthiest option for you and your teeth, they are also the most natural in appearance. They can be so natural that sometimes even dentists themselves can’t easily tell the difference. Here’s why dental implants [...]

Mothers’ Smoking During Pregnancy Leads to Children’s Missing Teeth

Hypodontia is a condition in which children fail to develop all their permanent teeth. The risk that children will develop this condition may be increased by mothers’ smoking during pregnancy, according to a new study from the University of Otago. Retrospective Comparison For this study, researchers looked at 83 children with hypodontia and 253 [...]

Considering Dental Implants? Don’t Forget These Alternatives

Dental implants are a great technology. They give us the ability to replace your lost tooth or teeth with artificial versions that look, function, and last just like the real thing. It’s like having a second chance at saving your smile. But one concern about dental implants that comes up often is that [...]

People With Most Risk Least Likely to Make Dental Implant Appointments

Dental implants are the healthiest tooth replacement option, they look and function like natural teeth, and they only require the same maintenance as your natural teeth. Just brush, floss, and make your regular dental visits. If you do that, your dental implants can last a lifetime. Unfortunately, even though people invest [...]

Why Modern Dentures Are Better Than You Imagine

If you’ve lost your teeth, you want dentures. We know, you think you don’t, because you’re thinking about how terrible dentures are. But the truth is that modern dentures aren’t what you’re imagining. Modern dentures can be high-quality tooth replacements that can be almost as good as your natural teeth. Here’s why. Dental [...]

How Probiotics Can Help Your Oral Health

Your oral health is impacted by the presence of parasitic bacteria in your mouth. These bacteria are responsible for tooth decay and gum disease. But not all bacteria are parasitic and damaging. Some can actually be helpful, and if you can encourage the growth of helpful bacteria, known as probiotics, you [...]

Antidepressants Can Lead to Implant Failure

New research from the University of Buffalo confirms previous research showing that dental implants. Four Complications Can Lead to Failure This new research was completed by a doctor of dental surgery candidate and her professors who noticed that more and more of their patients who experienced implant failure were using antidepressants. Looking at [...]

Why Dental Implants Are the Healthiest Option

If you have lost one or more teeth, there are many tooth replacement options, but dental implants are the best options for your overall health. Since the Top Down Dental approach focuses on dental care that is good for your entire body, we recommend dental implants for most people. Here’s why. Eat Healthy [...]

A Guide To Dental Implants

If you’ve been considering dental implants, you probably have a lot of questions. If you’re wondering about the price, the procedure and most of all, how implants will change your life, here are four steps to take to arm yourself with knowledge before you get to the dentist’s office for a consultation. Understand The [...]

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