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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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