Low Thyroid Function And Healing After Implant Surgery

Posted on: 4 October 2019

The dental implant procedure takes multiple appointments. It is important that your mouth is healthy before undergoing a dental procedure, and because of this, your dentist will make sure that you don't have severe gingivitis or any dental abscesses before proceeding with your surgery. Tell your dentist if you have low thyroid function, or hypothyroidism, because this autoimmune disorder can raise your risk for complications after your procedure. Here are some ways hypothyroidism can complicate your recovery after getting dental implants
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Getting Braces? Understand How The Process Works

Posted on: 24 August 2019

Are you going to be getting braces to correct the placement of your teeth? If so, you likely have questions about how the entire process works. It is a good idea to have an overview of the procedure so that you know what to expect when visiting your dentist.  Teeth Preparation The process will start by preparing your teeth so that they are clean before any brackets are applied to them.
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Why You May Need Oral Surgery

Posted on: 1 August 2019

Oral surgery involves surgery of the mouth, teeth, jaw, face, and associated tissues. Some forms of oral surgery are relatively routine and can be performed by any dentist. However, complicated oral surgery requires a dentist with further training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. For example, a dental implant is a routine surgery, while a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery is more complicated. Below are some of the reasons you might need oral surgery.
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Oral Effects Of Medications And Dietary Supplements

Posted on: 3 July 2019

Many prescription and over-the-counter medications can affect your teeth and gums. In addition, dietary supplements can also affect your oral health, so it is important that you bring all your supplement and medication information with you when you visit the dental office so that the information can be noted in your chart. Here are some medication and dietary supplement side effects that can affect your oral health and what you can do about them.
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