Category: Dental Health

Peri-Implant Health, Peri-Implant Disease Case Definitions and Diagnostic Considerations

Dental Implants have high rates of long term survival, defined as more than 10 years when supporting various dental prostheses. However, the success of dental implants is not as high as their survival as functional implants and the restorations may be subject to mechanical and biological complications. Biologic complications associated with dental implants are mostly inflammatory conditions of the soft tissues and surrounding bone. These are biofilm-induced inflammatory lesions

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What Is the Mouth-Body Connection and How Does It Affect the Entire Body?

The mouth is considered a gateway to the body. That being said, your oral health can have an effect on just about every system in your body. To figure out how the mouth affects the body, it’s necessary to know what may go wrong first. When overstaying their welcome, bacteria create sticky buildups on the teeth, thus making gums susceptible to infection. That’s how a dental problem starts developing.

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