Why Is Tooth Loss Bad for Your Health?

tooth loss

It might not be apparent initially, but good mouth health has a direct relationship on the rest of the body. Tooth loss may appear to be more of a cosmetic concern, but it can have an indirect impact on the number of bacteria that enter your body. That bacteria can lead to more serious problems in the future, including disease. It is best to stave off these problems at the outset by replacing any missing teeth that you may have.[…] Read More

Can Oral Surgery Correct My Speech Problems?

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Speech problems can arise from different conditions.  When they are due to a malocclusion or misalignment of teeth or premature tooth loss, they can often be improved or corrected with braces to realign the teeth.  Other conditions that can cause speech problems involve bones and cannot be corrected using braces alone.  Some conditions involving bones that cause speech problems include: Cleft palate and/or cleft lip.  These are birth defects in which the palate and/or lip do not completely develop in[…] Read More

Why Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

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It is a rare occurrence for patients to have their wisdom teeth come in correctly without any issues.  The third molars in the back of a human’s mouth, wisdom teeth normally start to emerge during the late teens or early adult years.  Unless they come in healthy and in a straight and normal position, erupting wisdom teeth come in painfully and can cause major damage to your gums.  However, there are several other reasons to get your wisdom teeth removed,[…] Read More

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