Does Poor Oral Hygiene Lead to Poor Health?

Recent research further emphasizes that individuals with poor oral hygiene suffer from poor overall health. A new study from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, published in The Journal of the American Dental Association, reveals that patients with undiagnosed poor oral health are just as at risk of negative long-term systemic health outcomes as patients experiencing periodontal or gum disease. Oral and general health have historically been treated separately; however, the study’s findings reveal that the two are closely connected. Researchers[…] Read More

When Can I Get a Dental Implant After Extraction?

Tooth extraction is a common procedure, often necessary due to severe decay, gum disease, or injury. While the removal of a tooth can alleviate immediate discomfort and prevent further oral health issues, it also raises questions about the next steps in dental restoration. One of patients’ most frequently asked questions following an extraction is regarding the timeline for getting a dental implant. Dental implants offer a durable and aesthetically pleasing solution for replacing missing teeth, but timing is crucial for[…] Read More

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