Often times, we tend to view overall health in segments. Thus, it may not seem that a problem in one area could have an effect on another part of the body. Your dentist in Memorial says that can be a costly misconception that limits the chances of recovering from illnesses and conditions. An example is the connection between your gastrointestinal health and dental wellness. As you read on, learn how the two are related.
November 21, 2018
November 13, 2018
Missing teeth in Memorial can do more than impact your appearance. They can also interfere with the normal digestion of food. When this happens, the consequences can include indigestion, difficulty in swallowing and nutritional deficiencies. The solution is to see your dentist for a checkup and full evaluation.
September 14, 2018
Dental implants are one of the most life-changing dental procedures available today. They offer millions of Americans a way to replace their missing teeth with a restoration that looks and feels more natural than anything else. Another big reason that both patients and dentists love implants so much is their low failure rate of 2% (in non-smokers). However, although 2% is a small number, it still amounts to thousands of failures each year. So, how can you tell if you have a failing dental implant and what can be done about it? Keep reading to find out!
July 30, 2018
Dental implants are a comprehensive tooth replacement that can help you enjoy a complete, beautiful smile for a lifetime after tooth loss. The procedure is completed over the course of two major phases: placement and restoration. Keep reading to learn more about the difference between the two and what you can expect along the way. We cover placing vs. restoring implants in Memorial in full detail!
July 12, 2018
Of all the options available for tooth replacement, dental implants have become the gold standard. They are most similar to the natural construction of a tooth, they keep you jawbone strong and healthy, and they do not impinge on adjacent teeth. However, if the width of the bone is not sufficient, then dental implants in Memorial may result in recession and dehiscence (opening) of tissue around the implants. Consequently, gingival recession could ensue. To correct this, a dentist may recommend connective tissue grafting for implant esthetics.