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Infographic: Tooth loss, Bone loss and Dental Implants by Ellice Campbell Posted Wed 02 Oct 2013 9:10am Infographic submitted by Orla McDonagh Tooth loss is a process which everyone has to face in life sooner or later. Depending on the person’s age, the reasons for tooth loss can […] Read on »
Impact of Tooth Loss-Dentures, implants, Psychological Aspects by Dr. Thomas Gibbs Doctor of Dentistry Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 2:44pm 3 Comments “I think anybody will tell you that tooth loss can be upsetting,” says Shirley Brown DMD, PhD, a dentist who practiced for 25 years before moving into psychology full-time. “It is incumbent upon all of us to explain to patients that even the loss of one tooth can have an impact on how they feel about themselves.” Researchers have ... Read on »
A modern alternative for Tooth Loss Dental Implants | Optimal … by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Sat 13 Feb 2010 2:28pm Optimal Health Information - Alternative Cures and Nutrition to Help You Achieve Optimal Health and Well-Being! … Originally posted here:  A modern alternative for Tooth Loss Dental Implants | Optimal … Read on »
A modern alternative for Tooth Loss Dental Implants | Motionopia … by Dr. Syed L. Doctor of Dentistry Posted Fri 25 Dec 2009 12:47pm Health and Fitness Add comments. In older times the dental patients that lost their teeth would have to be satisfied with dentures or bridges to fill up the gaps Continued here:  A modern alternative for Tooth Loss Dental Implants | Motionopia … Read on »
Cupertino Dentist Discusses Tooth Loss and Facial Collapse by Randall LaFrom Posted Thu 14 Feb 2013 9:13pm If you lose one or more teeth, you may be naturally inclined to replace them. After all, an incomplete smile can often be a source of discontent and self-consciousness, causing you to smile less often and less confidently than you should. Even if your confidence is unshaken by gaps in your smile, however, the integrity of your oral health wil ... Read on »
Tooth Loss Dreams are in the Top Ten by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm I love irony. One of my readers consistently dreams of her teeth falling out and asked me what it means. I've never dreamt about tooth loss, but I experienced it and wrote about the reality of tooth loss. While researching the question, I discovered Aisling Ireland's column, which is the most comprehensive explanation I found. So, without further ... Read on »
Nobody talks about periodontal disease and tooth loss. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:26pm My heart goes out to everyone suffering from periodontal disease, the fear of tooth loss, the experience of tooth loss and denture gain, and the accompanying self-esteem issues. I was terrified while experiencing the dizzying vortex of periodontal hell with deep root planings and scalings, periodontal surgeries, bone grafts, and a bone t ... Read on »
Eating disorders may lead to tooth loss. by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm Eating disorders are in the daily news, but rarely in connection with tooth loss. Bingeing and purging can erode tooth enamel, discolor teeth, and cause tooth loss. These disorders can also create red, cracked, and dry lips and sores at the corners of your mouth. One segment of the reality program The Bachelor showed a scene in ... Read on »
Tooth loss increases the risk ... by John R. Posted Mon 21 Mar 2011 5:44am Tooth loss increases the risk of a stroke? Mainly because poor people have their teeth pulled rather than filled, I would think. Poor people have worse health generally Tooth loss increases the risk of a stroke many years later, according to a new Japanese study, and underlying gum disease may be to blame. Researchers have calculated tha ... Read on »
SWOLLEN JOINTS AND TOOTH LOSS ARE LINKED by Saundra G. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm Do you know that May is also National Arthritis Month and the link between arthritis and tooth loss is that the two diseases have common genetic factors? Periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis are inflammatory diseases that can lead to bone destruction. Both diseases can be chronic (lasting a long time or recurring) or acute (extre ... Read on »