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Am I Too Young for Implants? How to deal with tooth loss at a young age.

When people think of dentures and implants, they often imagine gray-haired individuals in their mid-forties or older – individuals who have already done a great deal of living, and who are settled into a comfortable lifestyle. What they don’t imagine is a mid-twenties to mid-thirties male or female in the prime of their life, who still has so much more living to do before they settle down. After...
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The New Frontier of Battling Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the most prevalent diseases in the world, affecting 78 million people in the U.S. alone. Daily brushing, flossing, and regular dental cleanings have been the only ways of combating gum disease so far. These actions help reduce the amount of oral bacteria on the surface of the teeth. If the bacteria become too populous in the mouth, inflammation can occur and this causes the...
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Tooth Decay: Largest Health Problem on a Global Scale

A new study shows that tooth decay is one of the biggest health problems on the globe. According to this study, 3.9 billion people face problems stemming from untreated tooth decay and cavities. That’s over half of the world’s population! Tooth decay competed with 290 other ailments in this study and came out the “winner”. The leader of this report, Professor Wagner Marcenes of the University of...
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