Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Different Aspects of Dental Implants

In spite of quite a number of advances in dentistry field, there are several people suffering from gingivitis, injury or tooth decay. For quite a number of years, missing teeth problem have been addressed by dentures and bridges but dental implants inception have brought about huge changes. These are small anchors made out of titanium. These anchors are placed into the person’s jawbone for replacement of missing teeth. After Osseointegration, the tooth that is replaced is properly adjusted on top of the implant. Once the Read More +

New Teeth with Roots Grown with Human Gum Cells

There is good news for people who are reluctant to use dentures for heir missing teeth as research has already started regarding on re-growth of missing teeth. A new method is being developed by scientists for the replacement of lost teeth with bioengineered material that can be developed from gum cells of the same person. Most tooth replacement procedures fail as natural structure of root is missing. This results in increased friction when the person tries to eat or during other jaw movements which can Read More +

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The Buzz Around Periodontitis

Periodontitis is a common buzz in media today. The main reason behind this buzz is the reports that it has some connection with erectile dysfunction. Some reports even suggest that treatment related with periodontal problem can help to treat erectile dysfunction problems. There have been studies in Turkey and China about this relation of these two problems. These studies consisted of dentist and also one control group. The standards of the experiment have been good enough and those report suggest that if one can get Read More +

Dental Floss and Its Kinds

Flossing should be done regularly as brushing. Food particles that stick between teeth even after brushing are got rid of by flossing. The dentists always recommend flossing for a cleaner and healthier teeth and gums. It should be started early, that is to say, before the teeth start showing cavities and decays. There are different kinds of floss to be found at the nearest drug store. But before buying one of them it is important to know their functions. If you choose the perfect floss, Read More +