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Do You Know The Link Between Your Weight And Teeth?

Overweight people have poor oral health as compared to fit people. The study also shows that obese people are at a six times higher risk to suffer from gum diseases.

 

 

Receding Gums Stages, Dangers And Health Risks

Receding Gums Stages, Dangers And Health Risks

Receded gums can also be a signal that you are suffering from gum disease. Healthy gums are tightly attached to the teeth near the margin of the dental crown, with no exposed root surfaces. If inflammation, bleeding, redness or sore gums are associated with your receded gums, it is likely that you are suffering from periodontitis.

Receding Gums: Treatment and Causes

Receding Gums: Treatment and Causes

In order to fix receding gums, conventional treatment requires surgical measures. Most surgery for receding gums is invasive and uncomfortable, requiring lengthy healing times. In order to surgically treat receding gums, tissue is typically taken from another location and then placed in the area needed in order to repair receding gums. Gum grafting can be a fairly expensive procedure, averaging several hundred dollars for a single tooth. Typically multiple teeth are just a small additional charge.

How Teeth Gaps Affect Your Oral Health

Teeth gaps normally happen and many people oftentimes ignore them - especially young children. While some people say that teeth gaps make them feel...

Study: Oral Health Problem Looms For Aging Population

Study: Oral Health Problem Looms For Aging Population

Of those examined in the study - representative of the more than 14,000 New Zealanders living in aged care - recently published in the journal Gerodontology, about half had severely impaired cognitive function, and more than a third required fillings or extractions. Those with severely impaired cognitive function had greater numbers of teeth with decay. They also had higher oral debris scores, reflecting poorer daily oral hygiene care.
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