How is dental health related to my overall health?
With maintaining good oral hygiene, you help your overall health in a lot of ways. Studies show that there is a link between periodontal disease and other diseases, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, increased risk during pregnancy, and stroke.
What is Bone Grafting?
Bone grafting is used to fill in voids and defects in the jawbone. Bone grafting will help stabilize the foundation of the jaw in preparation of implant surgery.
How do I prevent cavities?
Sticking to your routine biannual dental visits is a key part in preventing cavities.
Things you can do to prevent cavities at home include:
- Reduce sugar intake and snacking frequency
- Avoid sticky foods
- Brush and floss
- Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months