Tooth Loss

Larger Families Can Mean Fewer Teeth for Moms

Moms are well known for giving everything to their families. It seems that, for women with larger families, that may even include their teeth. That’s according to a new European study that shows women with larger families are more likely to lose teeth than women with smaller families. The findings show that women with three [...]

Understanding the Relative Cost of Dental Implants

Dental implants are the best tooth replacement option available. But some people may initially decide against them because it seems like they’re so much more expensive than other options for replacing a missing tooth. But is that perception accurate? Are dental implants really that much more expensive than other treatment options? Not really, [...]

Introducing Our Tooth Loss Risk Assessment

Tooth loss is a very serious issue. Tooth loss is related to a number of very serious health risks in late life, including heart risks and dementia. So it’s important that you understand your risk of tooth loss so that you can work to prevent it. To help you understand your risk of [...]

Dental Implants a Better Solution If You Have Sjögren’s Syndrome

Sjögren’s syndrome is an uncommon autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks your body’s moisture-producing glands. This can cause dryness in the eyes, mouth, and throat. It also commonly results in serious dental complications. Saliva is your body’s natural defense against oral bacteria. When your mouth is dry, bacteria are free to grow, and [...]