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What is Bruxism?

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What is Bruxism? Today we will talk about bruxism, a problem which is estimated at about 35 million affected people including children want to know more continue reading this interesting topic. But what is bruxism? Bruxism is a disorder that affects the teeth and jaw. This persistent mandibular parafunction usually does not know that it suffers until it is reached with a dentist, either for several reasons mouth pain, jaw or that there is slight wear on the teeth. Another way a patient hears it is because he sleeps with someone and this person tells him to make a sound with his teeth Cause: There are many causes for this disorder that is usually linked to stress and anxiety but there are others: Type of feed Sleep habits Stance or inability to relax Alignment of teeth For each patient is different why it arises but as stated above most cases are related to the levels of stress or anxiety...

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Snap on Denture | Dwayne Swicegood Testimonial

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Treatment of Snap on Denture is very common among patients who have a total loss of their teeth. We will talk a little more about this method and look at the case of our patient Dwayne Swicegood. Snap on Denture | Dwayne Swicegood Testimonial This treatment is mostly done with patients who have had the total loss of their teeth or most of them. If there are dental pieces, they are removed with local anesthesia in order to place the prosthesis. To place the Snap on Denture uses the technology of the mini implants. These mini implants are placed in the gums bass bone, this is the main and the first step. Subsequently the next day a test denture is made where we will ensure that it fits perfectly to the patient’s mouth. The implants are made of a material called titanium, this is to have maximum compatibility with our body. The screws are placed to have a better and larger denture ada...

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Dental Implants and Smoking | What Are the Risks?

What Are the Risks? | Ocean Dental Cancun Dental Implants and Smoking Smoking has two main effects on oral health: Firstly, inhaled smoke actually burns the oral tissues producing a keratosis — a thickening of the top layer of skin cells. It also occludes (blocks off) and damages the salivary glands, resulting in mouth dryness. Secondly, nicotine and its many by-products affect peripheral blood vessels (the superficial ones in the mouth and skin), in essence clamping them down so that there’s less blood flow to the areas they supply. This affects both healing and immune (defense) mechanisms. Mouth dryness also promotes increased growth of pathogenic (disease-causing) bacteria, which increases both the incidence and severity of periodontal (gum) disease. And the long-term effects of chronic tobacco use are well known: increased incidence of cardiovascular, metabolic and lung disease, ...

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