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Bridging the Gap: Dental Restoration for North Dallas

I’m Missing Teeth, What Should I Do? Patients lose teeth for many reasons – accidents, improperly fitted dental appliances, tooth decay, periodontal disease, and others. Fixed dental bridges, also known as fixed partial dentures, are to replace a missing tooth. Fixed bridges are anchored by a crown on the tooth [...]

Some Respiratory Diseases May Be Linked to Periodontal Disease

Upper respiratory infections are common in winter months, and they’re associated with the common cold. However, respiratory problems can be much more serious. Pneumonia, COPD, bronchitis, and asthma are a few respiratory conditions that can become significant. A study published in the Journal of Periodontology tells us that periodontal disease [...]

Periodontal Disease is a Concern for Arthritis Patients

A 2008 study by researchers in Berlin, Germany shows that periodontal disease is more prevalent in people who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. The study was published in the Journal of Periodontology. Because arthritis can inhibit dexterity, the common inference is that rheumatoid arthritis patients may not sufficiently brush and floss [...]

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