The Link Between Gum Disease & Heart Disease

Recent studies have revealed that there is a strong correlation between gum disease and cardiovascular disease. Gum disease, which is referred to by dentists as periodontitis, is when the space between your teeth and gums becomes infected, creating pockets of bacterial infection that leads to swollen, bloody gums, bone loss, and eventual tooth loss. Cardiovascular…

I’m saving for dental implants. Should I get dentures in the...

Most patients experiencing tooth failure prefer dental implants as a superior solution to dentures. This is usually for a few reasons: Comfort – Dentures rest on the gumline without strong support, which can allow the denture to rub again…The post I’m saving for dental implants. Should I get dentures in the meantime? appeared first on…

Why You Should Choose the Oral & Facial Surgery Institute for...

Your tooth has been hurting you for some time now, but the pain has become unbearable. You think to yourself, ‘maybe it is time to see a dentist now’ Or maybe your wisdom tooth decided to make an appearance, and you need it extracted immediately. Here’s where the problem arises: where do you find a…

Why Are Dental Care & Medical Care Separate?

Going to one office for your annual physical and yet another for your dental checkup may seem inconvenient and illogical. It also may leave you wondering why all of these things aren’t handled by the same person in the same place. Why do you go to one type of doctor for your mouth and another…
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If You Live or Work in Downtown SF and Need Dental...

At San Francisco Dental Implant Center we are excited to see workers coming back into the city after shutdown. Covid-19 has been like nothing any of us have ever experienced in our lifetimes and so we have had to deal with it as best we can. Photo credit: Flavio~ via Foter.com / CC BY But…
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What You Need To Know About Oral Cancer

Every checkup at Weston Spencer DDS in La Jolla CA includes a screening for oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Oral cancer is about as serious as it gets. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will be diagnosed with it this year. Consider…

Dental Implants Cost Guide

Dental implants aren’t cheap – so what makes them costly? And what makes the fees of one provider higher than another? Let’s look at 9 factors that influence the cost of dental implants and help determine which provider is right for yo…The post Dental Implants Cost Guide appeared first on New Teeth Now.

Why Dental Treatment is Important for Your Overall Health

Did you know that maintaining good oral care for your teeth and gums not only helps create a beautiful appearance, but it can also affect other areas of your overall health? By maintaining your oral care and getting necessary dental treatments when you should help enhance your life, comfort, eating, and speaking. Preventative dental treatments…

Potential Complications From Pulling Baby Teeth

Your child’s baby teeth are there for a reason! As your little one’s jaws grow and mature, baby teeth will fall out and allow the permanent teeth to make their way in. Without baby teeth, your child’s adult teeth wouldn’t emerge into their proper positions, which can lead to crooked or crowded teeth. Baby teeth don’t normally need…

Emergency Dental Care (Podcast)

Dr. Nammy Patel, founder of Green Dentistry in San Francisco, and author of the bestselling book, Age With Style— A Guide to a Youthful Smile and Healthy Living, discusses emergency dental care. Green Dentistry · Emergency Dental Care John Maher: Hi, I’m John Maher. I’m here today with Dr. Nammy Patel, founder of Green Dentistry…