Have you lost all of your teeth? If so, you’re far from alone.
According to the American College of Prosthodontists, about 40 million Americans have lost all of their natural teeth, including 30% of adults between the ages of 65 and 74.
Replacing your missing teeth is very important for a number of reasons. Not only can tooth loss affect your confidence, appearance and quality of life, but it may also affect your overall health. The American College of Prosthodontists reports that “the consequences of missing teeth include significant nutritional changes” which may increase your risk of obesity and other health conditions.
In considering your tooth replacement options, have you asked your dentist about All-on-4 implants? Let’s take a look at this increasingly popular alternative to dentures.
So, what is the best toothpaste? How do you decide which one to buy?
- Are you still using the same brand you used as a child?
- Do you just go with whatever your spouse or kids are using?
- Or do you pick a different brand every time for the sake of variety?
With annual sales of about $1.5 billion, toothpaste is big business. And with so many toothpaste brands vying for your attention and your wallet, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. In fact, a survey by the American Dental Association (ADA) found that 56% of consumers admit to being confused about which dental products to buy.
To help you break through the clutter, we’ve put together a list of just 3 easy tips for deciding what toothpaste is best for your oral care needs.
Top 5 Benefits of Dental Implants
If you’ve lost any teeth, or have one or more teeth in need of replacement, you may think that dentures are your only option.
But more and more people are discovering the advantages of dental implants for maintaining a healthy smile.
Let’s look at some of the benefits that have made dental implants one of the most preferred tooth replacement options today.