As our bodies age, they go through a series of changes. Managing these changes requires people to adjust their lifestyle habits and work closely with their doctors so they can maintain the highest quality of life possible throughout their golden years. Unfortunately, many people may not realize that their oral health has an intimate connection with the way the rest of their body functions. In fact, problems in the mouth may even increase the chances of frailty. Your Vero Beach dentist is here to talk about this surprising connection.
Vero Implant Dentistry Blog
December 29, 2017
December 15, 2017
Heart disease claims more victims each year than cancer, diabetes, and respiratory conditions. In fact, about 610,000 people die of cardiovascular conditions in the United States every year — that accounts for one in four deaths! There are many different risk factors for heart disease, including old age, high blood pressure, and obesity. But did you know that poor oral health can also affect that remarkable organ that keeps your blood pumping? Your dentist in Vero Beach is here to talk about the link between gum disease and heart problems.
November 28, 2017
Your pancreas plays a pivotal role in your digestive system. It releases digestive juices into your small intestine, helping your body to process food in the proper way. It also produces insulin, which helps keep your system’s blood glucose levels within a healthy range. Unfortunately, if you have poor oral health, this precious organ may be at risk! Your Vero Beach dentist is here to discuss the startling connection between gum disease and pancreatic cancer.
November 15, 2017
The human body is an intricate machine, full of connections that modern scientists are still struggling to understand. In fact, one doctor once stated, “Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe.” He was referring to the human brain. The precious organ in our heads is the center of what we feel, think, and perceive. Unfortunately, Alzheimer’s disease can drastically affect the way the brain works. While various factors can contribute to the development of this troubling condition, poor oral health is one that doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. Your dentist in Vero Beach is here to discuss this issue.
October 24, 2017
The health and appearance of your smile is important to your quality of life and confidence. To protect it from damage, you have been proactive about your oral hygiene and maintained regular care with your dentist in Vero Beach. However, despite your best efforts, there may still come a time when you require advanced dental work to rehabilitate your teeth and gums. When this occurs, your general dentist may not be enough. Instead, it is better to visit a prosthodontist to get the care you need.
September 12, 2017
Can you imagine how decayed a smile would look and function after not being brushed or cared for 20 years? You don’t have to imagine, you can see it here. Jay, a 21-year old man that didn’t have a strong dental health background instilled from his parents, had to undergo a complete smile makeover to restore both the appearance and the function of his smile.
It’s amazing what a dentist can do for a patient that is truly committed to changing his or her life for better oral health. The dentists that helped Jay combined comprehensive deep cleaning services, restorative dentistry, and cosmetic procedures to give Jay a smile that he could truly be proud of.
September 11, 2017
White teeth and regular coffee consumption are two things that don’t go together for most people. However, some good news may be coming from our friends across the pond. Clear coffee was just introduced in the UK, and it may be a great way for coffee addicts to keep their teeth brilliantly white and still get their caffeine fix. Teeth whitening and other cosmetic dentistry solutions are no longer at risk of staining when you switch to clear coffee to keep your smile flawless for life.
August 8, 2017
If you’re looking to replace your missing teeth, you have options. Dental bridges and dentures are two of the most common ones, but dental implants are fast becoming the first choice for both dentists and patients alike because of their longevity and natural-looking results. Of course, when it comes to any kind of dental care, cost is always a factor to consider. Today, we’re going to discuss everything that can influence the cost of dental implants so you can know what to expect. (more…)
July 31, 2017
Are you dealing with the stress and hassle of a denture that doesn’t fit quite right? Maybe it moves around when you eat, or perhaps it feels like it’s going to fall out after the punchline of your best joke. Either way, you need to find a solution — and fast. It’s not too late to enjoy the benefits of dental implants if you wear dentures! All-on-4 implants in Vero Beach can secure a loose or ill-fitting denture with as few as four dental implants. Keep reading to find out how.
June 30, 2017
Dentures have been around in some for or another for centuries (yes, centuries) as a way to replace a full row of missing teeth. And as with just about everything else in medicine, today’s modern dentures are far more successful than their first iteration. A denture supported by dental implants in Vero Beach is especially secure, allowing patients to eat, speak, and smile with full confidence once again. In cases of total tooth loss in the upper or lower jaw, All-on-4 dental implants provide a more efficient, effective option than placing an individual implant for each missing tooth — keep reading to find out more about this advanced technique.