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Dental Implant Benefits & Risks

Smile On Dental Salon and Sleep Apnea Center Blog, Dental Implants

Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth. They are typically made of titanium, which is biocompatible and fuses to the jawbone, providing a sturdy foundation for artificial teeth. They also help preserve bone and prevent gum recession. However, there are some risks associated with dental implant surgery. Talking to your dentist about the benefits and …

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Can Gum Disease Cause Cancer?

Smile On Dental Salon and Sleep Apnea Center Blog, Teeth & Gum Care

Gum disease is a severe condition that can lead to numerous health problems. Although most cases of gum disease are caused by poor oral hygiene, other factors can contribute to the development of the condition, such as smoking and medical conditions like diabetes. Left untreated can lead to tooth loss and an increased risk of developing oral cancer. While good …