For those with gum disease or no teeth at all during the start of the study, the numbers were as high as 16.9 cases of Alzheimer’s or dementia for every 1,000 people. While participants with mild periodontal disease were only at a 20% risk of developing these mind debilitating diseases, the numbers are far more dangerous for those without proper dental care.
These additional health benefits include dental benefits, vision and hearing. Whether the consensus is for, or against the label of “essential” isn’t the argument. According to the (CBO) Congressional Budget Office, who provided estimates in 2019, that the added dental, vision and hearing benefits would increase Medicare expenditures by up to $358 billion over 10 years.
Have you recently had an accident that has resulted in a cracked tooth? Or perhaps your tooth has become cracked from biting down on hard foods. This article will explore the different types of tooth cracks and how they may be saved with proper dental care. We will also discuss when a tooth is unable to be saved and must be extracted.
According to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the number of patients with dental implants are rising. Figures show this increase is by 500,000 each year. Dental implants are growing in popularity every year. You may be considering the procedure yourself.