Contemporary Dentistry

Dental Implants

Titanium Allergy Might Contribute to Peri-Implantitis, Implant Loss

In general, dental implants have a high degree of success. But when dental implants fail, the leading cause is peri-implantitis. But what causes peri-implantitis?

Researchers looking into this question found high levels of titanium in diseased tissue. They suspect that the presence of titanium contributes to the progression of the disease. […]

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Titanium Allergy Is a Good Reason to Choose Metal-Free Zirconia Implants

If you’ve lost one or more teeth and are considering dental implants, you probably already know that most dental implants are made of titanium. For some people, this can cause immediate concern, and can lead to serious problems after you get dental implants.

Titanium allergy is a good reason to […]

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Horseback Riding Can Lead to Tooth Injury

Horseback riding is a fun way to spend some time outdoors, enjoying the beautiful countryside around Rochester, but it can also be dangerous. Horses are very powerful animals, and when you’re on horseback, you’re elevated and vulnerable to falls, especially if you’re just an occasional rider. The recent, serious dental injuries to a young girl […]

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Tooth Loss Linked to Heart Disease

We have more and more evidence that the way to your heart may not be through your stomach, but it is definitely through your mouth. Now a new study has made a very specific link: your tooth loss during middle age is tied to an increased risk of heart disease.

This reminds us of the […]

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For Best Dental Implant Results, Make Sure You’re Getting Your Vitamins

As holistic dentists, we try to make sure our patients understand how all aspects of their life relate to their oral health and dental care. It’s always important to take your diet into account when you’re considering reducing your risk of cavities and Gum Disease Rochester, NY

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