Summer Seafood Aiding Dental Implants

seafoodSummer has finally arrived, and with it will come plenty of people planning weekend getaways and fishing trips. Those fishing trips are going to have dentist everywhere jumping for joy due to the results presented in a recent study. Today dental implants Fort Lauderdale, FL provider Dr. Fenton and the entire staff at Bayview Smile Design want to tell you about the amazing oral health benefits fish and seafood are offering people’s mouth.

Bye Bye Periodontitis

When it comes to your teeth, there are a variety of foods that can benefit their health. For instance, fruits and veggies are great for your teeth because of the fiber they contain. Fiber facilitates saliva production and saliva is your mouth’s natural defense against bacteria. The there’s dairy which is great for you teeth for the calcium it contains.

However, what about your gums? It seems when people think about oral health gum tissue is often overlooked. The fact is that your gum tissue plays a major role in not only the overall health of your mouth but in the success of your dental implants as well. This is because gum tissue, aside from your jawbone, is what holds those dental implants in place.  In fact, one of the leading causes for a failed dental implants is when the recipient’s gums become unhealthy or they develop periodontitis. Periodontitis is an inflammatory disease that affects gum tissue, causing them to pull away from the dental implant.

However, recent research is revealing that we can help keep our gums healthy by consuming plenty of omega-3 fatty acids.

Guess what food item contains TONS of omega-3’s?

That’s right, fish and seafood.

It is already a well-established fact that omega-3’s are one of nature’s most powerful anti-inflammatories. Their role in cardiovascular health has long since been acknowledged by the medical community. Recent studies are now revealing that the latest beneficiaries of omega-3’s are our gums.

It just so happens that one of the best, and most delicious, ways to obtain these omega-3 fatty acids is by eating more seafood. Good oral hygiene is, of course, the first and best step in preventing gum diseases, but why not take it a step further and increase the amount of fish and seafood you eat this summer.

Local Places To Get Some Seafood

If you know anything about Floridians it’s that we love our seafood. Now that we know about the amazing things that fish and seafood are doing for people’s gums, let’s talk about local places to get a fresh bite of it right around here in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

We know that Googling “best seafood in Fort Lauderdale, FL” will bring up a bevy or results for you to sift through. We figured we’d save you some of the work and recommend one of our favorite places to get seafood.

Coconuts in located right here in Fort Lauderdale and is famous for the selection of seafood on its menu. They specialize in seafood themes comfort foods, so if you are looking for some comfort food that will comfort your dental implants give coconuts a visit.

Until next time readers, keep smiling.