Missing or damaged teeth are not just a minor inconvenience. According to many dental studies, poor oral health has recently been linked to serious health issues like; diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, endocarditis, cardiovascular disease, low birth weight, premature birth and Alzheimer’s. Other problems that patients experience are; anxiety, depression, trouble eating, damage to surrounding teeth, mouth infections and gum disease. Some of the more obvious and visible issues can include decreased bite strength, sunken facial features, jawbone deterioration, jaw muscle atrophy and unattractive wrinkles around the mouth. Consequently, it is apparent that taking good care of your teeth can be a catalyst for both excellent oral and great overall health.
Risks To Oral Health
Daily use of muscles in the body helps keep them healthy and supple. In much the same way, regular use of jaw muscles while chewing creates small tears that constantly regenerate themselves and allow the muscle to stay toned and strong. Over time, missing teeth can result in premature wrinkling around the jawline and facial deformation directly related to the lack of ability to chew properly. Food also gets trapped more easily as well as excessive plaque in the spaces created. When this happens, harmful bacteria begin to multiply and your mouth starts to produce acid that causes tooth decay. Disease and further tooth loss can be the unfortunate long term result. This is why it is so critical to take care of teeth and repair empty spaces with wonderful dental implants.
Surprisingly, recent studies by the American Association for Dental Research, show that people who are missing teeth are 40 percent more likely to suffer from mental health issues like depression and anxiety. And as if these thing weren’t bad enough, bad oral hygiene can contribute significantly to mouth infections, gum disease, speech impediments and difficulty eating. Wouldn’t you rather have a beautiful and healthy smile that fosters overall good health?
Today is a great day to start your journey toward better oral and overall health. Considering all of the long term costs associated with missing teeth, dental implants offer a simple and efficient way to solve many oral health problems. Don’t just take our word for it, many of our satisfied patients insist that treating themselves to gorgeous dental implants was one of the best investments they ever made! Don’t put off your dental woes any longer. With our great financing options, getting your smile restored with dental implants couldn’t be easier!
Come See Dr. Fenton Today To Restore Your Smile
Dental implants are an exceptional tooth replacement treatment that can get your smile back and prevent many dangerous health issues. Dr. Fenton and the friendly staff at Bayveiw Smile Design want to help you repair your smile and be healthy! Come see us today to find out how we can efficiently and permanently repair your smile health with amazing dental implants. We proudly serve patients in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area and beyond. Call us today for your no-obligation dental implant consultation. There is no time like the present to get yourself back onto the path of dental wellness!