Oral cancer can be a scary diagnosis, but much more can be done for it if you catch it early. To help you do this, we have put together some early warning signs of oral cancer and a self exam checklist in order for you to be proactive about your oral health.
Jaw bone loss, also called osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) can result in the complete deterioration of the jaw and the bones and teeth supporting it. This disease can be difficult to catch, as there often aren’t many signs until it’s too late. However, there are risk factors that you should be aware of that can help you catch ONJ early on.
Most people are well aware of the health effects from cigarettes and other tobacco products, but when it comes to restorative dentistry, smoking can be a particularly noteworthy threat. Dental implants specifically face an increased risk of failure when implanted in smokers, especially if you continue to smoke throughout the implant process.
There are so many different causes of tooth loss, both by natural and more violent means. This article will discuss some of the most common causes of tooth loss as well as tips on how to improve your chances of keeping your natural teeth healthy and intact!