Dentures: Then, Now & the Future
6 February 2015
The way in which prosthetics can improve quality of life for those in need is nothing short of remarkable. Scientists have developed prosthetic limbs that can attach to existing nerve endings, meaning they can be controlled by thought, essentially in the same way a natural limb is controlled. While these prosthetics are utterly amazing, perhaps the most common type of prosthesis is one that only you and your dentist know about: your dentures
Periodontitis: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
14 January 2015
It is important to recognize the diseases of the gum to avoid acceleration and subsequent complications. Periodontitis refers to inflammatory illnesses that affect the gum tissues that provide support to the teeth. While all dentists are capable of providing treatment for the condition, there are specialists known as periodontists who deal with severe cases. The infection is caused by microorganisms which grow on teeth, coupled with aggressive immune responses from the body.