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Dental implant surgery is a procedure that replaces tooth roots with metal, screwlike posts and replaces damaged or missing teeth with artificial teeth that look and function much like real ones. Dental implant surgery can offer a welcome alternative to dentures or bridgework that doesn't fit well and can offer an option when a lack of natural teeth roots don't allow building denture or bridgework tooth replacements.
As prevention professionals, dental hygienists are concerned about the effects of smoking on both oral dental and overall health. As part of your assessment, your oral health professional will ask you a series of lifestyle related questions, including whether you are a smoker, and if so, how long you have been smoking.
Dental hygienists are trained to advise you on the hazards of tobacco use, to show you the effects of smoking on the mouth, and to encourage and support your decision to stop smoking. While the effects of smoking on your lungs, heart and other organs are not visible to the naked eye, your dental hygienist can easily see the evidence in your mouth.
It's a clear liquid that combines the antibacterial effects of silver and the remineralizing effects of fluoride. SDF is a great option for young children, the elderly or other patients that are not able to have conventional fillings done. It doesn't necessarily replace fillings altogether but provides a great alternative when appropriate.
Sep 9, May 25, Dental Implant Surgery. May 4, The Effects of Smoking on Oral Health.