All Posts Tagged: dental implants

Chewing ability tied to risk of dementia

Biting Apples, Less Risk of Dementia??

The ongoing study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) by a team comprised of researchers from the Department of Odontology and the Aging Research Center (ARC) at Karolinska Institute and from Karlstad University has brought light to a very important issue. They looked at tooth loss, chewing ability and cognitive function on a sample of 557 people aged 77 or older. One of the main things they found out was that those who had difficulty chewing hard foods such as apples were at significantly higher risk of developing cognitive impairment (dementia). This correlation remained even when controlling for sex, age, education and many other variables that could have affected the level of cognition.

 

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Six Million Dollar Man, Bionic Man Modern Implants

Implants: From Fiction to Reality!?

Do you remember this man?

He’s Lee Majors playing the character of Steve Austin, better known as the Six Million Dollar Man. This science fiction series from the 70’s followed Austin through his amazing adventures as an special agent after he was “rebuilt” by a government organization. Steve Austin became a pop culture icon.  When the 6 Six Million Dollar Man was aired the technology was seen as mostly science fiction. Rejection rates were high… but even then, we had come a long way since the very first prosthesis.

 

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Happy Patient - All on 4, Dental Implants in Cancun

Lynda: All on 4 Dental Implants Success Story!!

We would like thank our dear patient Lynda, who came all the way from New York to change her life. She’s so happy she can eat and talk normally again after she got the All on 4 procedure. The All on 4 procedure was developed by Doctor Malo, who discovered that by placing two dental implants in an angle and two vertical on the front could provide increased stability to a screw retained titanium bar with new teeth. Lynda is so happy that she came here and regards we did an excellent job with her new makeover smile.

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Dental Implants costs solutions

How to avoid ‘catastrophic dental health expenditure’ (CDHE)

About 20% of Americans struggle to pay medical bills and 60% of bankruptcies are due to medical bills. The high cost of dental care can put considerable strain on household finances. Several studies have identified this as a ‘catastrophic dental health expenditure‘ or CDHE for short. Expenditure was defined as catastrophic if it was equal to or higher than 40% of the household’s capacity to pay.

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Smile Makeover with Dental Implants in Cancun

To Smile After Chemo

We have come to realize one important thing while working for so many years with dental implants. Several patients who have had chemotherapy were not warned about the possible side effects on their mouths, like tooth decay, falling teeth, gum infection and more.

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