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How to avoid getting a dental implant….hmmmm
This may be ironic, but we do not want you to loose your teeth! It is natural, with a built in suspension system (the PerioDontal Ligament i.e. PDL) which allows you teeth to “wobble” or move in its location. Implants however do not have this PDL and are susceptible to excessive occlusal forces. So the […]
No association found between high sugar levels and implants!
In a the most recent volume of the Journal of California Dental Assoc. (CDA) they cites an article in the JADA, where 117 patients with diabetes were followed for one year via HbA1c levels, to determine the success rates of implants. No difference in implant survival was noted in the diabetic patients versus non-diabetic patients after one year. […]