Sat.Mar 25, 2023

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Do Fixed Prostheses Reduce Cognitive Decline?

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

A recent study presented at the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research/Canadian Association for Dental Research Annual Meeting found that the presence of fixed prostheses among those with tooth loss correlated to lower rates of cognitive decline. The Boston University-based study, which included more than 550 men, compared cognition and masticatory function between those who had removable prostheses vs fixed prostheses.

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What Is an Endodontist vs Periodontist?

Cherokee Dental Professionals

Visiting the general dentist for regular checkups, teeth cleanings, and maintaining good oral health is expected. However, you must see a specialized dentist if you experience severe dental issues, such as consistent tooth pain, dental infections, and gum diseases. This article will discuss the significant differences between an endodontist and a periodontist.