Research indicates that inadequate oral health can increase your risk of a stroke, heart disease, respiratory disease and cardiovascular disease. Therefore, good overall health may be enhanced by a healthy mouth.
Did you know that 3 out of every 4 adults in America have had (or do have) gum disease? And that gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults?
Tooth loss can cause a lot of problems, from gum disease to jawbone shrinkage. When we talk about your oral health, it goes beyond your teeth and gums. There is also your jaw and your sleep patterns.
Temporomandibular Joint Disorder is when your temporomandibular joints fail to operate correctly. These joints are a ball and socket joint that require proper muscle alignment. That is one of the reasons why it is important to replace missing teeth. Missing teeth can cause a misaligned bite which can negatively impact the health of your jaw and can be a contributing factor in TMD.
Elite Dental at Staten Island can help. Whether you need dental implants to replace teeth or treatment for TMD, we’ve got you covered.
Recent studies indicate that people with sleep apnea are twice as likely to be involved in a motor vehicle accident. This is because one of the many symptoms of sleep apnea is poor concentration and fatigue. This study is one in a long line of studies that have been going since 2008.
As our patient, you are always considered our first priority. Helping you to achieve healthy, strong teeth and gums provides us the greatest satisfaction and pleasure.
Oral hygiene and routine dental check-ups are essential for good dental and overall health. Our range of general dental treatment which are aimed at total rejuvenation include: