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The Surprising Connection Between Gum Disease and Overall Health

It’s easy to think of oral health and overall physical health as two separate things, but they’re more connected than you might imagine. Recent research and scientific studies reveal a surprising connection between poor oral health (specifically, gum disease) and seemingly unrelated diseases in other parts of the body. Fortunately, once you understand this connection, you can take steps to improve your physical health by first receiving the treatment you need for your periodontal disease symptoms.

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Complete Your Smile With Dental Implants

While you hope your teeth will last a lifetime, injury, illness or decay can stop that from happening. The good news is that you don’t have to live forever with missing teeth, as new dental technology allows Dr. Burton to create a smile that looks natural and functions just like it should. With dental implants replacing missing teeth is easy and you enjoy the following benefits.

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Men’s Health Month: How Implant-Supported Dentures May Improve Your Health

June is an important month for many reasons, and one of those is that it is Men’s Health Month. In addition to scheduling checkups for your overall bodily health, it is important to get in to see your dentist. This is because your oral health can affect your overall health, and if you are missing any teeth, then implant-supported dentures could be the right solution to get your health on track. A visit with Dr. Matthew R. Burton at Clearwater Dental Associates can make the benefits of these implants quite clear:

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Are Dental Implants the Choice for You?

Dental implants have become the standard in many dental practices, as the technology used in this treatment continues to advance and become more readily available. Still, patients should never decide on a particular procedure simply because it is the popular choice. Scheduling an appointment with Dr. Matthew R. Burton will help you learn more about the dental implants process and how our office can determine whether or not you are a candidate for this procedure.

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