The Truth Behind 5 Dental Implant Myths

Have you been considering dental implants as a way to replace a missing tooth but are unsure about it because of some myths that you've heard in the past? If so, you'll definitely want to know the truth about them. Myth 1: Dental Implants Are Painful To Get Since dental implants are a more invasive dental procedure than what someone may have done in the past, there is this assumption that it has to be painful.

Chronic Diseases That Can Cause Oral Symptoms

Chronic illnesses can cause high blood pressure, fatigue, muscle pain, weakness, and breathing problems. In addition, certain chronic illnesses can also cause oral signs and symptoms. While oral manifestations of chronic diseases often show up in the late stages, they can sometimes be the first symptoms people notice. Here are some chronic disease symptoms that your family dentist may notice during your routine examination.  Petechiae Small purple dots known as petechiae can show up on your gums, under your tongue, and even on the insides of your cheeks.