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Your Teeth & Aging, Common Global Trends affecting Kenyans

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Ages 20 – 39

People in this age group generally face fewer oral health challenges. They benefit most from prevention and find value in a plan that covers basic cleanings and checkups.

If you fall within this age group, you are more likely to have a family or to consider

Steps for Kenyans to Maintain Dental Implants for a Long Time

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Those who lost a tooth or two now have little to worry about, as they can simply have them replaced through dental implants. Considered the closest you can get to healthy and natural teeth, dental implants allow you to eat, smile, talk, and laugh more confidently without worrying about your teeth.

With proper care, dental implants can last for a very long time. In fact, dental implants enjoy a high success rate among patients. Keep in mind, though, that particular habits can decrease the efficiency of your dental implants.

5 Dental Implant Care and Hygiene Tips for Kenyans

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Maintaining a good level of Care and Hygiene is vital in helping ensure the long-term success and health of your dental implant. Through a combination of regular dental checkups, regular monitoring of the health of the dental implant, and having a strict dental schedule, including brushing, flossing, and dental mouthwash, will help maintain the implant and surrounding teeth & help prevent the collection of bacteria and plaque within the mouth.

However at the Periodontist we are always keen to tell our patients, these 5 most important implant care and hygiene tips that will help maintain a healthy dental implant, these are;

10 Surprising Habits Killing Your Teeth | Dental Care for Kenyans

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Your teeth deserve better. Are you destroying your pearly whites without realizing it? You might be doing permanent damage if you’re a nail biter or using your teeth to rip off the price tag from that new dress. Stop and heed this advice: “Brush your teeth twice daily, floss daily, regularly visit your dentist and have a good, balanced diet. All of those things are going to protect you from damaging your teeth and enamel,” says Ana Paula Ferraz-Dougherty, a dentist in San Antonio and consumer adviser for the American Dental Association. Here are some surprising ways you’re damaging your teeth:

WARNING! Gum health affects general health.

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Perio-systemic relationships Periodontal health has a wider reach than most people understand. Having healthy gums is vital, not only for dental and oral well-being but for general health. There are well-supported links increasingly being made between oral health and systemic illness with research showing that high levels of bacteria in the mouth can have a profound effect on all manner of conditions including cardio health, diabetes, pregnancy outcomes and Alzheimers for example. In most countries, 1 in 10 people suffer with severe periodontitis.

The Sound of Periodontitis

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The Periodontist at Europerio8 The BSP's Ian Needleman created a film called 'The Sound of Periodontitis' as part of vital patient engagement activities at EuroPerio8 meetings in London. It was so-called as gum disease is so often a silent disease - "something people are less comfortable talking about than cancer"

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