Social Issues Associated With Tooth Loss

In 2007 to 2009, among Canadian adults aged 20 to 79, 6.4% were edentulous; that is, they had no teeth of their own when examined by a dentist. The loss of all natural teeth can lead to changes in eating patterns, nutrient deficiency and involuntary weight loss as well as speech difficulty if left uncorrected. The [...]

2016-05-24T18:54:18-05:00May 1st, 2016|Health|

Bone Resorption and Why it’s Bad

Bone resorption is the process by which osteoclasts break down bone and release the minerals, resulting in a transfer of calcium from bone fluid to the blood. The osteoclasts are multi-nucleated cells that contain numerous mitochondria and lysosomes. These are the cells responsible for the resorption of bone. In plain speak, your bone melts away. [...]

2017-08-10T19:41:50-05:00May 1st, 2016|Health|

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