New Orleans Dental Blog for Top Dentist, Dr. Timothy J. Delcambre, DDS, MHA
We're excited to announce the official launch of Dr. Timothy Delcambre's blog.
We'll be posting helpful dental tips, news from the dental industry, news from our practice, and more about the latest in dentistry.
We built our practice on the notion that we're there for our patients when they need us and we want our online presence to be a reflection of that principle. We hope this blog provides an extra level of service to our current and future patients
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Here's to your best oral health ever!
Dental Implants - A History
What we now consider modern dental implantology started soon after World War II. Doctors Norman Goldberg and Aaron Gershkoff produced the first modern dental implant in 1948. This success formed the foundation of Implant Dentistry. Read more here...
The Consequences of Sleep Apnea
According to the CDC, 50-70 percent of Americans suffer from sleep-related disorders, making it a particularly wide-spread. Of these disorders, sleep apnea is the most common. During sleep apnea, relaxation of the soft tissue in the rear of the throat blocks airflow, making breathing a struggle. Often, the brain will send signals to the body to wake itself up to restart breathing, causing patients to lose out on sleep.
Factors for Choosing a Dental Restoration
Between routine wear and accidental damage, teeth are constantly being worn down. At a certain point, most patients will require some form of dental restoration. Without seeking the right treatment in a timely fashion, individuals put themselves at risk of more dental damage, potentially compromising their oral and overall health. As a result, knowing your restoration options and covering which treatment will work best for your smile is a critical preventive necessity.
Oral Health and the Body
The Oral-Systemic connection highlights the unique relationship between the health of the mouth and the health of the body, ultimately suggesting that the health of one heavily influences the health of the other. Understanding how these two systems are inter-related is an important part of receiving the effective, successful health care.