Monthly Archives: July 2015

Osteoporosis Can Impact Your Oral Health

Dental implants Oral health is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when someone is diagnosed with osteoporosis, the condition that causes bones to become brittle, weak, and, ultimately, fracture. But bone is a living tissue that is constantly breaking down and being replaced, and osteoporosis is what happens when the creation of new bone can’t keep up with the removal of old bone. Research has suggested that there is a link between osteoporosis and bone loss in the jawbone which is, of course, the support and anchor of your teeth.  Continue reading