Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Seattle dentist Mark A. Caggiano, DDS about mini-dental implants.
Dental implants have long represented the premier method of securing dental crowns, dental bridges, and dentures in the replacement of missing teeth. If dental implants have had any downside whatsoever, it stems from the fact that many patients must undergo a bone grafting procedure before they can be considered suitable candidates for treatment. (more…)
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Hawthorne, New Jersey dentist Jonathan Abenaim, DMD.
According to the American Dental Association, more than 20 million people in the United States are missing all of their natural teeth, and more than 100 million are missing from 11 to 15 teeth. In 1997, dental professionals performed more than 500,000 dental implant procedures worldwide. (more…)
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Board Certified Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Stephen Gundry about his new book, The Plant Paradox: The Hidden Dangers In “Healthy” Foods That Cause Disease And Weight Gain.
Is it possible that everything you’ve heard about diet, weight, and nutrition is wrong? Dr. Gundry promises to shatter almost every myth you’ve been told about what makes up a “healthy” diet. (more…)
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Northwest Arkansas Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon Jared Spencer, MD.
Of all the facial plastic surgery procedures Drs. Spencer and Manning perform, facelift surgery (rhytidectomy) provides perhaps the most dramatic and impressive improvement. Not surprisingly, it is also the procedure that requires the most time and extensive amount of work. Patients’ concerned about the aged appearance of their cheeks, jowls, jawline, and neck are the best candidates for rhytidectomy. (more…)
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Palm Beach Gardens, Florida dentist David Yates, DMD about replacing missing teeth with mini-dental implants.
If you have a missing tooth, you might not feel like smiling. But you don’t have to live with an embarrassing gap between your teeth if you don’t want to. Plenty of options exist to replace a missing tooth. That’s good to know because a missing tooth doesn’t just leave a hole in your smile — it may also affect how you speak and chew. And if a missing tooth isn’t replaced, the teeth around it begin to move. Shifting teeth create new crevices for dental plaque to hide in, which can lead to tooth decay and the need for a tooth filling or gum disease treatment down the road. (more…)
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Delta, Utah dentist Dr. Dennis A. DeLoach, DDS about affordable cosmetic dentures.
In the past decade, there’s been a dramatic interest in cosmetic dentistry. We all realize that having a healthy, bright, beautiful smile enhances our appearance and allows us to smile with confidence. Thanks to the advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we’re able to improve our teeth and smiles with quick, painless and surprisingly affordable treatments. (more…)
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour interviews West Jordan, Utah dentist, Mathew Mouritsen about replacing missing teeth with mini-dental implants.
If you or someone in your family is missing one or more teeth, it’s very important that you speak to your dentist about the options available to you. While it may seem like you could get along quite well with a missing tooth, this situation can easily lead to other problems if it’s not resolved. (more…)
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, discusses treating gum disease with a laser with Jacksonville Periodontist Christian Berdy, DDS.
Do you have red, swollen, or tender gums? When you floss or brush, do your gums bleed? Do you have chronic bad breath? Do your teeth move or feel loose? Have you been told you suffer from periodontal disease or that you need to see a periodontist? (more…)
Randy Alvarez, host of The Wellness Hour, interviews Chattanooga, Tennessee dentist Terry Major, DDS about dental implants.
Millions of Americans suffer tooth loss – mostly due to tooth decay, gingivitis (gum disease), or injury. For many years, the only treatment options available for people with missing teeth were bridges and dentures. But, today, dental implants are available and may be the best restoration for you. (more…)
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