Summer Seafood For Dental Implants

seafoodNow that summer is here plenty of people are going to be scrambling for their fishing gear and heading off to the mountains for fishing trips.  Everyone is ready to get outside, have some adventures, and many of us can’t wait to hit the lake and reel in some big ones. It just so happens that the results of a few recent studies concerning Omega-3’s are going to have dentists across the nation supporting the pastime of fishing more than ever, and for good reason. Dental implants Gainesville, FL provider Dr. Altchuler wants to tell you about the amazing things eating more fish and seafood could do for your dental implants.

Eat More Fish For Healthier Gums

There are numerous different ways that you can take care of your teeth when it comes to food.  For instance, fruits and veggies are great for your teeth because of the fiber they contain. Fiber facilitates saliva production and saliva is your mouth’s natural defense against bacteria. The there’s dairy which is great for you teeth for the calcium it contains.

However, many people seem to overlook the importance of your gums when it comes to overall oral health. This is concerning to dentists because gum tissue is actually paramount in the overall health of your mouth. In fact, Your gum tissue plays a major role in the success of your dental implants as well. This is because gum tissue, aside from your jawbone, is what holds those dental implants in place.  In fact, one of the leading causes for a failed dental implants is when the recipient’s gums become unhealthy or they develop periodontitis. Periodontitis is an inflammatory disease that affects gum tissue, causing them to pull away from the dental implant.

However, this is where the good news comes in that is going to have dentists supporting anglers everywhere with viger. Recent research is revealing that we can help keep our gums healthy by consuming plenty of omega-3 fatty acids.

Guess what food item contains TONS of omega-3’s?

That’s right, fish and seafood.

It is already a well established fact that omega-3’s are one of nature’s most powerful anti-inflammatories. Their role in cardiovascular health has long since been acknowledged by the medical community. Recent studies are now revealing that the latest beneficiaries of omega-3’s are our gums. So why not do your dental implants and gums a favor this summer by increasing the amount of fish and seafood you consume?

Local Fish and Seafood

Aside from going out onto the big blue sea and catching your own fish for dinner, there are plenty of places locally that you can visit and get a fresh bite of fish to eat. We understand that Googling “best seafood in Gainesville” will bring up a bevy of options for you to sift through and that can be overwhelming. So, in an effort to help save you some footwork, we thought we’d recommend our favorite local place to get a seafood dinner.

Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille is located right here in Gainesville and offers an impressive selection of delicious seafood options on their menu. Harry’s features cajun/creole themed food and is a great fit for anyone who loves shellfish and fish in general.

Until next time readers, eat some fish and keep smiling.