As you age, so do your teeth. This means that as your dental environment changes, you will experience different dental issues. Constant daily use over the years can wear down your teeth, and changes to the structure of your mouth can alter the appearance of your smile. Senior dentistry aims to make this transition a smooth one with our treatments focused on not only maintaining good oral health but also enjoying the benefits of your smile for years to come.
As part of your regular six-month visits, our dentists will examine your mouth by checking the structure of your bite, jaw and teeth, as well as observing the soft tissues of your mouth, like your gums, tongue and inner cheeks. This helps our dentists understand your oral environment as a whole and provide more accurate treatment. If you wear dentures, we will also check their fit and function to ensure they work properly.
As you age, you may experience some of the following dental problems:
If you have any questions about senior dentistry, you are welcome to call our dental office today to learn more.