With age comes a lot of changes, especially physically. The visible outward signs of aging include wrinkles, age spots, and greying hair. Despite the noticeable changes occurring externally, there are also transformations taking place internally.
Aging increases a person’s risk of health problems, and that includes oral issues. Seniors are encouraged to pay close attention to their teeth, gums, and general oral health. Oral and physical issues impact one another. So, maintaining a healthy mouth is essential to overall health. That’s why we’re tackling the subject of dental health for seniors in this article.(more…)
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS March 19th, 2019
Posted In: Dental Health Tips
Smoking is widely recognized as a bad habit due to the adverse effects it has on the body. Many people know the consequences such as lung diseases and cancer of the blood, liver, kidney, and other areas of the body. However, people still smoke despite these warnings.
Smoking can also create a variety of oral health issues, including stained teeth, oral cancer, and gum disease. For the smokers out there, quitting should be at the top of your new year’s resolutions list. When you stop smoking, you are committing to your overall well-being.
Dr. Travis A. Roberts, DDS January 8th, 2019
Posted In: Periodontal | Gum Disease