Dental Care for Elderly Patients
When we get older, there are increased risks for a number of oral health problems. It is important that seniors visit their dentist at least twice each year for examinations and cleanings.
At Sarasota Dental Arts, we pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge of geriatric dentistry, and we welcome seniors to our Sarasota, FL practice. If you’re a senior, give us a call today to make an appointment!
Elderly Patients Face Increased Risk Factors
Some of the oral health problems seniors might face include the following:
- Darker teeth because of changes in dentin (the bone-like tissue below the tooth enamel)
- Stomatitis (oral inflammation and ulcers) caused by dentures that don’t fit properly, poor dental hygiene, or ...