Good Dental Health Leads To Healthy Eating For Seniors
As we move into our senior years, attention shifts from worrying about a dazzling smile to taking care of the teeth you have and making certain your dental health is as good as it can be. Seniors who suffer mouth pain or dental health issues find it hard to chew certain foods and avoid foods and that leads to physical and dental health issues. The dentists at Westermeier Martin Dental Care know good dental health leads to healthy eating for seniors, and this is an important part of aging well.
Seniors could experience a decline in physical health if their teeth are causing them pain or if their dentures are ill-fitting.
Focus on dental health by scheduling regular dental examinations and check-ups as well as brushing and flossing at least twice a day. Here are ways to focus on food that will help keep you healthy; these tips are great for everyone, not just seniors!
If you are having a hard time chewing foods and if you are losing or have lost teeth to dental decay, oral injuries or other issues, it will be difficult for you to chew your foods and this can lead to poor overall physical health.
Don’t neglect your dental health. A sore mouth will lead to pain and dental disease. Give our office a call today and schedule an examination and dental check-up. We offer free sedation to patients who request it. We also offer free dental examinations for first-time patients in either our East Aurora or our Amherst office
If you’re missing teeth and are unable to enjoy foods you once did, you may want to consider dental implants or dentures to replace missing teeth.