A wise person once said that everyone wants a long life, but no one wants to get old. Yet it happens. While some challenges with aging can’t be avoided, others can. At Cary Family Dental, we help patients of all ages with their dental health issues.
Many dental problems common among retirees such as missing teeth, gum recession, tooth damage, and yellowed enamel, can be remedied.
Some people think losing their teeth as they age is inevitable. It isn’t. With a proper dental health routine at home and regular cleanings and checkups in our office (just like you’ve always done, we hope) your teeth can last a lifetime.
The mouth does, however, undergo changes as we age. The nerves in teeth may get smaller, to the point where teeth are not as sensitive to cavities and other issues. That makes those regular checkups all the more important.
If you do lose one or more of your teeth, dental implants may be right for you. Implants can:
To find out if you’re a good candidate for dental implants, call us at Cary Family Dental to schedule an appointment.