As you age, you need to pay attention to your teeth and their health. From sore joints to worrying about losing your hair, growing old can seem fraught with potential problems.
One of those problems is dental health. The health of your teeth is something to always watch out for, but especially as you grow older. Here’s how to do just that.
What do I do?
First and foremost, it’s important to continue seeing a dentist. A regular visit with Dr. Dominick Lembo or Dr. Michael Jaffin can make the difference between keeping your teeth and losing them.
You also need to make sure that you’re letting the staff here at Belmont Dental Associates in Haledon, New Jersey, know if you’re having any issues with teeth. Anything that doesn’t feel right or that concerns you, should be brought up.
Keep up the oral health
You’ll also want to make sure that you’re still vigilant about brushing and flossing. If you’ve done this all of your life, then you aware of just how valuable it is. If not, you better get started quickly.
Adding mouthwash to your oral health routine as you get older isn’t a bad idea, either. It’ll help in more ways than one.
At the end of the day, even though it’s not always fun to think about, it’s important to make sure that you’re keeping your teeth in great shape while you age. As always, feel free to call us at 973-790-4494 for answers to any questions, or to schedule an appointment.