August 19, 2022
The adult population dental needs are complex and need to be tailored for each individual as changes evolve in their overall health. Good communication and accurate medical history are paramount in establishing an optimal results.
Some of the most prevalent medical conditions such as Diabetes, Heart Disease, Cancers, Depression and Autoimmune Disease have significant consequences in oral health. Many pharmacological treatments for these conditions often result in dry mouth which in turn can lead to mouth sores, increased tooth decay, bad breath and gum disease. In turn, poor oral health can impact systemic health. In some cases oral infections could become so severe that they could lead to serious illness and even death.
It is important to inform and update your medical history on an ongoing basis so that your dentist and healthcare professionals can provide guidance and support on how to maintain good oral health and create a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your specific medical needs.
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