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Have you ever wished to improve your oral health but were unsure where to start? Are you beginning to age and want to get your oral health in high gear as soon as you can? If you want to know what you can do to enhance your oral health as you age, here are some things you should know about aging and dental health:

Your desire to prevent oral health failure in your twilight years shouldn’t be approached alone. You should always make time to attend checkups and oral exams with your dentist. Furthermore, come in for professional cleanings to help correct issues or spots that may have been missed in your daily brushing and flossing routines.

The foods and drinks in your diet can play a heavy role in your oral health. Many people make their waistline a priority, but do not do the same for their gum line. Defend your teeth and gums by removing harmful substances such as hard or tough foods that can chip or crack teeth. You should also limit or stay away from sugary foods, as they can turn into harmful acids in your mouth that can eat through tooth enamel.

No matter which oral health care treatment you desire as you age, Dr. Katie Lippas and our team at Walnut Glen Family Dental will make sure that your teeth and gums are properly treated. To schedule an oral exam or professional cleaning at our dentist office in Dallas, Texas, please contact us at 214-368-1192. We look forward to seeing you smile bright this season.