Parkfield Family Dental Blog
July 5, 2018
Denture wearers are becoming more common than you think, and the number is only rising. According to research published in The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, the projected number of U.S. adults needing dentures is increasing from 33.6 million in 1991 to 37.9 million in 2020. However, just because millions of patients will need dentures doesn’t mean you’re guaranteed to need them.
If you carry any of these signs, your chances of needing dentures in Austin will only go up.
June 9, 2018
No doubt you’re familiar with the expression, “You are what you eat.” But from the point-of-view of a dentist in Austin, that only explains part of the mouth’s connection to the rest of your body. The fact is your mouth—all by itself—can have a serious impact on the general condition of your body. This is known as the oral-systemic connection, and it has been shown to link the health of your mouth to your overall health. Once you know about this connection, you’ll better understand the value of maintaining good oral health.