ORAL HEALTH AND OSTEOPOROSIS
Osteoporosis is a health condition that greatly affects the bones since the disease weakens them and makes them capable of breaking easily. ... Osteoporosis has a major impact on the part of the jawbone supporting the teeth. Studies show that a loss in this bone structure is most likely to cause tooth loss or mobility.
BE PROACTIVE IN YOUR ORAL HEALTH
If you have Osteoporosis it is very important that you maintain your oral health
-brush twice a day
-floss once a day
-maintain a healthy diet rich in Calcium and Vitamin D
-regular exercise will minimize off the acts of Osteoporosis
-advise your dentist if you have osteoporosis and inform your dentist of any medications you are taking
-your dentist will recommend a treatment plan based on your condition
-your dentist will advise you on the best ways to lessen the effects of Osteoporosis on your oral health
Your dental professional plays an integral role in your overall health care!
See your dentist and hygienist regularly!