Sandy Springs Dentist: Osteoporosis and Your Oral Health

Sandy Springs Dentist near meOsteoporosis is a chronic disease that causes bones to break easily and can trigger low bone density, causing a major impact on the jawbone that supports your teeth. The main causes of osteoporosis are obviously aging, menopause, and lack of nutrients like vitamin D.

Because of this, osteoporosis can have a direct negative effect on gum and periodontal disease, leading to teeth loss. Because of this, osteoporosis has a huge impact on the jawbone that supports your teeth.  When the jawbone is affected by chronic bone diseases, often times aggravated by certain medications we take in our mature years, other dental issues are eminent. In fact, studies show that osteoporosis is an aggravating factor in periodontal destruction.

We specialize in elder care and if we can be of assistance, please call to make an appointment now.

Novy Scheinfeld, DDS, PC

ZoAnna Bock, MS, DMD

Hanna Orland, DMD

290 Carpenter Drive, 200A

Sandy Springs, GA 30328

404-256-3620

And

3781 Chamblee Dunwoody Road

Chamblee, GA 30341

770-455-6076

info@rightsmilecenter.com

www.rightsmilecenter.ocm

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