In the Past Everyone Developed Tooth Decay
People aged, tooth loss from decay and gum disease was routine. Today thanks to scientific advances and preventive therapies like community water fluoridation, fluoride toothpaste and dental sealants, there has been dramatic and continuing improvement in oral health of Americans. Many people still suffer from oral disease problems, however, and risk for oral disease varies among all people.
There is Good News
The good news is that you know your specific risk factors for tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancer, you can take simple preventive action to avoid these problems. That’s why Hendersonville Family Dentistry helps people asses their risk for disease and take steps to prevent or treat them. Call our office today for more information.