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Dental Implants For Seniors in Fort Lauderdale

Your oral health is linked to your overall health.  Maintaining good oral health into your senior years is important to your longevity.  According to Harvard Health Publishing, "poor oral health can have severe consequences. Research has shown that gum inflammation (gingivitis) raises the risk for lung disease, heart disease, blood vessel blockage, and strokes. Tooth loss from gum disease (periodontitis) may raise your risk of dementia....  Poor dental health also can affect your social life. " 

Is Tooth Loss An Inevitable Part Of Aging?

NO! Like other aspects of health care, prevention is the best medicine when it comes to your oral health.  Your dentists in Fort Lauderdale , Dr. Nancy Rotroff and Dr. Gerard Wasselle, encourage you to brush for two minutes twice a day, floss daily, and see your dentist and dental hygienist twice a year for your dental checkup and professional dental cleaning.  At your dental checkup, your dentist will monitor your oral health and make recommendations for your professional dental cleaning schedule and advise any other treatment necessary to optimize your oral health and keep your natural teeth.  Even though we take preventative measures to maintain our oral health and keep our natural teeth, missing teeth are common among seniors and can affect their quality of life.  Fortunately, your dentist at Excellence in Dentistry on Commercial Blvd. can help your replace your missing teeth with dental implants. 

Where Do I Get Dental Implants In Fort Lauderdale?

You may have searched Google for "dental implants for seniors dentists nearby" or think you need to go to a dental implant center near me; however, your first step to replacing your missing teeth with dental implants is to schedule an appointment with Excellence in Dentistry by calling 954-928-1666.  Dr. Rotroff or Dr. Wasselle will conduct a thorough examination including dental xrays to assess your oral health to determine if you are a candidate for dental implants. 

Are Dental Implants Better Than Dentures?

Both dental implants and dentures are popular tooth replacement options for seniors missing multiple teeth. Each has their pros and cons and your dentist will discuss these with you to help you make the best choice for you.  Factors to consider include:

Missing teeth are a common problem among seniors, often leading to problems chewing and speaking properly  as well as an aged appearance.  Fortunately, your dentist in Fort Lauderdale has tooth replacement options for you.  Improve the appearance as well as the function and feel of your smile with dental implants.  Dental implants can restore your smile by filling in gaps from missing teeth and prevent facial sag associated with tooth loss and bone loss. No need to search tooth implant dentist nearby; just call  954-928-1666 to schedule your consultation with Nancy Rotroff, DDS, MAGD or Gerard Wasselle, DMD.  Our office is conveniently located at 2480 E. Commercial Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale and we are preferred providers for most PPO dental plans


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