Senior Dental Care: An Essential Component of Healthy Aging

Senior dental care is instrumental for healthy aging.  Good dental hygiene is important for your oral and overall health. Strong, healthy teeth aid in sustaining your good nutrition. Good oral health reduces harmful inflammation that can affect other parts of your body.  Fortunately, the same good oral health habits you have adopted throughout your life are the basics underlying senior oral health:  brushing for two minutes twice daily, flossing daily, and visiting your dentist on Commercial Blvd. for your dental cleaning and exam twice yearly. 

How is My Oral Health Linked to My Overall Health?

As the saying goes, a healthy mouth is the gateway to a healthy body. To enjoy optimal wellness throughout your life, start by taking the best care of your smile. Neglecting your oral health can be detrimental to your overall health. While the exact mechanisms underlying these apparent relationships is still being explored, there are numerous serious health conditions that have been linked to poor oral health:

"Gum disease is the most common

chronic inflammatory condition

in the world"


Is Cosmetic Dentistry Important for Seniors?

Dr. Nancy Rotroff and Dr. Gerard Wasselle at Excellence in Dentistry in Fort Lauderdale are committed to bringing the best dental care for our senior patients.  In addition to partnering with our patients for a healthy smile, our dentists help restore and rejuvenate smiles and restore confidence with cosmetic dentistry.  Missing teeth, broken teeth, or stained teeth can cause you to be self-concious and hesitant to smile or socialize.  When our seniors are comfortable to share a smile, converse, and laugh, their entire demeanor and outlook improve.   Improving your smile with cosmetic dentistry is not an unimportant or vain consideration. As we age, it is even more essential that we move through life with confidence and self-assurance. Select the best cosmetic dentist Fort Lauderdale has to offer - Excellence in Dentistry! 

Has it been more than six months since your last dental cleaning and exam? Going to the dentist after COVID is very safe as we have health checks, sterlization procedures and patient separation protocols in place.  Do you have things you would like to change about your smile?  Find the best senior dental care providers by calling Excellence in Dentistry at 954-928-1666. Call our office to get back on track for your best oral health.  Our office is conveniently located at 2480 E. Commercial Blvd.

Nancy Rotroff, DDS, MAGD and Gerard Wasselle, DMD practice general dentistry, restorative dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. We can help with:


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