TOOTH TALK - WOMEN HAVE SPECIFIC ORAL HEALTH ISSUES TO ADDRESS
Everyone deserves a beautiful smile and regular dental care is necessary for everyone, beginning in early childhood. Women, however, need to be aware of challenges that they may face through life stages.
The average female deals with bloating, irritability, moodiness, and the occasional hot flash or emotional outburst due to hormones, but they seldom consider the affect of those fluctuating hormones on dental health. According to the Academy of General Dentistry, oral health is hormone dependant as well. From puberty to menopause and beyond, the hormonal changes in women can have a dramatic effect on oral health.
For the pre-teen, interest in dental issues is probably focused on the whiteness, straightness and appearance of ...