Menopause, a phase of life all women must go through, yet many of the symptoms are not frequently discussed. We’re here to speak particularly about the oral health impacts of menopause on women. As we age our oral health changes, but for women, menopause brings additional concerns. Around 3,000 women reach menopausal age daily, but the manifestations of menopause in oral health are even less widely discussed than overall symptoms.
Sealants are another line of defense against cavities, in addition to brushing and flossing. On the chewing surface of our molar teeth there are tiny grooves and pits, that are so small they can’t even be cleaned with a toothbrush bristle. These small grooves are an easy hiding place for bacteria to collect and for … Read more