Advanced Dental Care of Mount Dora
3555 North Highway 19A, Mount Dora, FL 32757

Top 3 Troubles for Aging Teeth

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Aging affects your body and mind, but it also impacts your teeth. Your teeth may be very strong, but age and wear can do dental damage. Discover what can spoil your smile and learn how to handle these harms.

The Growing Threat of Gum Disease

This is the greatest threat to aging teeth because the risk of gum problems increases with age. If gum issues are left untreated, they can get infected and damage the connective tissue, erode the bone, and cause tooth loss. But you shouldn’t have to grapple with gum disease as long as you protect your smile by practicing proper oral hygiene to remove all bacteria, using an antibacterial mouthwash, and getting twice-a-year check-ups and cleanings from an affordable dentist in Mount Dora.

The Risk of Acid Erosion

Did you know that another major danger to aging teeth is sugary and starchy foods and beverages? See, these are full of carbohydrates, which ferment, causing bacteria in the mouth to create acids that erode your tooth enamel. People often think that sugary candies do the most damage, but the bigger threat is really carbonated drinks. Their carbonation increases the amount of acid in the mouth that can harm your teeth. To preserve your smile, limit your intake of sugary foods and beverages, especially carbonated beverages and sports drinks. Satisfy your cravings for something sweet by chewing sugarless gum, which provides a sugar-free source of satisfaction and cleanses your mouth by producing saliva.

The Difficulty of Dry Mouth

To avoid a number of dental care concerns, it is important to maintain a healthy amount of saliva to neutralize acid in the mouth and clean teeth. When you have dry mouth, this decreases your saliva production, significantly increasing your risk of tooth decay and gum disease. If you experience dry mouth, discuss it with your doctor to see if changing your prescriptions could help. To increase saliva production, try chewing sugarless gum or using a special mouthwash designed to combat this dryness.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Mount Dora, call Advanced Dental Care of Mount Dora today at (352) 729-3668 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Mount Dora. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care of Mount Dora, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care of Mount Dora.

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New hygienist was great.
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I am thankful for being worked in with a toothache and receiving a root canal, all same day.
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Very welcoming reception and professional service for my Dad. Dr. Hughston & staff are wonderful! Worth the drive from Clermont to Mt. Dora.
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I called one day,got in the next, and after discussions with the doctor had an extraction the same day. The staff was fabulous; Jessica O. is the […]
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Great Cleaning and Fluoride treatment as usual
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I'm in the midst of a two visit procedure ,and so far my experience has been as good as every other experience at ADC. Dr. Martin and her assistant […]
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So far I'm very happy with the service and care I've received at Mt Dora Advanced Dental Care. Their prices are fair and the wait time is reasonable.
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Judy J.
As uncomfortable a root canal can be, the staff made me comfortable (I.e. Shot) thoughout the entire experience.
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Pam is awesome. She is very friendly, polite, and always educates me on what I need to do to keep my teeth healthy. Thanks, Pam.
Mario O.
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