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The Winning Battle Against Tooth Loss

Jul 27th, 2020

Winning the Battle Against Tooth Loss

If you ever thought that maybe skipping your next dental visit would be fine, you might want to consider reading the CDC’s 2019 Oral Surveillance Report. The report shows almost universal improvement in multiple areas of dental health. It also compares findings from 1999-2004 to findings from 2011-2016, and good news: dental caries and tooth loss are down even among people over the age of 65.

That decrease in tooth loss for people over 65 is especially impressive considering this group is increasingly filling up with older and older people. One difference that comes to mind for this age group when comparing the more recent findings to those from 1999-2004 is the increased quality and accessibility of reliable dental care that happened early enough in life.

What’s even more impressive is that all of this is happening while America’s obesity rate continues to soar, and people are more likely to have diabetes, both of which are factors usually associated with dental issues. Again, the importance of regular dental visits can’t be stressed enough.

While it’s never too late to see a dentist, waiting too long may cause a minor issue to become a much larger one. Don’t hesitate to contact our Newburyport or Salem dental offices for an appointment!

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Here at Paul Mathew, D.D.S. we work diligently to protect our patients' privacy. Requesting an appointment via our Internet portal is considered part of what the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) has identified as electronically protected healthcare information or ePHI. Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, there are people or entities that may attempt to intercept the data you transmit to us. By checking the "I agree" box, and electronically making an appointment request, you acknowledge that you are making an appointment over the internet and that Paul Mathew, D.D.S. will keep this information confidential but cannot guarantee that others, outside of our practice, may illegally intercept this communication. By accepting these terms and conditions and sending this request via our Internet portal, you accept the inherent risk(s) associated with making this request for an appointment. If you do not accept the terms and conditions, you are always welcome to contact our office via telephone to schedule your appointment.

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