Welcome to Ghf10.org, a blog set up to chat about health in general and dental health in particular. Advances in technology, treatments, and public awareness have all contributed to a huge increase in life expectancy in the UK. While this is good news, it does mean that a whole raft of elderly people will bring a whole new range of age related health problems with them as they head into their latter years.
One of the main areas of neglect as people get older is dental health, and according to Dr David Cashel, a well respected Glasgow dentist, he is seeing more and more elderly patients requiring dental implant treatment at his dental practice . Unfortunately, many such clients do not have sufficent bone density to allow them to undergo dental implant treatment, and new techniques and treatments aimed specifically at the elderly dental client niche are being developed in labs worldwide. The days of clicking dentures may soon be a thing of the past, if you have a hefty budget!
Products like All on 4 and mini dental implants are transforming the way older people continue to enjoy good oral health, and with major investment in dental research and development going on wide world, the dental landscape looks sure to be transformed over the coming years.