Now that you are older, you may possibly wear dentures / prostheses (partial or complete) or dental implants. These must be examined by your dentist, especially if you take medicines that cause dry mouth.
In addition, your dentist will make sure you don’t have some type of gum disease, tooth caries, damaged fillings, a broken tooth, an infection, mouth cancer or any other problem which could affect your overall health. Many minor problems can quickly and easily betreated.
Everyone needs to undergo dental exams, on a regular basis. Regular exams, combined with daily brushingand flossing, are the most important elements for the maintenance of oral and dental health.