None of us likes to hear that we need teeth pulled, even more so when we already feel especially vulnerable to change. However, we tend to forget that the state of our oral health contributes to whether or not a list of ailments will grow or shrink. And there are some pretty important health reasons as to why elderly dental extractions NYC may be necessary.
Here are two possible issues that would lead to pulling teeth in elderly patients:
Infection can also occur when a patient has undergone treatment such as chemotherapy.
If the immune system is compromised, there is more of a risk that the body
cannot take care of harmful infection-inducing bacteria in the mouth. It is wise to
take care of dental work before receiving any medical treatment that would tax one’s
crowns can cause more elderly oral health issues. The pain that may also come with
damaged teeth would interfere with normal daily functions such as eating and sleeping
properly. We all know how necessary a healthy diet and good sleep is to our overall
As an elderly resident or someone who cares for one, you might experience having limited choices in getting dental care. You live in a big city and you know it has great physicians, but getting yourself or your loved one out of the house for an appointment can be nearly, if not completely, impossible. Especially if that appointment involves having to deal with procedures such as elderly dental extractions NYC.
Dr. Alisa Kauffman’s work as a Geriatric House Call Dentist is the kindest solution to any of your concerns surrounding elderly dental care. She has a passion for meeting the unique needs of her patients in an environment where they can be most comfortable. Whether a routine exam, an emergency dental visit, or an elderly dental extraction, you can trust Dr. Kauffman’s more than 30 years of dental experience.
Give Dr. Kauffman a call today at (917) 826-6278 to set up an in-home dental appointment for yourself or a loved one.
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