Researchers have found that people who wear dentures eat fewer fruits and vegetables than people with all of their natural teeth. Dentists use dentures to give patients relief from missing teeth, but they can make it more difficult to chew fruits and vegetables.
A healthy diet can lower one’s risk for heart disease and certain cancers. Eating processed foods that are high in cholesterol and saturated fat could actually increase your risk for these health issues. Check out this video to learn more.
Work with your Belmont dentist to find the right solution for your missing teeth. Whether you decide to use dentures or dental implants, it is important to practice proper oral hygiene and eat a healthy, balanced diet to improve your oral and overall health.