Toledo dentist, Dr. Jon Frankel wants to keep his dental family smiling. Since 1946 Frankel Dentistry has served the Toledo, Ohio area through dentistry with an always better approach.
Six month check ups and cleanings have been the standard. Dentistry has embraced technology and things have changed over the years. Dental implants, same day crowns and teeth whitening were not common 63 years ago. The interval between dental visits has changed as well.
Toledo, Ohio is blessed with notable seasonal changes. The new protocol for patients over 65 years of age is every 3 months. Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall can be helpful reminders to schedule dental visits.
Changes in dental health can occur quickly in seniors. Dry mouth is a common ailment and is associated with decay and gum disease. As Frankel Dental patients know a healthy mouth promotes a healthy body. Some illnesses are first seen with subtle changes in the mouth. Oral cancer screenings are essential to early detection.
Sixty may be the new forty but dental professionals know for patients over 65 three months is the new six months.
For more information on dental preventative visits or any dental questions, call your dentist. If you are in the Toledo, Ohio area schedule a complimentary visit with Frankel Dentistry in Toledo or Maumee.