Nutritional and Health Benefits of Dental Prosthetics

Nutritional and Health Benefits of Dental Prosthetics

Tooth loss results in a poor diet characterised by reduced fibre and
animal protein intake. In older adults, this is exacerbated by age-related changes in diet and increased vulnerability to diseases and injury. Dental prostheses coupled with dietary advice can significantly improve the health of older adults in particular, reducing mortality.

Modern Medicine – Issue 4 2020