Do Teeth Get Weaker and More Brittle with Age?

We tend to have many concerns about our bodies as they age. With our risk for chronic disease, gum disease, certain types of cancer, and cognitive decline increasing with age, it’s no wonder that we’d be worried about our smiles as we go through life. So what’s the truth about what happens to our teeth as we age—do they get weaker and more brittle, or can we expect them to stay the same? The truth is something of a mix of the two, so read on to find out what you can expect for your pearly whites in the years ahead.

An article by Dr. Marcus Hoang. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: DO TEETH GET WEAKER AND MORE BRITTLE WITH AGE?

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