Parker M Jarvis DDS
General Dentist
     
555 West Schrock Road Suite 120 = Westerville = OH 43081 = (614) 882-5208
 

Impact of tooth loss on total health of seniors
 

In the past, the loss of teeth was dismissed as a natural part of the aging process in the Westerville, Columbus and New Albany community area, and dentures were considered a normal sign of old age.  While such ignorance is rapidly becoming a thing of the past, there is still not a general awareness of the seriousness of edentulism.

Multiple tooth loss is most commonly caused by periodontal disease, i.e. gum and bone disease.  Periodontal disease has a high statistical correlation with chronic debilitating disease, such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease and arthritis.

So, it is not very surprising that studies now show a shortened life expectancy by as much as 10 years for persons nationally, and in the Westerville area, who have lost their natural teeth, when compared to those who have kept their teeth.
 

Lost Teeth
In Westerville Ohio and the surrounding
Columbus - New Albany - Gahanna - Worthington OH areas.

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Dr. Jarvis is licensed to perform all listed services as a general dentist. This provider is not a specialist in family, crowns,
gum disease, sedation, prosthodontics, orthodontics, endodontics, cosmetic, whitening, implants and non-specialty interest
areas that require no specific educational training to advertise this service.