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Tooth Loss, Health Loss

Studies have shown that people with dentures eat fewer fruits and vegetables and more processed foods. Dental care should not cause you to lead an unhealthy lifestyle, however.

Even if you have replacement teeth, you should make an effort to eat fruits and vegetables that can help prevent cancer and heart disease. Diets rich in processed foods might even contribute to higher risk factors for these diseases.

Check out this video to learn more about tooth loss and health loss. Work closely with your Newton dentist to find the best solution for your missing teeth concerns. Whether you get dentures or dental implants, you should focus as much on your oral health as you do your overall health.