Might Menopause Affect Jaw Bone Density?
It is a well-known fact that a lack of estrogen can impact bone density in women when they begin to experience menopause. This might also affect bones associated with the teeth. Why should you speak with your dentist if you are concerned?
– A lack of bone density can cause teeth to loosen.
– Some teeth may even be lost in severe cases.
– Fortunately, there are a number of treatment options available.
“With a lack of estrogen in the body, menopause can often put women at risk to experience osteoporosis”
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Dr. Rizwan Khawaja BDS (University of Manchester)
Dr Rizwan Khawaja, also known as Riz by his patients, graduated from the University of Manchester in 2010. Since qualifying he has worked across Cheshire in practices, specialist centres and treatment centres.
As a certified dentist in Inman Aligner treatments, Riz has a passion for cosmetic dentistry. He is also working towards specializing in restorative dentistry in the near future.
In his spare time, he can be found on the golf course or at Old Trafford, supporting his beloved football club, Manchester United.
He also loves travel and considers himself as a bit of a foodie!