There comes a time, for many of us, when the roles of care are reversed, and we begin to take on more responsibilities for our parents’ health and wellbeing. For many aging parents and loved ones, the topic of oral surgery will need to be addressed at some point. Understanding some common anxiety triggers, and options for tooth repair and replacement, can greatly reduce the strain of the situation on everyone involved.
For older patients, some common concerns include:
- Anxiety about pain during and after the procedure
- Concerns about options for dentures and implants
- Financial impacts of implant procedures
Discussing these topics with your parents or loved ones can help ease their mind, reduce anxiety, and allow them to feel included in the decision-making process. Click to read more…