Your Dental Health Affects Your Skin
Did you know that oral health can have an impact on how your skin looks? Learn more about things that your dermatologist would want to share with you.
- Regular dental cleaning and checkups have a role to play in maintaining healthy skin. Poor dental health may lead to loss of bone density around the jaws.
- Good dental health and bone density are critical for the prevention of perioral wrinkles.
- Use of supplements such as collagen supplementation will help boost the proteins in the skin, collage and elastin.
Therefore, use a broad spectrum sunscreen daily with an SPF 30 or higher, and reapply every two hours when in the sun. You should also moisturize, moisturize, moisturize to maintain the skin barrier.
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Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012
Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.