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Menopause and Dental Health: What You Need to Know

Menopause is a natural part of life and it is associated with a number of hormonal changes. However, it could also impact your teeth as well as your oral health. What are some conditions that might be caused by the onset of menopause?

– Menopause may lead to a common condition known as dry mouth.

– Osteoporosis could be another result; leading to less bone mass within the jaw.

– Women may also be at a higher risk of developing gum disease.

“Menopause is the start of hormone changes that end a woman’s menstrual cycle and her fertility.”

You can take action to offset the risks and changes associated with menopause. Read more here:


Dr Siddharth Wandrekar - Practice principal (GDC No. 170074)

BDS – India 2004, MSc Prosthetic Dentistry 2007 (London), MJDF Royal College of Surgeons England

Sidd has been with Brunel Dental Practice since 2011 and took over the practice in September 2016 after the previous principal retired.

Sidd qualified in 2004 from one of the prestigious Universities in India. He came to the UK and meritoriously obtained a Masters in Prosthetic Dentistry from King’s College, London. He then spent a year in a hospital environment being involved in major surgeries such as head and neck cancer, correction of jaw fractures and complex surgical removal of teeth. He moved to work as an Associate in Private and NHS practices in Scotland before joining Brunel Dental Practice.

Sidd enjoys dentistry because he can help everyone to achieve good dental health and overall well-being in a caring and comfortable environment.

He is married with two boys who keep him on his toes. He loves playing tennis and represents the local club in the regional Leagues. He loves to travel and visit offbeat places. He also has a keen interest in current affairs.

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