Elderly oral health is just as important as oral health in younger populations, and maybe even more so. In particular, gum disease has potentially serious consequences for the health and well-being of older adults. Gum disease can be prevented and even treated when identified in its earliest stages. Therefore, it’s important for either the older… Continue reading Symptoms Of Gum Disease
Dry mouth is a serious concern for elderly oral health, and older adults face additional risk factors for this condition. In fact, nearly a third of people over age 65 struggle with this problem. If you or an older loved one develop this condition, it’s important to get effective treatment. Keep in mind that homebound… Continue reading Look Carefully At Dry Mouth: Causes And Treatment
Elderly oral health doesn’t have to be an oxymoron. With proper home oral hygiene habits and adequate professional care, from a homebound care dentist when necessary, older adults can enjoy healthy smiles throughout their lives. As you get older, it becomes even more important to keep up with good dental habits that promote healthy teeth… Continue reading What can I expect to happen to my teeth and gums as I get older?
Elderly oral health is just as important as it is for younger people, but older adults may face additional barriers to accessing the care they need. One such issue may even be getting to the dentist, which can be nearly impossible for homebound seniors or those with mobility issues that limit their ability to get… Continue reading How Does Homebound Dental Care Work?