Health Resources — Complications in Older Age

Root Decay

Root Decay

Teresa Johnson | 02.08.2013

What is root decay, and why do older adults get it? Older adults and caregivers should be informed about these cavities on the roots of teeth. Read More »

Overcoming Dry Mouth

Overcoming Dry Mouth

Rebecca Schaffer | 02.08.2013

What causes dry mouth? If you have dry mouth, learn what you can do to help your mouth feel better. Read More »

Benefits of a healthy mouth

Benefits of a healthy mouth

Sue Spackman | 02.06.2013

As you get older, other connections between the mouth and body are important for good general health. Learn about the role of gum disease, pneumonia, oral cancer, and diabetes. Read More »

Medicine: When is my safety a concern?

Medicine: When is my safety a concern?

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich | 02.04.2013

The dentist and dental hygienist need to know all your medications and why you are taking them so that you can be treated safely. Sometimes the medicines we take have side effects that can be important to dental treatment and oral health. Read More »

Medicines and Your Mouth

Medicines and Your Mouth

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich | 02.04.2013

Do you know that the medicines you take can affect your oral health? Taking certain medicines can lead to dry mouth, can change the way you taste food and even cause changes in your gums. Read More »

Care of Dental Appliances

Care of Dental Appliances

Constance Bernstein | 02.04.2013

Whether you have a full denture, partial denture made of metal or acrylic, hard or soft resin, or over dentures, learn how to care for your dental appliance here. Read More »

Mouth Inflammation

Mouth Inflammation

Ewa Posorski | 02.04.2013

Learn the basics of mouth inflammation, including the signs and symptoms, causes, and treatment for inflammation. Read More »

Oral Cancer

Oral Cancer

Leslie DeLong | 02.04.2013

Learn about what oral cancer is, the signs of the disease, and prevention tips. Read More »