Even when you practice healthy habits, aging can make you more likely to experiencing certain oral health issues. Learn what to watch for and what to do if these issues develop.
Maintaining good oral health care for older adults is an important part of their overall health. If you’re helping to care for a loved one, take these steps to help keep their mouths clean.
Keeping up with good oral hygiene may seem difficult for people with dementia. If you’re a caregiver for someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, here are some things you should know.
What causes a mouth sore? Mouth sores are found at the corners of the mouth on the lips. It can be caused by several common things such as: Cold sore/fever … Read More →
If you’re a senior, you should know that oral health and your overall health are linked. Common dental issues and movement difficulties can present challenges, but these tips can help.
Flossing is an important part of keeping your mouth healthy, but it can get harder as we age. Learn about proper flossing techniques and what you can do to make it easier.
Root cavities can be particularly dangerous because they form and grow quickly, and are difficult to treat. Here’s why seniors are at increased risk, and what you can do to prevent root cavities.
Oral health has a direct link to your overall health, which is why tooth brushing is so important. For seniors and people with mobility impairments, tooth brushing can be difficult. These tips may help.
Regular brushing, flossing, and rinsing are some of the most important things you can do to maintain your oral health. If you find flossing challenging or uncomfortable, you may want to consider these alternatives.
As we age, foods often begin to taste different. We may also find it harder to properly chew and swallow our food. Learn about these changes, and what you can do to adapt.