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.
Gingivitis and periodontitis are closely related conditions that affect your gums. Learn the differences between these conditions and what you can do to prevent them from developing.
Inflammation of the mouth is usually caused in response to an injury. In most cases, inflammation helps to heal the injured area, but problems arise if the body is unable to heal itself.
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.
Gum disease can have a big impact on your overall health, which is why it’s important to maintain healthy habits. Taking steps to prevent or treat gum disease will help you stay healthy.
More than 8 million Americans living with diabetes don’t even know they have it. Visiting your dentist regularly may help identify the disease early so that you can get treatment.
Approximately one-in-five Americans over age 65 are currently experiencing tooth decay that goes untreated. Though we live in an age where older adults are less likely to lose their teeth, it’s important to not neglect our oral health as we age.