As we age, we often think that the recipe to a healthy life is exercise, nutritious food, and plenty of sleep. One factor that is often overlooked is our oral health, even though it is tied directly to our well-being and overall health.
This is especially true for seniors, who are more likely to experience new symptoms like dry mouth and are at a greater risk for root decay. That’s why it’s so important for older adults to keep good oral health habits, but unfortunately it can often be a challenge.
Read more about the challenges faced by seniors in keeping up with their dental care from The San Diego Union Tribune .