Poor dental hygiene has been linked to a range of health problems, some of them serious, because your mouth is a repository of bacteria. And what many people fail to … Read More →
More than half of older Americans say they have not been to the dentist in the past year, and they cite cost as the top reason. But can putting off dental … Read More →
Healthy teeth might be something you don’t think about until there is something wrong. You can take some basic steps to keep your teeth healthy, such as brushing regularly, attending … Read More →
Dental care is costlier than it once was, but a few tips can make it more affordable. Check out these recommendations from Consumer Reports on how you can keep dental care affordable.
Oral Health America (OHA) proudly announces the relaunch of its older adult website, Toothwisdom.org.
Many people don’t have dental coverage and find the cost of dental care to be much too high. A recent study found that 56% of Americans won’t get dental care … Read More →
By 2030, there will be more than 72 million older adults in the USA. Many will not have access to dental care, which will negatively affect their overall health. It’s no secret that poor oral health = poor overall health. Check out this infographic from the ADA & ASTDD.
The White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) has been held every decade since the 1960s to address issues currently faced by older adults. As we approach the WHCOA date in … Read More →
A recent study surveyed 400 older adults throughout Illinois to assess the need for oral healthcare. From the study, more than 80% of the older adults did not have dental … Read More →
Last October, Oral Health America launched www.toothwisdom.org, a first-of-its-kind website dedicated to older adults and oral health. The site connects older adults to local dental care options and educational information about the … Read More →