Dental care is often thought of as the realm of the young. Kids are admonished to brush and floss regularly, skip sugary sweets and get braces all before entering high … Read More →
Studies have shown that more than half of workers aged 50-64 are unaware that Medicare does not cover preventive dental care or more expensive and complex procedures. Find out more … Read More →
A study conducted by Rutgers University revealed a trend in which patients with 10 to 19 teeth were more likely to be at risk for malnutrition. Those patients classified as … Read More →
From mouthwash to thicker floss, here’s what the experts recommend after age 50 in AARP’s article, Finding Better Dental Tools to Clean Older Teeth.
Think twice the next time you’re tempted to skip brushing your teeth — you might just save your life. Read more about preventing chronic diseases in this AARP article.
Researchers report that in adults whose hypertension was being treated with medications, systolic blood pressure got higher as the health of their teeth and gums declined. Find out more about … Read More →
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 →