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Dental care for the elderly

Dental care is vital to maintain natural teeth and enhance the quality of life for elderly people. Many people think that conditions such as toothaches, tooth loss, gum disease and dry mouth happen naturally as you grow old. The truth is, many different things can cause dental problems and good dental care can help avoid many issues. Factors such as periodontal disease, side effects of medications, poor diet can affect oral health of elderly people.

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