Dental Care for the Elderly

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  • The forum is filled with people coming together to share valuable information. We’ve compiled experienced caregivers’ best suggestions for helping a senior brush their teeth.

  • Poor oral hygiene is common for seniors with dementia, but proper dental care is crucial for maintaining overall health and quality of life. A family caregiver shares his strategies for keeping his wife’s teeth and gums healthy.

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  • Research makes a strong connection between poor oral health and impaired health overall. Oral care tends to fall by the wayside for seniors, but it should remain a top priority for everyone.

  • Dentures can help seniors improve their confidence and quality of life. Use these expert tips to ensure dentures fit comfortably and learn how to properly care for a senior’s mouth after tooth loss.

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