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  • Maintaining dental hygiene is often one of the most difficult objectives for a family caregiver. Dementia patients often stop partaking in personal care routines and it is up to their caregivers to help them with these tasks.

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  • 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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  • The AgingCare.com 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.

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  • Seniors are more susceptible to certain oral health problems, like dry mouth, gum disease, and tooth loss, but they are also less likely than ever to have employer-sponsored dental insurance. That means it’s up to you to explore options for covering both routine exams and more specialized dental procedures.

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