5 Oral Health Concerns to Look Out for As You Age

Oral Health Concerns for Aging Adults | Imagine Dentistry at the Arboretum
With regular dental care and good daily habits, you'll likely have your teeth for a lifetime. As you get older, however, natural changes in both your mouth and general health can put you at risk of dental problems. Knowing the vulnerabilities that come with aging will allow you to effectively manage your oral health care, and prevent these dental complications.


Risks for Tooth and Root Decay

 


Dry Mouth

Elderly adults often suffer from dry mouth because of conditions requiring treatment or medications that have side effects. This includes cancer treatment or the use of cardiovascular medications. ... Read more

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