Taking care of our teeth becomes more challenging as we get older. Gum disease and tooth decay are some of the most common problems in adults. Here are some few things that seniors can do to improve their oral health.
– Brush and floss twice daily with toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush.
– If arthritis is making brushing difficult, you can talk to your dentist about dental products that you can use to make the process easier.
– Attend regular dental checkups and oral cancer screenings.
Diabetes, Osteoporosis and smoking can also further existing gum disease.
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