Tooth Loss in Seniors: Causes, Effects, and Solutions

Tooth Loss in Seniors: Causes, Effects, and Solutions

Everyone is born with one set of adult teeth that allow them to eat, influence how they speak, and shape their face. The longer an adult lives, the more wear and tear their teeth experience. In addition, natural anatomical changes to the jaw and chronic oral diseases influence the stability and integrity of teeth. While…

Senior Dental Care

Senior Dental Care

Older adults are more susceptible to dental problems than younger adults. Years of use, loss of insurance coverage, physical limitations that keep them from sitting through dental appointments, and neglect of routine oral hygiene due to memory loss and dementia contribute to oral health issues. Dental problems worsen over time and eventually affect overall health….