Seniors and Dental Health: A Comprehensive Guide to a Healthy Mouth
According to the American Dental Association, 68% of older adults suffer from gum disease, and nearly 20% have untreated cavities. Without proper dental care, seniors are at higher risk for serious medical issues beyond oral health problems.
Caring.com has recently published a valuable resource that provides information for older adults and their caregivers on the risk factors associated with oral health problems, and offers guidance on dental health solutions, dental hygiene tips, and free and low-cost dental care.
You can read their guide here.
Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. Caring.com has been featured by the AARP, The Administration for Community Living, The National Legal Resource Center, and Forbes, as well as referenced by many governmental agencies and organizations across the internet.