It’s common for many senior citizens to face a variety of health problems, and this means that their oral health issues can sometimes take the backseat. Unfortunately, problems like arthritis or neurological issues may prevent some senior citizens from being able to care for their oral health properly.
Below are a few of the oral health problems that can afflict senior citizens and how these problems can be avoided: Gum Disease – Gum disease can affect people of any age, but the risk increases as you age. Gum disease is often painless in its early stages, which makes regular dental checkups even more important.
Properly caring for the teeth can prevent almost all of the above problems. Here at Severance Dental, we’re proud to care for patients of all ages. To make an appointment, please call or visit our Severance, Colorado dental office today. Also serving Ault, CO. You can find an Ault dentist, or Ault family dentist here.
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