Keep it up!

January 5, 2019

Maintaining dental health can be stressful as you age, but keeping a good habit of daily oral care can be especially helpful and beneficial. 

 

Here are 4 ways you can get started:

 

  1. Fluoride is just as important!

    1. Research states that older adults are prone to an increased risk of cavities, therefore, by using fluoride toothpaste and drinking fluoridated water can decrease the risk of oral cavities.  
       

  2. Got dry mouth symptoms? 

    1. Here are some at-home remedies for reducing dry mouth symptoms:

      1. Use a moisturizing mouthwash or spray 

      2. Chew sugar-less gum 

      3. Use an artificial saliva product 
         

  3. Take care of your dentures

    1. Use denture specialized toothpaste to clean daily, following flossing between the implants before putting back the dentures. 
       

  4. Watch out for gum disease

    1. Book for regular check-ups with your dentist to avoid gum disease! 

 

 

 

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