How Often Should a Senior Citizen Go to the Dentist?

How Often Should a Senior Citizen Go to the Dentist?


people are keeping their teeth longer
than ever that means senior citizens still need to practice good oral hygiene
and schedule regular dental check-ups how often you need to visit the dentist
is determined by your oral health senior citizens need to be aware of the signs
of periodontal disease like receding or swollen gums receding gums can also lead
to root cavities if you wear dentures your dentists can verify they still fit
properly and make any necessary adjustments your dentist will check your
mouth and throat for any signs of oral cancers such as a sore discoloration or
swelling you should never wait until your mouth
hurts to visit the dentist eat healthy meals brush twice a day and floss daily
regular dental maintenance can help you keep your smile for a lifetime for the
ADA dental minute I’m doctor Maria Lopez Howell

Author: Kevin Mason

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