Dentistry for Seniors

More Than Half of Older Americans Skip Dental Checkups

It’s easy to make excuses for skipping a dental checkup if you aren’t experiencing any problems. But regular checkups are important to stay on top of oral health. Skipping checkups can exacerbate existing problems that you aren’t aware of yet. And even if your teeth are in perfect health, checkups can prevent future […]

Four Reasons Why You Should Take Your Dentures Out Before Bed

Dentures are a great option if you are looking to replace missing teeth, and they have come a long way from the poorly made dentures that our grandparents wore. While dentures are great for opening up more food options, giving you a more natural smile, and speaking more clearly, the one major downside is that […]

With More Teeth Than Ever, Senior’s Dental Needs Are Changing

According to a report released in May by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the rate of toothlessness among the nation's elderly has dropped dramatically. This means that senior dental care is changing from a dentures-focused care to focus more and more on maintaining and retaining the remaining teeth.

A Fast Decline in Edentulous Rates

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