Dental Wellness Tips for Prevention While Aging

As we age, we discover all sorts of new aches and pains, but exercise and a healthy diet can help postpone, or even prevent, all types of woes. The same is true for our oral health. If we don’t practice preventative measures, we may end up experiencing some costly issues.


Adult and Senior Citizen Dental Issues

Xerostomia, Gum Disease Among Dental Problems Adults Over 50 May Experience.

The Huffington Post (11/26) carries an article from the American Grandparents Association discussing several steps people over age 50 can take to address dental problems they may experience, such as oral cancer, xerostomia, tooth decay, gum disease, and bruxism. For example, the article discusses the benefits of oral cancer screenings for early detection, fluoride to help prevent dental decay, and regular dental visits to help prevent gum disease. provides oral health information for patients at various life stages, including for adults over 40 and adults over 60.

The Oral Health Topics on and provide additional information on oral and oropharyngeal cancer for dental professionals and patients, as well as information on xerostomia for dental professionals and for patients.

Information about fluoride is available at also provides additional information for patients on gum disease and bruxism.

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