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Dental Care for People Over 50

Take care of your teeth and they will take care of you. Here's information, of special interest to people over 50, on good dental care and dental health.

How Regular Dental Cleaning Improves Your Health
Poor oral hygiene contributes to more than just an unattractive smile and bad breath. People who don’t take care of their teeth by getting a regular dental cleaning put themselves at risk for a variety of dental and medical problems.

Dry Mouth is Common Among Seniors
Dry mouth (xerostomia) is common among older adults, according to Tammy Davenport, About.com Guide to Dentistry, and dry mouth can lead to tooth loss and gum disease. Learn more about dry mouth, and the importance of good oral hygiene for older adults.

Practice Good Dental Care to Prevent Tooth Loss

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