Keep Your Mouth Healthy - Oral Care for Older Adults
Oral health is important for people of all ages. But the simple routine you learned as a kid—brush your teeth twice a day and floss regularly—can become more of a challenge as you get older. Among adults ages 75 and up, about 1 in 4 has lost all natural teeth, largely because of gum disease and tooth decay.
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- SourceUrl: https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/issue/oct2015/feature2
- Syndication ID: 3664
- Language: English
- Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- Date Syndication Captured: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 04:59 PM
- Date Syndication Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 12:07 AM
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