Dental Care for Senior Citizens

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There are many problems that come with the advancement in age, oral health problems being one of them. Gum problems, tooth sensitivity, tooth loss and dryness of mouth are only a few problems faced by them which makes dental care for seniors  a lot more important.

1) Dryness of Mouth

With increase in age, the capacity of the salivary glands to release saliva decreases, which makes the mouth dry. Dryness of mouth could also be caused due to medical treatments. Saliva plays an important role to keep the mouth moist, damp and fights bacteria.

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