dental health for seniors

Oral Health Care For Seniors

For carers or family members: Dental visits: Inform the Dentist of any changes to the patient’s mouth or to their Medical History. Assist the Dentist when they are showing the patient how to care for their teeth as the patient will feel more comfortable if you are involved. At home care: Show the patient how […]

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Dentures

What is a Denture? A Denture is a removable appliance designed as a replacement for missing teeth and the tissues connected to those teeth. Dentures are made of acrylic, plastic, sometimes porcelain and metal materials. A Denture closely resembles natural gum tissue and teeth. What types of Dentures are there? Complete Dentures Complete Dentures are […]

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Wisdom Teeth Removal

What are wisdom teeth? Wisdom teeth are also called third molars and usually do not push through the gums until late teens, twenties or even older – hence the name “wisdom” teeth. Wisdom Teeth are usually the last teeth to push through the gums. Does everyone have wisdom teeth? Not everyone has wisdom teeth. Most […]

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Dental Fluorosis

What is Dental Fluorosis? Dental Fluorosis is the change of colour and appearance of the tooth’s enamel. The most common form of Fluorosis can be seen as white marks on the surface of the tooth. Below is a picture of a mild-severe case of Dental Fluorosis.   Who gets Dental Fluorosis and how can it […]

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