Advancing in age can be hard on a body and the mouth, senior patients often struggle with their oral health and care. There are several ways you can assist your senior family members with their oral care. It is important to make sure their dentist knows all medications and symptoms they are having as well.
Be sure your senior family is able to maintain their oral health with or without help, we are happy to see your family member and aid in questions you may have. When you bring your family member in for an appointment please be sure they bring a list of all their medications as some medications can cause oral health issues.
Dr. Felicity is a National Board Certified Dentist and a Longtime resident of Charleston.