Dental Problems of Seniors and Tentative Measure for Them

Everybody wishes a healthy dental life. As you get older, you probably notice that not everything gets easier. Some of the more common dental problems can be diminished or avoided with proper dental hygiene throughout life. Seniors face a number of potential dental problems due to the overall effects of aging on dental health. If … Continue reading

Dentists: Caring For Senior Citizens

This article is a focused on the services that dentists extend for their older clients. It also cites several problems that usually occur in the elderly. Dentists serve people of all ages and the elderly are particularly special because many dental problems usually occur during this age. Age may have something to do with the … Continue reading

KPCC: Restoration of Medi-Cal dental coverage comes too late for many

Adrian Florido  Adrian Florido| Miriam Martinez has had to have five molars pulled because of decay. “If I’d had dental insurance, I’d still have my teeth,” the 52-year-old said. Miriam Martinez’s mouth is a testament to what it means to be poor and without dental coverage. Several front teeth are capped with metal. She’s had three … Continue reading

SF Chronicle: Dental clinic proves importance of care

Drew Joseph Updated 10:45 pm, Thursday, January 31, 2013 Jabari Kelly showed up at San Francisco General Hospital‘s dental clinic last Friday looking like he was hiding a golf ball in his left cheek. He had been in pain for three weeks. The 36-year-old San Francisco man had an infected wisdom tooth, and swelling had spread into his jaw … Continue reading

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