Oral health is essential throughout a person's life as it has a profound effect on one's overall wellness and quality of living. There is a higher risk of poor oral health for aging adults, caused by decreased mobility, memory loss, and lack of dental insurance. Common oral health problems among seniors include:
Regularly visiting the dentist is essential for senior dental health. However, for many Americans, dental insurance is tied to employment and ends at retirement. Availing of dental insurance can seem like a low priority amid other significant life changes associated with retirement. If you are a senior or taking care of an aging loved one, it's essential to know the different insurance plans available that could help make dental health more accessible. You can learn more by visiting: Caring.com
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