Monthly Archives: May, 2017

Dental Care Tips for Dementia Caregivers

BY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION Dental care is one of the most challenging aspects of Alzheimer’s and dementia caregiving. Proper oral care is necessary to prevent eating difficulties, digestive problems and infections. As a caregiver, you may have to assist with dental hygiene or take a more hands-on approach. Below are helpful tips from professionals at the...

Xerostomia – The villain known as DRY MOUTH

by House Call Dentists Seniors often suffer from Dry Mouth, which is a lack of sufficient saliva, making your mouth feel like a desert. However, Dry Mouth is not a normal part of aging. Why is it a problem? Your mouth produces up to 1 liter of saliva every day to help keep your mouth moist and...