Dental Articles for Individuals

Dental Articles for Individuals

Should I Have Dental Insurance As A Senior?

Senior man with granddaughter, laughing with teeth showing

Keeping up with oral care as you age is pretty darn important! The scary thing about aging is that you don’t know what lies ahead. The same is true at any age, but the older we get, the more susceptible we are to disease and the decaying of teeth and gums.

It may not come as a surprise, but dry mouth is a side-effect to over 500 medications.* Anxiety, asthma, and depression are among the many diagnoses which have medications that may have an effect that could potentially lead to cavities. We know yet another thing to worry about. We believe knowing what may or may not lie ahead helps you plan for those unexpected moments.

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4 Habits Seniors Should Embrace For Good Oral Care

Senior man and woman with great teeth at kitchen counter smiling and gazing at each other fondly

How long do you think it takes to form a habit? Well, on average, it takes more than two months before a new behavior becomes automatic — 66 days to be exact. Whether these tasks are already a frequent occurrence, or you need to start putting an emphasis on change, they’ll help your smile and health stand the test of time.

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Dental Insurance Helps Seniors Save Money

Senior couple walking along the beach

Taking care of yourself and your body is a top priority as you age. Staying healthy can help you stay younger longer, but it is important to stay knowledgeable about potential happenings so you can safeguard yourself against future problems.

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