Oral health education is valuable for seniors, their caregivers, and for people with barriers to accessing traditional dental care services. Understanding the risks for neglecting your oral hygiene can put things into perspective. Seniors with poor oral health are in a higher risk-category for stroke, heart attack and aspiration pneumonia. This educational presentation outlines some insightful facts and helpful home dental care tips for seniors and people with disabilities. A
If you are an Ontario resident in need of dentures, you’ll be pleased to know that you are offered significant assistance from two groups. One is the Ontario Works Dental Program and the other is the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). While the amount of assistance is dependent upon eligibility in both cases, this is excellent news for the entire community, particularly those without other dental insurance. You will no longer need to suffer from dental pain or ill-fit
You’ve reached a turning point in your life and are about to complete your final denture fitting. If you’re hoping to walk out of your dental provider’s office with shiny new dentures and bite into that beautiful red apple, perhaps some clarification is in order. To begin, dentures are not the same as your natural teeth. Whether you have been without those teeth for ten days or ten years, your dentures will not feel the way that those teeth did. Let’s talk about pain first.