Did you brush, floss, and rinse today? WebMD guest expert Henry S. Lodge, MD, says taking care of your mouth is one easy thing you can do to stay healthy as you get older.
Gum disease and tooth decay are major problems of aging, but you can prevent them easily. Talk to your dental hygienist to make sure you're brushing and flossing right. Brushing too hard can hurt your gums, and flossing too deeply can cause bleeding.
How well do you take care of your mouth?