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Besides age, what things can affect seniors’ dental health?

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Age isn’t the only thing that affects oral health. Some medical conditions, such as arthritis in the hands and fingers, may make brushing or flossing teeth difficult or impossible. Drugs can also affect oral health and may make you need different dental treatment.

From: Dental Care for Seniors WebMD Medical Reference

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American Dental Association.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on April 23, 2019

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American Dental Association.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on April 23, 2019

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