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How and why does thrush affect seniors?

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As people age, they’re more at risk for oral health problems. Thrush is one of them. It happens when drugs that affect the immune system trigger the overgrowth of the fungus Candida albicans in the mouth.

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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