Oral Health for Seniors

Medications, diet, general aging, and more can all bring about changes in a person’s dental and oral health. Within this section, you will find information to help both older adults and their caregivers to maintain strong oral health for years to come.

Common Oral Conditions

Impacts of Chronic Illnesses on Oral Health

  • Alzheimer's Disease
    How to help someone with Alzheimer’s and the common associated oral issues.
  • Stroke
    Common dental problems and helping someone who has suffered a stroke with daily dental care.
  • Cancer Treatment
    Common side effects of cancer treatment, how to care for oral health and talking to a dental professional.
  • Diabetes
    Common problems, how to care for oral health and talking to a dental professional.
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) 
    Affects of MS on dental health, daily tips and suggestions for dental visits.

More Oral Health Information