May 16, 2014
A common belief associated with aging is the expectation of losing your natural teeth. Seniors, fret not—today, approximately 75 percent of people over age 65 have kept some or all of their natural teeth.
May is National Older Americans Month, and despite the growing percentage of seniors retaining their teeth, it is vital your oral health is not overlooked as you age. For this reason, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) is stressing the importance of practicing proper oral health care at any age. A lifelong dedication to these good habits can help ensure healthy smiles for a lifetime.
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SOURCE: Pennsylvania Dental Association