DENTAL CARE IN OLD AGES PEOPLE

GOOD ORAL HEALTH IS IMPORTANT FOR THE GENERAL HEALTH

Good oral health is important for the general health and well being of older people.oral health means more than good teeth.the major issues affecting gum diseases due to poor oral health which have adverse impact on general health
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what gum disease?

Puffy and may bleed during brushing or flossing ,its major cause of tooth loss.it's also known as periodontal disease.in beginning stages it's often detected by dentist during regular checkup.
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What are the causes of gum diease?

Sticky,virtually invisible film that collects on teeth every day known as plaque.when it's not removed from tooth regularlly it forms a hard porous substance called calclus irritates gums.A number of ather factors can be contribute to severity of gum diseases and the rate at which it progress among them are:

*Soking or chewing tobacco

*Poor oral hyegine

*Cleanching or grinding teeth

*Poor diet

*Systemic diseases such as diabetes

*Certain medications

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