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Senior Smiles

A healthy mouth is more than just a nice smile. It helps you to eat, drink, talk and smile. And since oral health and overall health are connected, having a healthy smile can help keep the rest of your body healthy, too. DDF has these great educational materials and resources:

Senior Smiles: Cavities don’t stop with childhood. Maintaining a good oral health care routine, with regular visits to the dentist, is important for seniors who want to keep their smiles.

Medications and Your Mouth: Medications are designed to help you feel better, but some can have negative side effects on your oral health.

Oral Health and Caregivers: When an older adult enters a long-term care facility, family and caregivers need to make sure oral hygiene remains a priority.

Caring for Your Dentures: Wearing dentures doesn’t mean you have to hide from the camera. With routine dental visits and good oral health, you can smile for years to come.

Visit Delta Dental of Indiana for more resources

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