Oral Health For Older Adults

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Oral Health For Older Adults

  1. 1. You Can Make the Difference… In the prevention of dental diseases
  2. 2. Gingival Health Healthy Unhealthy
  3. 3. Tooth Anatomy
  4. 4. Biofilm
  5. 5. Dental Decay
  6. 6. Periodontal Disease Periodontal = around the tooth Bacteria enters bone Causes infection Effects entire body
  7. 7. The Key… Prevention
  8. 8. How? Toothbrushing Flossing Removable Prosthesis Care
  9. 9. Toothbrushing
  10. 10. Flossing
  11. 11. Denture Care
  12. 12. Oral Hygiene Techniques Toothbrushing Flossing
  13. 13. Additional Information Mouth Props
  14. 14. Additional Information Dry Mouth
  15. 15. Additional Information Chlorhexidine
  16. 16. Additional Information Mouth Swabs
  17. 17. Additional Information Fluoride Varnish

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