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Oral Care for People With Dementia: Tips for Helping a Loved One

senior man with dementia brushing teeth

Oral hygiene is an important part of maintaining overall health. Poor dental health can lead to bad breath, gingivitis, tooth decay, or other problems and can make chewing or talking more difficult. The daily oral care needs for a person with Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia can change as the disease progresses. Over time, […]

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