Older Adults' Dental Care ; dental professionals need to carefully assess their older patients' capabilities. Reduced Dexterity
At home, many older people may find maintaining their oral hygiene difficult. Stiff joints, hand tremors and poor motor skills may make it difficult to hold a toothbrush. Less efficient brushing may lead to increased plaque accumulation, which increases the risk of dental caries and periodontal disease.
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