Chronic diseases not only affect senior dental patients’ overall health, but may also have negative effects on their oral health. A key part of geriatric dentistry is helping elderly patients maintain a healthy mouth when they are coping with a systemic condition.
New research from Colgate reveals how little we know about the health of our mouths despite 84% of Europeans claiming to lead a healthy lifestyle. More than nine in 10 say they proactively look after their health (93%) but only 15% of the respondents polled across Europe view the health of their mouth as a priority.
The Fit 4 Prevention Mindset: 1) Maintaining Teeth for Life – A shared goal for patients and dental professionals. “We are treating patients, not teeth!” Patients love positive motivation, as much as they hate the drill! Keep the following principles top of mind, to get permanently Fit 4 Prevention.
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