Getting Old Ain't for the Faint of Heart!

Xerostomia, Gum Disease Among Dental Problems Adults Over 50 May Experience.

The Huffington Post (11/26) carries an article from the American Grandparents Association discussing several steps people over age 50 can take to address dental problems they may experience, such as oral cancer, xerostomia, tooth decay, gum disease, and bruxism. For example, the article discusses the benefits of oral cancer screenings for early detection, fluoride to help prevent dental decay, and regular dental visits to help prevent gum disease.