Among many recent advances in the medical field, we are becoming more aware of the connection between gum health and overall wellness every year. 2015 saw some new research in this department, with more awareness than ever before placed on the link between periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. Both chronic, non-curable diseases, the similarities between the two are surprising… and may have something to do with the connection. Read on to learn more, and about what it may mean for the health care of your loved one.
LifeCycle Dental Blog
February 18, 2016
January 28, 2016
Having a well-fitting denture is about more than just comfort, even though that’s a major consideration, too. Dentures that don’t fit quite right can cause a whole host of problems: bone loss, infection and poor nutrition are a few of the most common. Keep reading to learn why it’s absolutely crucial for denture-wearers to enjoy a device that fits right, every single time — and what you can do to make sure your loved one benefits from properly functioning dentures in 2016.
November 12, 2015
Life Cycle Dental says teeth and gums affect overall health. Learn what diseases show in the mouth and what oral health does for overall wellness of seniors.
More than 35 million Americans are 65 and older, states the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, and the senior population grows each year. That means oral health care for seniors must increase, too.
October 29, 2015
As people age, their dental needs change, too. Professional demands no longer call for dazzling white teeth, and certain procedures may just put too much stress on an aging mouth. That’s why preventive care is especially crucial in older adults. At LifeCycle Dental, we recognize that the best route for ensuring excellent oral health for senior citizens is placing a focus on preventing problems before they even start — keep reading to learn more about preventive care through assisted living dental services from the LifeCycle team today.