• Brush at least twice daily.
  • Ask your dentist about assitive devices for oral care if you have manual dexterity issues.
  • Rinse with water immediately after eating or drinking sugary foods.
  • Have regular dental exams : recessed gums can lead to “root decay”.
  • Even if you wear dentures, make sure the soft tissues of your mouth are healthy
  • Inform your dentist of any medications you are taking or changes in your health
  • Ask your dentist how to deal with a dry mouth.
  • Discuss all tooth-replacement options with your dentist to ensure that you make an informed choice based on your health.