What if you couldn’t talk? Couldn’t eat? Couldn’t swallow? One in three seniors may develop these symptoms of dry mouth. If untreated, dry mouth can lead to tooth decay and gum disease in the short term, and then heart disease and diabetes later.
The Washington Dental Service Foundation wants to raise awareness among young seniors about the consequences of dry mouth and preventative measures.
“If you’re not producing enough saliva to neutralize acids, kill fungi and …Read more ›