How to Help an Elderly Parent Brush Their Teeth | MouthHealthy - Oral Health Information from the ADA

My Elderly Parent Is Having Trouble Brushing Every Day. How Can I Help?

Taking care of your teeth as you get older is important for your dental and overall health. Still, other health issues can make the act of brushing, especially twice a day, more difficult with age. Find out which tool ADA dentist Dr. Alice Boghosian says may help elderly people and those who live in nursing homes.

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