Maintaining good oral health is important for your overall health and wellbeing. To help to reduce the risk of developing poor oral and dental health, it’s important to establish a dental care programme.
By encouraging good dental care, you reduce the chance that more extensive dental procedures are needed later on, while also having the benefit of preventing eating difficulties, digestive problems, and infections. Here are some tips to help maintain good oral health even as dementia progresses.
Thomas’ mother, who lives with Alzheimer’s Disease, gave him had a rude shock one morning. When he awoke at 3 am and came out for a drink, he found his mother wandering around the dark kitchen in her nightgown. When quizzed on what she was doing, all she did was smile and say hello, while being unable to explain her bewildering action.
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