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Behind The Scenes: The Nursing Home’s Take On Oral Care

We have previously discussed issues surrounding nursing homes and dental care. For those who are interested in taking a behind-the-scenes glimpse into these problems, read The Problems Of Dental Health In Nursing Homes And Why We Need To Fix It. While there is great insight that can be gleaned from taking a look inside the [...]

By | August 27th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on Behind The Scenes: The Nursing Home’s Take On Oral Care

Nursing Homes Are Sacrificing Dental Care: What You Can Do To Stop It

The current state of many nursing homes across the country is disheartening. Seniors who come to these assisted living facilities require quality care because they can no longer function independently enough to be trusted alone at home. While family members can absolutely assist their loves ones in certain circumstances, there are often physical, mental, and [...]

By | August 26th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on Nursing Homes Are Sacrificing Dental Care: What You Can Do To Stop It

The Major Ways Age Affects Oral Health

As our parent’s age, more responsibility is put on our shoulders to pay attention to potential health concerns - making sure they don’t physically exert themselves and break any bones, they are receiving the right nutrition, and that they are taking their prescription medications for any medical condition they have been diagnosed with. While these [...]

By | August 25th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on The Major Ways Age Affects Oral Health

Why Is Seeing A Dentist So Challenging For The Elderly?

Good oral hygiene is paramount across all ages, but it becomes even more critical later in life. Despite more awareness being brought to the forefront about the urgency for better dental care for seniors, proper - and even adequate - care is still severely lacking. The American Dental Association has found that over one fifth [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on Why Is Seeing A Dentist So Challenging For The Elderly?

How Poor Oral Hygiene Can Cause High Blood Pressure

Researchers have already established a connection between heart disease and poor oral health. Since hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a risk factor associated with cardiovascular disease, it would make logical sense that this condition would also be a result of a lack of oral care. Many question the legitimacy of this correlation because they [...]

By | August 16th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on How Poor Oral Hygiene Can Cause High Blood Pressure

Senior Dentistry: Finding The Right Dentist For Your Loved One

You probably don’t go to the same dentist you did when you were younger. You may have discovered a more qualified dentist in your area, or perhaps you didn’t have the best relationship with your previous dentist and eventually found someone who you connect with on a deeper level. It’s not uncommon to go through [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on Senior Dentistry: Finding The Right Dentist For Your Loved One

The Biggest Dental Concerns Facing The Aging Population

The baby boomer generation is now finally starting to hit their mid- to late-sixties. The rapidly increasing number of seniors means that the field of dentistry will be hit with an onslaught of challenges in the near future. In the past, dentures were the typical path for people during the later season of their lives. [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Onsite Dentists of Texas|Comments Off on The Biggest Dental Concerns Facing The Aging Population