- Good oral health is important for every age group.
- A proper oral health practice is essential for everyone.
- Various oral problems are known to expert
Each age group has other dental problems which should be noted by parents in palliative patients or by individuals themselves and consulted by the dentists. Each age group should follow a dental care. For children it is very important to build healthy teeth for a lifetime, while healthy teeth are required for adults. In addition to healthy oral exercises, calcium intake must also be monitored to ensure the development of teeth and bones. Here are some age-related dental issues that should be carefully monitored.
Pediatric Oral Care:
- There are some common problems that should be identified by parents and queried by periodontists:
- Soft and hard deposits of teeth
- Disintegration / cavities (blackish discoloration with destruction of the enamel and layer it if not)
- Alignment of teeth
- Retained deciduous teeth (eruption of permanent teeth in the presence of their primary counterpart)
- Pre Mature deciduous tooth loss due to disintegration
Oral care problems in adults:  Deposits on teeth (hard and soft)
Geriatric oral care / elderly patients:
- Decreased salivation or dry mouth [häufiger] in women)
- Inability to apply chewing force while eating
- Pain in the jaw joints after tooth loss
- Problems with dentures
How is basic oral hygiene maintained?
Brush teeth twice daily with toothbrush and toothpaste in vertical strokes
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Written by: Varsha Vats
Source: Onlymyhealth Editorial Staff March 20, 2019