If you are a senior considering dental implants, you may have to worry about issues other dental patients don't have to think about. For example, you may need more time to recover after receiving your implants. My name is Jodi, and I've been working with seniors for years. I decided to create this blog to help the seniors I can't meet in person. In this space, I'm going to post entries on everything related to dental implants and seniors. From tips on flossing implants after arthritis has claimed some of your dexterity, to guiding you through the implants-vs-dentures debate, this blog is designed for you. Thanks for reading. I hope you find what you need!
Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory autoimmune condition which can increase the risk of you developing gum disease, which can result in swelling, pain, bleeding and bad breath. Below is a guide to all you need to know about the link between rheumatoid arthritis and gum disease.
Below is a list of risk factors which can increase the likelihood that someone with rheumatoid arthritis will develop gum disease.
Preventing the development of gum disease
Below are some steps you can take to help to minimise the risk that you will develop gum disease:
If you have any concerns about your oral health, you should contact a dentist today. They will be able to carry out an assessment of your teeth and gums before carrying out any necessary treatment.Share