How do I benefit from on-site treatment?
No transportation concerns to a dental office
Comfort of being treated in familiar surroundings
Close communication with the support staff
The hygienist becomes part of your support network
Why do I need my teeth cleaned professionally?
Living in a long term care facility means special attention when it comes to oral health care.
Soft sugary diets and limited dexterity contribute to tooth decay and gum disease.
Problems in the mouth can affect your overall health and wellness. Research indicates a direct link between oral health and illnesses such as cardiovascular (heart & stroke), lung disease and diabetes.
Bacteria from gum disease can find their way into the bloodstream, complicating existing medical conditions.
I have dentures.
Why do I need an oral assessment?
Help to rule out oral cancer and other oral diseases
Evaluate the fit and cleanliness of the denture
Label the dentures with your name for identification