Oral/dental care is an extremely important procedure for your elders, that needs to be done correctly.
Reason: Researchers now believe that oral disease can allow bacteria to enter the bloodstream and cause cardiovascular problems, including heart attack and stroke.
But here's the problem: Research shows that oral care, often, is not done properly. All too frequently, it's a hurried process done negligently and with little respect for the elder.
This article gives the basics of a good oral care program, and the reason it's so important to you elders.