What happens to your teeth when you get older?

What happens to your teeth when you get older?

As we age, we start to experience all kinds of oral health issues. So it’s important to give our teeth and gums extra care and attention to keep them healthy in our later years. While things have improved greatly from 100 years ago, when full dentures were a...
Getting your wisdom teeth removed

Getting your wisdom teeth removed

Wisdom teeth – your third set of molars – are the last permanent teeth to emerge from your gums, and typically, they appear between the ages of 17 and 25 years. Since these teeth don’t come until you are older and “wiser”, they are...
Oral health care for seniors (60+)

Oral health care for seniors (60+)

As we advance in age, oral health issues can creep up on us without our realising it. Understanding the special oral health conditions that affect seniors is an important first step to recognising their symptoms, and seeking timely treatment. While daily brushing,...