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Older Americans are keeping their natural teeth longer.1 New technology and treatments are helping, but preventive care will always be the best way to maintain good oral health.
Here are some oral health tips for seniors to keep your mouth healthy for years to come.
Brushing cleans the surface of your teeth. It’s also important to clean between your teeth once a day with
Most sources of tap water contain fluoride, which helps prevent tooth decay. Drinking water also helps avoid or relieve
Lean proteins and dairy products help strengthen teeth. Nuts provide protein and minerals, and fresh fruits and vegetables help increase saliva and clean your teeth while chewing. For more information, check out these
Regular checkups and cleanings are important at any age. They help your dentist monitor your oral health and spot problems before they start. If you’re on medication, or plan to start new medication, be sure to tell your dentist at your next visit.
If you’re looking for dental insurance, Humana can help. We offer a broad range of dental plans with varying levels of coverage, many with affordable monthly premiums. Some of our plans also feature no waiting periods, which means you could get covered in about 5 days. To see plans and prices in your area, check out our Humana dental insurance page.
From budget-friendly monthly premiums to low office-visit copays, Humana has a dental plan that is sure to fit your needs.
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