Senior Citizens and Oral Health

Your health needs change throughout the stages of your life. Be that as it may, you still need to care for your teeth and mouth. As you get older, you are at a higher risk for gum disease, dry mouth, sensitive teeth, and cavities. In particular, older people are prone to cavities at the roots of their teeth. This is... read more »

Are You a Senior with Dry Mouth?

Are you a senior suffering with dry mouth? Our Kevin J. Reece, DDS dental team strongly recommends doing everything you can to treat the problem and improve your oral health. You can start doing so by making an appointment with your dentist, Dr. Kevin J. Reece, as soon as possible. Dry mouth is a condition that develops when you have... read more »

How Does Saliva Help Create a Healthy Smile?

Our goal today is to show you how important a healthy mouth is for your smile, by discussing the role saliva plays in this process. Most people know that the teeth and gums are essential to a healthy smile, but without healthy saliva production, your teeth and gums would suffer. What is saliva's job in the mouth? Saliva works to wash... read more »