Seniors May Lack Access to Quality Dental Care and Are Highest At-Risk Group for Periodontal Disease
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Dental Care is essential, yet often lacking for individuals aged 65 and up. Hamlin Dental Group helps bridge the gap. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the US, the state of our oral health is certainly cause for concern. In fact, an alarming 75% of the population is currently afflicted with some form of periodontal disease, according to the CDC. Moreover, the risk of gum diseases increases with age. It gets worse, because a shocking 1 out of every 4 Americans over the age o...