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Getting Older? Why Your Teeth and Gums Are Important for Good Health (Multimedia)

Like the rest of the body, the mouth changes with age - but understanding these changes makes it easier to maintain a healthy mouth and teeth.

Review Date: November 12, 2012

Healthy Roads Media

State Dental Programs for the Elderly and Disabled

This site provides a link for local services available in each state offering free, comprehensive dental care for individuals with special needs, including elderly, disabled, and medically compromised adults.

Review Date: April 03, 2014

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped

Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth

This fact sheet illustrates the proper method for cleaning the teeth and gums. Resources for finding low cost dental care are provided as well.

Review Date: November 12, 2012

NIH National Institute on Aging Information Center