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Healthy Teeth and Gums for Adults 40-60

September 30, 2014

Sore Gums and Teeth on Adults 40-60

Keep your smile forever. You may be getting older but your oral health doesn’t have to suffer.

We all know life can be busy, but don’t neglect your oral health. Your dental care is just as important now as it was when you were a kid. Untreated dental disease can lead to serious health problems such as infection, sore gums and teeth, damage to bone or nerve and tooth loss. Brush your teeth twice a day, floss once a day and see your dentist regularly. This simple routine can help you remain Mouth Healthy for Life.

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Did you know that the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has three or more decayed or missing teeth? If you are missing one or more teeth, there are plenty of reasons to correct the problem. Talk to your dentist for more information about improving your smile.

To learn more, visit our other Adults 40-60 pages on MouthHealthy:

  • Healthy Habits
  • Concerns unique to you
  • Nutrition tips

Then test yourself with the Fact or Fiction Adults 40-60 quiz. Keeping your mouth healthy and prevent sore gums and teeth now.


Monique Ashurst
Monique Ashurst
Dental Manager
Cary Sevilla
Cary Sevilla
Dental Assistant


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