We are happy to announce the latest text on Oral Health and Aging co-edited by Dr. Christie Hogue has been released has released and published through Springer Publishing. This book provides a comprehensive review by an international group of authors regarding the assessment and management of older people with oral health care needs. This text serves as a valuable and practical resource for dentists, geriatricians, speech pathologists, dietitians, researchers, and health care professionals who want to provide comprehensive, patient-centered, oral health care to older adults. This text identifies inequalities in oral health of minorities and elderly populations which is needed to achieve health equity. It identifies Oral Health Disparities in minorities and elderly patients with chronic diseases and disproportionate burden of oral disease and tooth loss which often lead to complications in comorbidities. Determine social and cultural conditions that might be altered by healthcare programs and health policies. Discusses recent initiatives leading to a much greater emphasis on the oral health promotion and prevention, describes improvements in pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches, special population in geriatrics and the important role of barriers to oral health care in geriatrics.
Resource GUIDE For Professionals
As the population ages, there are several adaptive tools one can use to aid in maintaining their quality of life. The Mouth Mirrors team of Dental Geriatricians have identified these products for individuals facing barriers to daily oral care and living. They can be useful for individuals, caregivers, and residents that are homebound and in long term care facilities. Our providers have used these products with patients for years and now we’ve populated them in one place for you. We do receive a small commission which supports scholarships and continued research in aging and oral health. We hope you find them helpful too!
As the population ages, there are several adaptive tools one can use to aid in maintaining their quality of life. The Mouth Mirrors team of Dental Geriatricians have identified these products for individuals facing barriers to daily oral care. They can be useful for individuals, caregivers, and residents that are homebound and in long term care facilities. Our providers have used these products with patients for years and now receive a small commission which supports scholarships and continued research in aging and oral health. we hope you find them helpful too!
3-Sided Toothbrush Assistive Device
3-Sided Toothbrush – Assistive Device for Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities. Simultaneously cleans the biting surface and the sides of your teeth removing food debris and plaque.
Portable Dental Floss Holder
Portable Dental Floss Holder with carrying case.
Disposable Suction Toothbrush Kit
Disposable suction toothbrush kit to aid in mouth care.
Biotene Dry Mouth Oral Rinse
Triple Pack – Dry mouth mouthwash, dry mouth spray, moisturizing Gel Kit
Helps to soothe and protect oral tissues
Oral-B Mouth Sore Rinse
Oral rinse to aid in soothing sores within the mouth.
Brilliant Can’t Miss Tooth Brush
Ultra Soft Toothbrush
Cancer and Chemotherapy Brush/ Oral Surgery post -surgical care
COVID-19 Antigen Self-Test
At home COVID-19 Test
Results within 15- min
DemeTech N95 Respirator Mask
DemeTech N95 Respirator Mask
Denture Care Kit
Includes denture holder and bath and denture brush with case
4-piece stainless steel adaptive silverware with light weighted foam grip handles. This assistive device is useful for individuals with Arthritis/Weak Hand Grip/Compromised Manual Dexterity – includes travel pouch.
Adaptive Toothbrush Holder
Dishwasher safe adaptive device for weakened grip strength and arthritis.
Adult bib aiding in daily mouthcare and feeding.
Adaptive plate assists in aiding with independent eating for those with compromised manual dexterity.
Mouth rinses cleanses and promotes healing of minor oral wounds
Cervical Traction Wedge
Helps in restoring proper cervical curvature associated, with stiff neck, military neck, straight neck, and forward head tilt with consistent use