The common dental problems in elderly are:
6.Tooth and gum decay.
7.Brittlenss of teeth.
10. Gum disease
- ØGingivitis– The bacteria in the plaque and tartar causes inflammation of gums that is called ‘gingivitis’
- ØPeriodontitis– When gingivitis is not treated it can advance to ‘periodontitis’ in which there is an inflammation of gums around the tooth.