"Take Care of Your Smile" Wordfind

Did you resolve to brush and floss more often? It is a common New Year's resolution—and for good reason.

The older we get, the more important it is to take care of our teeth, gums or dentures. Good oral care isn't just about chewing and eating. Research shows that tooth loss, gum disease and ill-fitting dentures also can have a negative impact on a person's social interaction, communication, and general well-being. Tooth loss and gum disease have even been linked to heart disease and Alzheimer's!  


Follow your dentist's advice on oral care—and then take a break with this month's puzzle, which contains 20 words having to do with good oral health. Click here to download and print the puzzle.

Need a little help? Click here for the solution to the puzzle.


 

 

To find more information about oral health for older adults as well as affordable dental care resources, visit Aging and Disability Services Oral Health webpage.

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