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817 S. University Drive, Suite 103
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Alzheimer’s Dental Care in Plantation, FL

Alzheimer’s disease poses unique challenges to maintaining dental health. As Alzheimer's progresses, dementia patients may forget when and how to brush and floss their teeth. This conflict can jeopardize their oral health as well as cause other functional difficulties with chewing, digesting, and maintaining proper nutrition. If you care for an Alzheimer’s patient in early or late stage dementia, our experienced and compassionate Plantation, FL team is ready and able to help you get them the dental care they need to avoid decay and maintain their good oral health.

Signs of Dental Problems in Alzheimer’s Patients

Sometimes Alzheimer’s patients may not be able to communicate a dental problem, such as a toothache. If you notice any of the following behaviors, you should seek immediate dental care for the patient:

Dental Care Challenges for Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s and Home Dental Care

For everyone, dental health starts at home. To help an Alzheimer’s patient avoid dental problems we recommend the following:

Alzheimer’s Dental Care Appointments in Plantation, FL

We welcome Alzheimer’s patients and all other special needs patients. If you are an Alzheimer’s caregiver, you can schedule a special needs dentistry appointment with our Plantation, FL office today. Dr. Weiss, Dr. Waldee, and Dr. Hohimer are skilled special needs dentists, offering sleep and sedation dentistry and any other accommodations needed to treat Alzheimer’s patients gently and effectively. The Sleep Dentists proudly serve families daily throughout Plantation, Fort Lauderdale, and the surrounding Florida communities.

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817 S. University Drive, Suite 103, Plantation, FL 33324 USA
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