From the Summer 2016 edition of Care and cure magazine, people in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease appear to decline more quickly in their memory and thinking if they have gum disease.
Here you will find useful organisations and more information on dental care for people with dementia.
Explore the dental services available to people with dementia through the NHS.
See what kind of dental treatments are available to people at different stages of their dementia.
See which behavioural changes in a person with dementia may indicate dental problems.
Read how people's daily oral care needs can change as their dementia progresses.
Learn about potential difficulties that may arise from wearing dentures for people with dementia, and the potential benefits of denture marking.
Learn how medications can affect the oral health of people with dementia.
This information describes some of the dental problems that people with dementia may face at different stages and methods for treatment and prevention, including maintaining good oral health and wearing dentures.