Arthritis may actually be a major factor in declining oral health. When arthritis makes it difficult to perform routine oral homecare your mouth and your health will suffer.
Certain dental products are designed to make dental care less painful for arthritis sufferers. It is recommended that people with arthritis try securing their toothbrush to a wider object, such as a ruler, to ease hand pain while brushing. Electric toothbrushes can also help. Ask your dentist or hygienist for further suggestions.