Tag: older adults

In the Words of a Patient

Patients at the Senior Dental Center are like family, and hearing about their treatment experiences helps us understand the impact our services have in each one of their lives. I did not know that I had found dental heaven when I stumbled upon the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center. This is far and…

First and Foremost, Our Patients!

Age-Friendly Grant Awarded to the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center It is with tremendous pleasure that we would like to announce that the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center has been awarded $30,000 from The San Diego Foundation’s Age-Friendly Communities Program!  This grant will support our continuous efforts to enhance the lives…

Times of San Diego: Opinion: Oral Cancer in Seniors is More Common than You Might Think

By Karen Becerra, DDS, MPH While people might prioritize physical and mental well-being, many may not put the words “dental” and “health” next to each other in their minds. “Dental work is cosmetic,” they might say, as they put off seeing the dentist for another year. “Everyone has problems with their teeth. Besides, my insurance…