Definitions for "Home Care"
Home care includes Medicare-certified home health agencies, hospice care, private duty services, home infusion therapy and home medical equipment.
It is important that you understand fully and complete your own dental care regime at home. Principally you should: Spend three minutes at least once a day cleaning your teeth, removing plaque from the teeth and gums with a toothbrush. Clean between all the teeth with floss, tape or inter-dental brushes. Use fluoride toothpaste. Clean your teeth at other times for social reasons. Have sugary drinks only with meals and try to avoid carbonated drinks. Substitute sugar in drinks with sweeteners. Visit the dental team regularly to monitor the effectiveness of your home care.
long term care option provided at home.