Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center

Providing high-quality and affordable oral healthcare with a suite of nutrition, case management and wellness services to create a one-of-a-kind, integrated community-based system of care for older adults.

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To learn more about the Senior Dental Center, the state of oral healthcare for seniors today, or to make a tax-deductible donation, please visit seniordentalcenter.org.

Research Collaborators

Serving Seniors

Helping seniors in poverty live healthy and fulfilling lives. The new mission had to clearly demonstrate our core values and for us, it is all about changing and saving the lives of seniors struggling to meet their basic needs.

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Resources

Video Oct 04

Insights on Senior Dental Needs

Poor oral health is a significant public health issue for seniors in San Diego and across the nation. As Baby Boomers retire and people live longer, access to affordable dental care becomes more difficult.

Infographic Mar 23

Oral Health Should Not Take a Backseat to General Health, Particularly for Seniors in Need Infographic

Despite major advances in dentistry and the ability to prevent many oral healthcare issues, dental disease remains a significant and widespread public health problem in America.

PDF Oct 01

FIVE ORAL CARE TIPS FOR SENIORS

Maintaining a healthy mouth in a few easy steps:

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MANY SENIORS LACK ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE ORAL HEALTHCARE

Dental problems are a significant public health problem in America, particularly for low-income seniors.

Video Oct 05

Grand Opening of the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center

Poor oral health is a significant public health issue for seniors in San Diego and across the nation. As Baby Boomers retire and people live longer, access to affordable dental care becomes more difficult. According to San Diego County’s 2012 Survey of Older Americans, not being able to afford dental care was the most commonly reported

Video Jan 18

Leadership

Poor oral health is a significant public health issue for seniors in San Diego and across the nation. As Baby Boomers retire and people live longer, access to affordable dental care becomes more difficult. According to San Diego County’s 2012 Survey of Older Americans, not being able to afford dental care was the most commonly reported