Alzheimer’s, A Denture And Belly Dancing

Belly dancer

I remember well Ken’s pre-Alzheimer’s sense of humor which included a night out, a removable denture and a belly dancer.

September 28, 2012 – Ken’s teeth were, no doubt, pretty normal: enough cavities to keep his dentist busy and enough hygiene know how for a good balance during his growing-up years and into young adulthood.  Then there was a bit of neglect in twice-yearly checkups while serving in the Merchant Marine and then better care during his stint with the Navy.  But the dye was cast; he did not inherit the great salvia possessed by his father and mother to fight the good fight against cavity causing bacteria.  So it was as middle age approached the fillings gave way to necessary crowns and bridge work. Continue reading

Originally posted 2012-09-30 03:06:41.

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