I don't think so.
I Would Like To Hire A Care Provider For Three Hours A Week To Check On My Mother. No Physical Help Is Needed Just Companionship. Do I Really Need To Become An Employer Or Can I Hire On A 1099 Basis?
This is a tough question. This site helps to somewhat understand it better: https://squareup.com/townsquare/1099-vs-w2-which-do-you-want I think if you pay someone less than 2,100 per year, you don't have to worry about it if you both agree. I am not really sure so more research... more
It depends how deep the pockets are. However, professional dental care is a must, as well as strict at home care. Dentists and their assistants can do a deep cleaning to clean out the pockets and the teeth below the gum line.