Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Dental Did You Know: Long Term Care Residents and Lack of Tooth Hygiene

In a UK study, 72 to 84% of long term care residents were unable to brush their own teeth.

Source: Hase H, Oral Health and Aging: Addressing Issues and Providing Solutions, Oral Health, May 2010, Vol 87, No 4, pg 18-23.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
(905) 273-7100