Tuesday, May 18, 2010

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

In a UK study, 78 to 94% of long term care residents were unable to clean their dentures themselves.

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 
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