Dental health status of the institutionalized elderly

some problems, considerations and solutions by S. K. Tandan

Publisher: Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto in [Toronto]

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Thesis (D.D.P.H.) - University of Toronto, 1980.

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  Dental healthcare personnel should stay informed and regularly consult with the state or local health department for region-specific information and recommendations, and should monitor trends in local case counts and deaths, especially for populations at higher risk for severe illness. As a reminder, dental healthcare personnel are licensed by.   Textbook of Geriatric Dentistry, Third Edition provides a comprehensive review of the aging process and its relevance to oral health and dentistry. Now in full colour, this third edition has been fully revised and updated with new material encompassing recent research and clinical developments within geriatric dentistry. Oral health in residents of long-term care facilities Geriatric diseases or pathological aging have a negative effect on the oral health. Along with the effects of the diseases or their treatment, this can mainly be attributed to the quality and quantity of daily oral hygiene measures, but occasionally 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 60 70 80 90 99 men. Through this research of institutionalized elderly, the oral health status which is worsened by aging could be confirmed. And the interest and positive participation of dental society on the elderly should come first in order to solve the rising treatment needs of the elderly patients.

Dental caries and periodontal disease have been considered as main determinants for the high occurrence of tooth loss and consequently for the high percentage of edentulism4,14, In developing countries like Brazil, tooth loss is associated with the lack of oral health policies aimed at older adults and the elderly population   The prevalence of oral mucosal alterations among the institutionalized elderly was previously demonstrated mainly by international studies. () In Brazil, such data were obtained through a localized study involving a single institution (8) or by recording the presence or absence of lesions. A Follow-up of vitamin B12 and lipids status is essential in older people, being closely related to non-communicable diseases. Their relationships with cognitive and physical status are not clear. The aim was to analyze the evolution of vitamin B12 and related parameters, lipid and hematological profiles, and their relationships with cognitive and physical status among institutionalized elderly. Your oral health might contribute to various diseases and conditions, including: Endocarditis. This infection of the inner lining of your heart chambers or valves (endocardium) typically occurs when bacteria or other germs from another part of your body, such as your mouth, spread through your bloodstream and attach to certain areas in your heart.

Oral Health & Well-Being in the United States summarizes select data on self-reported oral health status, attitudes and dental care utilization among United States adults as of based on an innovative household survey. See the report: Oral Health and Well-Being in the United States (PDF) - see the national results in an easy to read infographic.   Oral care using brushes and oral rinses have been shown to significantly reduce pneumonia development and fever in the sick and elderly populations. An important new role of speech-language pathologists is to assert themselves as practitioners and advocates of better oral health with these populations. The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) PACE is a Medicare/ Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) managed care program that provides health care and support services to individuals 55 years of age and older. The goal of PACE is to assist frail individuals to live in their communities as independently as possible. Background: Oral health of the geriatric population plays a major role in their overall health and quality of life. There is lack of access to dental care among the institutionalized elderly and there is a need to know their felt oral health needs and oral health evaluation of this population.

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Abstract A study has been conducted to assess the oral health status and need for dental treatment among elderly Cape Coloreds resident in homes for the aged in the Cape Peninsula of South Africa. This paper describes the prevalence of diseases of the mouth with special reference to denture‐induced lesions and white lesions of the oral by: Rao, Ashwini and Sequeira, Peter S.

and *, Soben Peter and *, Rajeev A () Oral Health Status of the Institutionalized Elderly in Mangalore. Indian Journal of Dental Research, 10 (2).

Cited by: 6. This study was carried out among institutionalized elderly aged 60 years and above residing in Mangalore. The oral health status was assessed using the modified Oral Health Assessment Form.

The most frequently observed periodontal condition was shallow pockets seen in % of the Dental health status of the institutionalized elderly book subjects. Numerous impairments cause suffering to the institutionalized elderly person.

The medically compromised or severely demented patient, especially one with swallowing difficulties, presents a challenge to the dental practitioner. This paper summarizes typical geriatric dental problems that caregivers in a long-term care (LTC) facility should find by: 6.

Oral health status is poor in the elderly institutionalized Lebanese population, which should promote a multidisciplinary team sharing responsibility for daily oral hygiene and access to dental treatment.

Oral health status of institutionalized elderly Cape Coloreds from the Cape Peninsula of South Africa. van Wyk CW, Farman AG, Staz J.

A study has been conducted to assess the oral health status and need for dental treatment among elderly Cape Coloreds resident in homes for the aged in the Cape Peninsula of South Africa.

This study aims to identify self-perceived oral health status in institutionalized elderly in Brazil, using the Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI) and to seek associations with objective and subjective conditions and behavior related to oral health, individual traits, and environmental factors.

Considering the relation between OHRQoL and oral health status, Matthias et al. proposed to use GOHAI as a predictor of objective oral health conditions in institutionalized elderly, with good sensitivity when comparing with other indicators of oral health-related quality of life to identify unmet need for dental treatment (7,10,21).

Therefore. Oral and dental health of non-institutionalized elderly people in Spain. Author links open overlay panel María Morales-Suárez-Varela a b c Pilar Ibáñez-Cabanell d e Natalia Gimeno-Clemente a b José Manuel Roig-García d e María Adoración Nieto-García f Agustín Llopis-González a b María Morales-Suárez-Varela a b c Pilar Ibáñez-Cabanell d e Natalia Gimeno-Clemente a b José.

The findings of this study clearly demonstrate high unmet needs for prosthetic care among an institutionalized elderly population. Brauer L, Besserman M, Frijs-Madsen B. and Brauer E. Oral health status and needs for dental treatment in geriatric patients in a Danish district hospital.

Subjective Oral Health Status Indicators and Their Relation to Nutritional Status among Institutionalized Elderly in Alexandria Article (PDF Available) in Egyptian dental journal To assess the oral health status of elderly residents living in nursing homes, and to determine whether there have been any changes between and Material and methods.

The dental, periodontal, prosthetic, and oral mucosal status was recorded for elderly long-term residents in. Dental status, xerostomia and the oral health‐related quality of life of an elderly institutionalized population David Locker BDS, PhD Professor, Community Dental Health Services Research Unit, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto,Edward Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1G6; @ Conclusion: The oral health status of elderly people was found to be poor.

Hence, it is concluded from this study that tooth loss is higher among the geriatric group residing in old age homes and.

Byaccording to the US Census, the number of US adults aged 65 years or older is expected to reach 98 million, 24% of the overall population. 1 Older Americans with the poorest oral health tend to be those who are economically disadvantaged, lack insurance, and are members of racial and ethnic minorities.

Being disabled, homebound, or institutionalized (e.g., seniors who live in nursing. Oral health‐related quality of life and nutritional status of institutionalized elderly population aged 60 years and above in Mysore City, India.

Objective: To assess whether oral health–related quality of life (OHRQoL) is associated with nutritional status in the institutionalised elderly population of Mysore.

for oral health (Petersen, ; Petersen, a). InWHO initiated a global survey to highlight the needs for improving oral health of older people.

The objectives of the present report are as follows: 1. To provide a situation analysis of the oral health status and use of oral health. Abstract An investigation was conducted to establish the dental status of elderly patients in two geriatric hospitals in Limerick, Ireland, in terms of denture status and the number of teeth present.

Seventy eight percent of those examined were edentulous, but only 27% of edentulous patients were wearing maxillary and mandibular dentures. A cross-sectional study was performed of individuals aged 65 years and above (n=1,), resident in the health region of Barcelona and in Brazil.

Two surveys and exams relating to the oral health status of institutionalized elderly persons in Brazil (in ) and in Barcelona, Spain (in ) were carried out. Oral disorders are cumulative throughout life and hence unfavourable outcomes are likely to be greatest among the elderly.

A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted among institutionalized geriatric population in old-age homes of Jabalpur city, Madhya Pradesh, to assess their prosthetic status and prosthetic needs.

This is in reference to the research article entitled, “Dental Prosthetic Status and Prosthetic Need of the Institutionalized Elderly Living in Geriatric Homes in Mangalore: A Pilot Study” published in ISRN Dentistry [] regarding which we find the following discrepancies in the paper and request publication of an erratum for the benefit of the scientific community.

Previous studies have identified considerable barriers to dental care and unmet dental needs among institutionalized elderly. This study examined physical and financial arrangements for dental care of institutionalized elderly in Singapore. Chief administrators of the 68 homes for the elderly in Singapore were interviewed.

Objective: The objective of this study was to compare the caries, periodontal status, and toothbrushing practices of Chinese elderly people with and without dementia.

Methods: This cross-sectional study recruited Chinese people aged 65 years or over attending daycare centers in Hong Kong.

The participants’ dementia status was identified from their medical record. The aim of the study was to de-termine the oral health status and treatment needs of elderly residents of residential homes in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Methods: Among elderly residents, 83 (51 males, and 32 females) of them were interviewed and clini-cally examined according to WHO criteria by two calibrated dentists.

Results: The mean age of the subjects was 72 ± Despite major imp rovements in oral health for the population as a whole, oral health disparities exist for man y racial and ethnic groups, by socioeconomic status (SES), gender, age and geographic location. Tooth loss, which varies greatly by state and SES, is an oral health indicator that illustrates th e wide variation across the country.

Oral health is important for food choice. Chewing is the first step in the digestive process. Adequate general health in the elderly is essential to a good quality of life. The absence of teeth affects digestive capacity and nutritional status. Oral health is also an important factor for improving the quality of life of the elderly.

The oral health of an ageing population, especially that of the institutionalized elderly population, constitutes a significant concern because it is closely linked to general health and the quality of life. Shared common risk factors drive the development and worsening of poor oral health and non-communicable diseases, which eventually lead to self-care inability.

Learn about oral health and older adults: dry mouth, burning mouth syndrome, saliva and salivary gland disorders and more. The relationship between prosthetic status and the geriatric oral health assessment index in a group of institutionalized elderly of an Indian city: A cross-sectional study.

Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, 14 (6), –   This systematic review aimed to compare the nutritional status and oral health in older adults individuals. Three databases (Medline-Pubmed, Scopus and EMBASE) were searched up to October 28th for studies that performed the Subjective Global Assessment (SGA) or the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) and an oral examination performed by a dental professional, either dental.

The association between oral health and malnutrition has been investigated in detail. The nutrition of elderly subjects in residential care homes is determined by caregivers, dietitians or nutritionists and managed by changing the consistency of their supplied food.

However, few reports have described the relationship between oral condition and supplied food consistency.Book of Abstracts of the Peradeniya University Research Sessions, Sri Lanka - Vol. 17 th July, 3 EFFECT OF DENTURE STATUS ON ORAL HEALTH RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE OF INSTITUTIONALIZED OLDER INDIVIDUALS IN SRI LANKA I.

P. Thilakumara1, R. M. Jayasingha2, M. L. Pathirathna3, S. Kularathna4, R. D. Jayasinghe5.Get this from a library! Oral health care for the institutionalized elderly: teaching modules for nurses and nurses' aides on geriatric oral health care.

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