Dental health of homeless adults in Toronto, Canada.

  title={Dental health of homeless adults in Toronto, Canada.},
  author={Rafael Figueiredo and Stephen W. Hwang and Carlos Alberto Montenegro Qui{\~n}onez},
  journal={Journal of public health dentistry},
  volume={73 1},
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to assess the oral health status of the Toronto adult homeless population; to learn how they perceive their own oral health; and to correlate the presence of oral disease with length of homelessness and unemployment. METHODS This cross-sectional descriptive study collected data from 191 homeless adults who were randomly selected using a stratified cluster sample at 18 shelters. A questionnaire and clinical oral examination were conducted with participants… CONTINUE READING
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