Determinants of oral health-related quality of life of the institutionalized elderly.

@article{Zenthfer2014DeterminantsOO,
  title={Determinants of oral health-related quality of life of the institutionalized elderly.},
  author={Andreas Zenth{\"o}fer and P Rammelsberg and Tomas Cabrera and Johannes Schr{\"o}der and Alexander Jochen Hassel},
  journal={Psychogeriatrics : the official journal of the Japanese Psychogeriatric Society},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={247-54}
}
BACKGROUND Diminished oral health of the institutionalized elderly has frequently been reported. This is not only of significance with regard to nutrition and general health, but it can also affect oral health-related quality of life. This paper evaluates the effects of oral and general conditions on oral health-related quality of life for the institutionalized elderly, as measured by the Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI). MATERIALS AND METHODS Ninety-four residents of four long… CONTINUE READING
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