Factors affecting denture use in some institutionalized elderly people.


This study was conducted to assess which factors were related to the ability of elderly residents of nursing homes to use dentures. For 205 patients in two nursing homes in Chuou-ku, Tokyo, dentists and caregivers examined oral status (caries, status of restoration, missing teeth and occlusal support) as well as denture use, Activities of Daily Living (ADL… (More)


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@article{Minakuchi2006FactorsAD, title={Factors affecting denture use in some institutionalized elderly people.}, author={Shunsuke Minakuchi and Seiji Takaoka and Junji Ito and Kazuhiro Shimoyama and Hiroshi Uematsu}, journal={Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry}, year={2006}, volume={26 3}, pages={101-5} }